Glenmorangie / Glenmorangie

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban (12 yr) Review

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban My experiences thus far with Port finished whiskies have pretty much unanimously been positive so i was really looking forward to the Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban when i received it as a present at Christmas.

Essentially like most of the Glenmorangie finished range these are matured for 10 years in ex-bourbon casks beforebeing finished for a further 2 years in ex port pipes.

I enjoy port finishes much more than most of the wine finishes, i think it's the thicker, fruitier, more jam like qualities that i like about it, and the fact i enjoy a glass or two of port on occasion also.

This cracking dram can be picked up from Master of Malt.

Tasting Notes & Details


my first words were om nom nom nom this whisky really smells good enough to eat, it's like a redcurrent jam with dark mollasses sugar and sweet oakyness, touches of menthol and acetone mix nicely to give it a really rounded nose


more of the redcurrent jam sweetness on the tongue along with a gentle amount of menthol and bitter dark chocolate.


smooth and silky with a heartwarming afterglow

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban (12 yr)
Age: 12
ABV: 46.00
Distiller: Glenmorangie
Bottler: Glenmorangie
Type: Single Malt
From: Scotland, Highland
Posted: 17/01/2013 by Tom

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