The first release in the Legends collection, a travel retail range, The Duthac honours the annual pilgrimage of King James IV to the shrine of Saint Duthac, found in Tain, the home of Glenmorangie. Matured in ex-bourbon casks, before being split, with one parcel finished in ex-PX (Pedro Ximénez) sherry casks, and the other finished in charred virgin oak casks. Bottled at 43%
Nose: Pear, toffee apple and Brazil nuts with an underlying spicy, toasted oak note.
Palate: Milk chocolate, toffee, leather and soft aniseed. The spiciness is definite, but gentle, with hints of ginger and clove.
Finish: Vanilla, apricots in cream and almond marzipan.