Glenmorangie 12 Years Nectar d'Or

The Sauternes barrels for ripening give this golden nectar delicious, sweet syrup flavors that combine wonderfully with the citrus flavor of the northern Highlands.

The Sauternes barrels for ripening give this golden nectar delicious, sweet syrup flavors that combine wonderfully with the citrus flavor of the northern Highlands.

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9907
Glenmorangie
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
46%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon
Wine
Chill filtration - WithoutArtifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Spices:
Zitrus:
Nutmeg:
Sherry:
Vanilla:
Lime:
Coconut:
Orange:
Date:
Honey:
Nuts:
Cinnamon:
Lemon:
Berries:
Dried Fruit:
Floral:
Grape:
Malt:
Oak:
Oil:
Peach:
Pear:
Plum:
Strawberry:
Herbs:
Tasting
Spices:
Sweet:
Nuts:
Ginger:
Zitrus:
Almonds:
Lime:
Nutmeg:
Chili:
Fruit:
Oak:
Oil:
Vanilla:
Honey:
Orange:
Chocolate:
Grape:
Grapefruit:
Pepper:
Sherry:
Berries:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Coconut:
Dark Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Floral:
Lemon:
Salt:
Seaweed:
Herbs:
Maritime Notes:
Herb:
Finish
Sweet:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Ginger:
Nuts:
Chocolate:
Nutmeg:
Zitrus:
Fruit:
Lemon:
Oil:
Oak:
Almonds:
Honey:
Malt:
Sherry:
Berries:
Chili:
Dried Fruit:
Leather:
Orange:
Pepper:
Red Currant:
Salt:
Tropical Fruit:
Maritime Notes:
Herb:

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13. Jan 2016
Nosing:
VanillaLemon white wine
Taste:
LimeOrangeSweetNutmegCoconutSpicesAlmondsHoneyOilGinger
Finish:
Long with spiciness
Comment:
Nosing:
Fruity with lime and orange peel, sultanas and dates. Spicy notes of coconut and nutmeg.
Taste:
Sweet and mild with ginger, nutmeg and toasted almonds. Syrupy hints of lime and honeycomb.
Finish:
Long and sweet with lemon zest, white chocolate, vanilla and a hint of ginger and nutmeg.
Comment:
08. Jan 2017
12. Jul 2016
Nosing: Vanilla freshing FruitFruitLimeSherrySpices

Taste: fresh LimeSweetOrange then softer AlmondsOil

Finish: medium VanillaOil

Comment: Refreshing Highland! Bravissimo!
12. Jul 2016
27. Oct 2018
Nosing: OrangeVanillaFloralHoney

Taste: FloralGingerGrape (demonstrating the white wine (Sauternes) cask influence)

Finish: AlmondsNutmeg , the barest hint of Oak

Comment: 'Gentle' is perhaps the most appropriate adjective to describe this offering from The Glenmorangie. The Nectar D'Or is perfume-like on the nose. The lack of Sherry maturation is clear.

The Nectar D'Or taste experience is somewhat muted as well, at least compared to flavors that are common to The Glenmorangie profile. Not overtly sweet - either sugary or fruity - in any sense.

This different taste experience is not cited as a detriment to Nectar D'Or. Rather, these differences are valuable qualities in their own right - just different than one might expect from the brand's traditional characteristics.

Overall, a quite enjoyable change-of-pace whisky that is distinct from both sherried and peated options.
16. Oct 2019
Nosing: Love it

Taste: Love it

Finish: Best

Comment:
FruitFruitFruitFruitSweetSweetSweetSweetVanillaVanillaVanillaVanilla
12. Oct 2015
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31. Mar 2016
20. Dec 2016