The Glenmorangie Tale of Winter 13yr Single Malt Highland Scotch Whisky
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The Glenmorangie Tale of Winter 13yr Single Malt Highland Scotch Whisky

Item # 45263 750mL
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 3 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

Following the smashing success of last year's one-off Tale of Cake, Tale of Winter expands on the dessert theme with a thirteen year single malt that has been aged in Marsala Wine casks from Siciliy. There are notes of tropical fruits, fresh panetone, creamy salted butter with toasted malt and layers of baking spice. A beautiful whisky that walks a tight rope of hedonistic bounty. Available in limited quantities.

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Staff Pick Notes

Is it really possible to capture the cozy sweater, snuggled in a blanket by a warm fireplace feeling of winter in liquid? Glenmorangie’s Tale of Winter parlays the scene quite well. Soft aromas of allspice, ginger, and nutmeg are layered with dried apricot, peach and citrus peel. Hints of honey and toffee are balanced by the oak treatment of both bourbon and marsala barrels, making this a dram sure to warm your bones. The finish is well balanced - not too dry, not too sweet. If this sounds like the dram for you this season, snap it up before the snow melts. Just like winter, this limited bottling won’t last forever.


Astor's Glossary of Terms


As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”


Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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