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Glenmorangie 10 Year Old 2 Crystal Tumblers

Glenmorangie Original 10 Year Old

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@cweidlerReview by @cweidler

13th Feb 2010


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  • Finish
  • Balance
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I happened across a bottle of this in a gift set at my local liquor store about a year ago, in December. It was intended to be a gift to a friend, but it just so happened that about a week before Christmas we had a big falling out due to personal issues (his fiance), and I ended up keeping the bottle for myself.

The nose is very citric, almost lemon/orange peels, accompanied by almond paste and honey. It has a nice light body as I expected of Glenmorangie. On the palate it is a bit citric, with some notes of honey, orange zest, clove, almonds and spice; almost buttery in it's approach.

The finish is fairly long, but rather bland and boring for my palate, it's almost too light in flavor. Not atrocious or something I would say stay away from like the black plague, but not something I would jump up and down to buy again. Definitely not a whisky for someone who likes bold flavors; this is all about subtlety.

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PeatAndMeat commented

"Definitely not a whisky for someone who likes bold flavors; this is all about subtlety."

Just about sums it up perfectly.

13 years ago 0

jwise commented

Excellent review. I could really taste the whisky as you were describing it, and frankly, you nailed the elements which keep me away from it! This is one whisky which I'm glad I didn't buy a bottle!

13 years ago 0

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