Berrys' Own Selection

The Glenlivet

1971

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 69
Specifications
Brand: The Glenlivet, Berrys' Own Selection, Berry Bros. & Rudd
Expression: 1971
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
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Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Earthy. Humus. Mushrooms. Roasted apples. Pears cooked in a vanilla syrup.
Palate: Dry,slightly sour then opening on sweet exotic fruit seasoned with spices. Mango, pomegranate. Hint ofgrated coconut.
Finish: Dry,spicy.Ginger biscuits
Comment: A fruity malt with some complexity. Good spicy frame.
7.8
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Oak. Light toffee apple,dry grass. Good balance between sweet caramel,melted white chocolate anda chalky,almost fino-like quality.
Palate: Good concentration of wood oils, ratafia,baked apple.Opens into the centre with a slight resinousundertow. Good length but grippy.
Finish: Slightly firm.
Comment: A little cramped on the palate but has personality.
7.5
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