Years Matured: 12
Style: Single Malt
Nose: sweet, fruitcake, chocolate mint, vanilla, hot on the nose
Body: firm, round
Palate: sweet, nutmeg, cherries, light peat
Finish: long zesty finish, bitter chocolate, peat, almond oil
Every now and then I like to enjoy a sizable bedtime dram. When its been a long day and I am craving something rich and delicate I reach for this special bottling of Glenmorangie. The Quinta Ruban is finished for two years in port casks. When Brandy is added in the port making process it kills the fermentation process leaving a high amount of unfermented sugar. When combined with the vanilla leached from the oak casks you get rich chocolate notes with a hint of mint, cherries, and other fruit. The finish is long and will sticks with me as I slowly wade into slumberland.