Glenmorangie presented its new Private Edition single malt. The new whisky expression matured in first-fill American casks that previously rye whiskey. The whisky's name Spios - to be pronounced as Spee-os - is inspired by the spicy character of these American beauties. Spios means as much as spice in Scots Gaelic.
The inspiration for Glenmorangie Spios comes from the travels of dr. Bill Lumsden to the rye producing whiskey distilleries in the 1990's.
Glenmorangie Spios is bottled at 46% ABV, comes without an age statement is as described as a "full-bodied, savoury single malt which brings to mind American rye whiskeys golden age".
The new single malt will available at specialist liquor stores for £60 - £79 / €100.
Source: Press release LVMH