Review #1026 – Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, Sherry Finish

Review #1026 | Scotch Review #349 – Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta Sherry Finish

The Schtick: This is a Glenmorangie expression that takes the 10yr core expression and finishes it for 2 additional years in a sherry cask. It also gets a slight bump in proof.

Distiller: Glenmorangie

Bottler: Glenmorangie

ABV: 43% ABV

Age: 12 Years

Nose: Vanilla, toffee, light sulfur. Dates, figs, light syrupy Dole fruit syrup. Some stewed fruits.

Taste: Medium mouth feel. Sweet toffee, sweet stewed fruits. Nice and jammy. Light sulfur. That Glenmorangie bitterness is back, but not as bad as the 10yr. Lots of rich sherry, and a reasonably mouth feel despite the lower proof.

Finish: Short, not much going on here. Some fruits and toffee and then it’s gone.

Overall: Pretty good until you get to the entirely unremarkable finish. That said, it’s not bad, and competes with something like Balvenie Doublewood head on fairly well.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 5


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