Glenmorangie The Tayne
Glenmorangie The Tayne, NAS, 43 %
The Glenmorangie The Tayne is named after a 16th century Spanish galleon shipwrecked just offshore from the distillery. It has been matured in ex-bourbon casks and then finished in Amontillado sherry casks.
You can pick up a 1 litre bottle of the Glenmorangie The Tayne at around GBP 85.
Nose: Chocolate and coffee beans. Vanilla, raisins, figs and prunes. Honey cake with time.
Taste: Full-bodied and creamy mouthfeel. Pepper and hints of chili upfront. Ginger and honey.
Finish: Medium long. A bit darker now. Rich and creamy caramel sauce with a sprinkling of dried fruits. remains very creamy throughout. Pepper, dark chocolate, nougat and almond paste.
Comments: My clear favourite in the Glenmorangie Legends series.
Image from Master of Malt.
Sláinte! - Thomas