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31 Jan 2009

Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX

Tasting notes by Ruben Luyten - Posted in * News

Glenmorangie SonnaltaGlenmorangie Sonnalta PXJohn Hansell’s website announced a new range of Glenmorangie ”private expressions” today. The Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX will be the first release in this series. It will be finished in Pedro Ximenez  casks, the darkest, richest type of sherry with intense notes of raisins and syrup (dessert wine of course).

It’s said to be fruity (raisins, coconut, banana, apple) and light, sort of an aperitif whisky.

Glenmorangie Sonnalta will be available in travel retail only for around € 70.

I will be reviewing most of the current Glenmorangie expressions (Original, Lasanta, Nectar d’Or, Quinta Ruban, Signet) in the next couple of weeks, by the way.

Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX Ruben Luyten 2009-01-31
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  • alexander boyle

    this is truly the best single malt whisky that I have had the honour to drink , it is an exquisite experience and I thank my sassenach son in-law for gifting me this incredible pleasure

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