Glenmorangie Companta – 46% ABV, OB, NCF
Marketing Blurb: Glenmorangie has launched it’s fifth annual special edition, Companta (which stands for friendship in Scots Gaelic). Companta has been matured in Grand Cru casks from Clos de Tart and those of a sweet fortified wine from Côtes du Rhône.
Bottled at 46% ABV, and non-chill filtered, for extra body and texture, Glenmorangie Companta is available from specialist retailers and department stores now at £69.99 and is selling out very quickly.
Let’s crack on and take a look!
Blair Athol – 22yo – IB (The Maltman) – Refill Sherry Cask – 49.1% NCF
Colour: Full golden.
Nose: Instantly an old dunnage / oak cask nose here that puts you in a relaxed state of mind. Some leather, a touch of polish, a bit of dry must, and after a short moment sweet winter fruits start to come through, stewed fruits in a bowl with a dollop of vanilla custard.
Ben Nevis – 17yo – IB (The Maltman) – Fino Sherry Cask – 49.3% NCF
Colour: A natural rich golden yellow.
Nose: Sweet malt, oak, nuts, zingy autumn fruits and cream… really interesting and holds your noses attention.