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PRIVATE EDITION NO. 9 SPÌOS HIGHLAND SINGLE MALT Fully matured in American ex-rye casks
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer GLENMORANGIE
Light gold colour. Spicy, honeyed, elegant, ripe plum-lemon meringue-tinged nose with some caramel notes. Very attractive, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, spicy, honeyed, harmonious, bright, ripe, smooth, plum purée and caramel flavours with a lingering, gently honeyed, bright finish. Has 46% alcohol and with lot number with lot number L6887809112017 on the lower part of the glass bottle. CSPC 554584
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Cha Hob
Country Scotland
Rating ***/***+(94 points)
Honeyed, Intense, Smooth, Caramel
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Nose: Roasty and seductively attractive: healthy spice fits beautifully with the light mocha notes; Taste: mmmmm!! What a delivery! The malt is in supercharged form, sensationally intense yet the trick is the layering: this is not a wall of barley but a slow build up, one line above the next. The sweetness is provided by deft and tactile ulmo honey which mingles with the grist, then a more lightweight orange blossom honey...all the while bowing lower than the malt which reigns supreme; Finish: superb spices tangle and pulse, but never outflank the malt. Even the oak is happy to provide only the lightest of vanilla flourishes; Balance and overall Complexity: Glenmorangie displaying countless layers of brilliance. Breathtakingly beautiful. Score - 95.5 (Jim Murray, Whisky Bible, 2018) Price $ 179.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 26, 2018
Cases bought 59 (6 bottles per case)

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