Vanishing Spirit

Glenmorangie’s latest limited-edition whisky began to disappear even before its release. In 1994, Bill Lumsden, the director of distilling, whisky creation, and whisky stocks for Glenmorangie, experimented with further aging already-matured single malts in barrels other than traditional bourbon and sherry casks. The enhanced, complex whiskies that his endeavors have since yielded place this Highland […]

Best of the Best 2012: Spirits: Glenmorangie Pride 1981 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Typically, single-malt Scotch is aged in ex-bourbon barrels and used sherry casks. But in 1994, Glenmorangie—the best-selling single malt in Scotland—began releasing the results of experiments with additional aging in different barrels for already-matured single-malt whiskies to enhance their flavors. Under the direction of Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie’s master distiller and head of whisky creation, a […]

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