The Glenlivet

1968 Vintage

ABV 52.75%
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Brand: The Glenlivet
Expression: 1968 Vintage
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 52.75%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Polished oak.
Palate: Sugared almonds, spicy; flowery, fresh herbs. A dash of herbal, leafy, flowery peatiness.
Finish: Sweet, flowery, long, smooth.
Comment: Has the complexity I expect from The Glenlivet.
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Ripe figs amidst oak and malt. Delicously fruity.
Palate: Sherry and spice, oak and honey. Much maltier middle. Balance of bitterness and sweetness.
Finish: Lots of vanilla plus grapiness and gentle smoke.
Comment: Excellent character, though the oak has taken a firmer grip than on the 1967; this is never quite so rich.
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Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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