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Glenmorangie Nectar D'or | 46.0% | Highland
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Distillery Info
Glenmorangie Distillery, Scotland     founded: 1843 | active
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Meet Deets
Meet #44   |   23/11/13   |   Hosted by Will
Will's premier hosting and somewhat of a premier cru of an evening: two sweet wine cask finishes and a whole lotta beef sandwiches, and no shortage of love.
Other bottles sampled:
#86 Caol Ila 1991 17yo | SSWC review 44b
Smells
With your head stuck in a beehive you catch the whiff of the silage outside, sounds like this could be the start of a Police investigation! The scent is of citrus fruits, apples, toffee & vanilla and honey dont forget the honey.
Tastes
Winey and sweet, the Nectar Dr tastes of sherry (actual sherry) or perhaps a Chteau d'Yquem. Gob-stopping sweetness; Cherry Coke, cream soda and apricot jam but with the sour ending of the last sugary key lurking at the bottom of a packet of Tangfastics. Hints of peppercorns and rocket with the slight saltiness akin to a mermaid's tear (or was that just a taste of le sandwich au boeuf?)


  Being one of the finest sweet wines, there are plenty of delicious casks to use..
Finish & Comments
Medium to long, The sweetness and pepper linger. The best descriptor has to 'bee': aniseed balls!
Cost
~£45 (70cl)
Useful Links
Master of Malt: Glenmorangie Nectar D'or   |   http://www.masterofmalt.com/whiskies/glenmora
Wikipedia: Sauternes   |   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sauternes_(wine)
Rating
We've always scored out of 10 in our group (see number in red box, below), with scores regularly given across that spectrum. The value out of 100 below is adjusted to the scale most commonly used for whisky reviews, to allow for better comparison.


83 / 100


7.1
Average score



Detailed scores (out of 10)
Hamish: 6.5
Iain: 7.6
Jamie: 7.5
Liz: 6.2
Lucy: 8
Lundy: 8
Martin: 5.9
Phil: 7.9
Russell: 6.7
Shelley: 6.6
Will: 6.9
Tasting Game Points (out of 0)
No scores available.

 


 
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