Glenmorangie The Quarter Century 25 Year

Single Malt

Glenmorangie // Highlands, Scotland

community rating

4 out of 5 stars
( 25 )

The oldest member of Glenmorangie's "Extra-Matured" range, The Quarter Century showcases the highly-respected wood program under Bill Lumsden's stewardship at the Glenmorangie Distillery. The whisky is a blend of single malts that have spent twenty-five years in a combination of ex-bourbon barrels sourced from the American Ozarks, ex-red wine casks from Burgundy, France, and ex-Oloroso sherry Spanish oak.

  • age
    25 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 American oak, ex-red Wine French oak, ex-Oloroso Spanish oak

Tasting Notes

"Starting sweet, the nose quickly turns to myriad of fruit--apples and pear slices dipped in lemon juice, stone fruits (particularly plums), and cherries. Thoughts of thick oak doors, polished brass trimming the edges, leads to a garden of freshly-mown grass. The palate is oily and thickens considerably, bringing back all the fruits in the form of a Christmas cake seated next to dark chocolate. The finish is lengthy and brings with it ginger and nutmeg. "

Score 91

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