Glenlivet 18

Glenlivet 18

Price: $90 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Glenlivet / Pernod Ricard

Region: Speyside

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 18 years

Cask Type: First and second fill European and American oak

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Very strong floral notes, rosewater, pear, apple, pie crust, sugar, and barley

Mouthfeel: Light

Palate/Taste: Strong apple and yeast with a malt forward profile. Grass, honey and a bit of ginger.

Finish: Under medium warmth and length with pears, flowers, and oak

Thoughts: A big step forward from the 12 year, the flavors are much more pronounced and the extra abv helps the mouthfeel.

Score: 77 out of 100

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