Rich, spiced single malt brings delicious new dimension to Glenmorangie’s core range

Bourbon casks, new charred oak and rye whiskey casks unite for deep harmony

Glenmorangie Highland single malt Scotch whisky today unveils a rich and subtly spiced whisky which brings a delicious new dimension to its core range. Inspired by the natural splendour of the Highlands to create a deep harmony of flavours, the Distillery’s whisky makers have married together three carefully chosen types of casks in Glenmorangie Triple Cask Reserve. Uniting bourbon casks and new charred oak with rye whiskey casks – rarely used in the Scotch whisky industry – this bottling abounds with notes of pear, candied orange, honeysuckle and clove.

For 180 years, Glenmorangie’s whisky creators have been endlessly imaginative on their search to dream up delicious whiskies. They craft their more delicate, fruity spirit in stills as tall as a giraffe to allow more space for taste and aroma. Then they age it in the world’s finest casks. Through this whisky’s judicious cask selection, they deliciously balance gentle spice with Glenmorangie’s signature elegance.

The Triple Cask Reserve arose from the Whisky Creation Team’s vision of a whisky inspired by Glenmorangie’s Highland surroundings. Their rugged, natural splendour evokes a sense of deep harmony, reflected in the harmonious flavours of this single malt. Fruity smoothness emerges from whisky aged in bourbon casks. Fuller, richer notes are brought by whisky finished in new charred oak casks. Those classic notes are balanced by drier, savoury hints of clove, nutmeg and cinnamon, from single malt wholly matured in rye whiskey casks. With its symphony of fruity aromas and creamy rich tastes, subtly cut through with spice, Glenmorangie Triple Cask Reserve is delicious served neat, on ice or in cocktails.

Glenmorangie’s Master Blender Gillian Macdonald said: “By uniting these three different cask types in Glenmorangie Triple Cask Reserve we have created a deeply harmonious whisky. Using bourbon and new charred oak, we celebrate our whisky’s classic, fruity sweetness. Laced with the savoury notes and subtle spice of rye whiskey casks – seldom used at Glenmorangie – this whisky brings a new balance of flavours to our core range. Inspired by the Highlands’ natural splendour, its luscious aromas of pear, candied orange peel and honeysuckle, and tastes of vanilla, maple syrup and clove, promise to delight everyone who tries our delicious single malt.”

Glenmorangie Triple Cask Reserve is initially available in the UK, Germany, France, the U.S. and South Africa. It is available now from Sainsbury’s, Tesco and, RRP: £33.

Tasting Notes for Glenmorangie Triple Cask Reserve

Glenmorangie Triple Cask Reserve is bottled at 40% ABV

Colour: Paprika

Aroma: Luscious and tropical, with a combination of pears, vanilla, candied orange peel, honeysuckle, grapefruit and pear-flavour boiled sweets. Some gentle spices are present, such as cinnamon, clove and nutmeg, followed by some more luscious sweetness, reminiscent of maple syrup and crème brulee. With a splash of water, there is a big burst of creamy vanilla, white chocolate, pears, melon and finally some soft, oaky notes.

Taste: The mouthfeel is creamy and viscous, with a burst of creme brulée, cherry chocolate, fudge, tangy orange sherbet, clove, sweet chilli and some chewy, ripe tropical fruits. This then leads into more of the influence from the oak wood, with maple syrup, almond marzipan and the gentlest of spices.

Finish: Rich, sweet, spicy and almost chewy in nature.

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