The Glenlivet 12 Years Old Excellence Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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 was founded in 1824 and has operated almost continuously since. The distillery remained open throughout the Great Depression and its only closure came during World War II. The Glenlivet distillery has grown in the post-war period to become one of the biggest single malt distilleries.
Colour: Full amber gold.
Nose: Honey & fruit, peaches, apricot, floral, cereal barley grist, orange, barley sugar sweeties, orange blossom, honeysuckle, summer flower meadows.
Taste: Quite light & watery in mouthfeel at 40%, honey & golden syrup, vanilla sponge & madeira cake, orange and lemon (sweet not sharp & citric), barley sugar sweeties, fragrant/floral; rose, apple, and a hint of herbal.
Finish: Medium-short, light, sweet and floral.