AGED: 32 years
DISTILLED ON: November 5, 1981
BOTTLE ON: September 17, 2014
MATURED IN: Refill Sherry Hogshead
CASK NO: 9453
BOTTLE NO: of 150
The Glenlivet distillery is a distillery near Ballindalloch in Moray, Scotland that produces single malt Scotch whisky. It is the oldest legal distillery in the parish of Glenlivet, and the production place of the Scottish whisky of the same name. It is described in packaging and advertising as “The single malt that started it all”. It was founded in 1824 and has operated almost continuously since. The Glenlivet brand is the biggest selling single malt whiskey in the United States and the second biggest selling single malt brand globally.
NOSE: ‘old’ tobacco, leather polish, bitter chocolate, walnut liqueur, herbal teas, old dry sherry.
TASTE: some leathery and spicy fruits, green oranges, mint lozenges, plenty of walnuts, bay leaves, and some juniper.
FINISH: long, with herbs and fresh walnuts.
PER CS: 6