Glenmorangie Lasanta Sherry Cask Finish 12 Year

Single Malt

Glenmorangie // Highlands, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 2019 )

"Lasanta" is Gaelic for "warmth and passion”. It is one of the core expressions in the Extra Matured range for The Glenmorangie. This single malt spends its first 10 years in American oak ex-bourbon barrels. After that initial maturation, it finishes its aging in former oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry butts. Note: In the summer of 2019, this and two others in the Extra Matured range got a revamped package. The Lasanta remains a 12 year-old product and its production remains the same.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon, finished in ex-oloroso & Pedro Ximenez sherry butts

Tasting Notes

"There is a rich raisin ice cream thing happening here, but instead of rum, it is whisky. The proof of the whisky allows for the splendid spices to emerge such as nutmeg and cinnamon and finishes up with more dried fruits and hazelnut."

Score 87

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