The Glenlivet

Archive, 21 Years Old

ABV 0%
REVIEWED Issue 26
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Specifications
Brand: The Glenlivet
Expression: Archive, 21 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 21 years old
ABV: 0%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Lively. Fruity. Peaty.
Palate: Light, clean, cereal grain maltiness. Very firm and smooth. Developing toastier, nuttier flavours. Orange oil. Some macaroon-like sweetness, too.
Finish: Sweet grass. Smoky fragrance.
Comment: A first-class malt, but I would like a little more structure and style.
8.5
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Lifted and mellow. Good, complex mix of floral, bracken top notes with plenty of spicy oak, malt and sweet fruit.
Palate: A sweet, rounded start with some honey and soft fruit, then it's given a good kick from the oak: tobacco, hazelnut and a whiff of smoke. Good feel. The oak comes to the fore as it develops.
Finish: Maybe just a little woody.
Comment: A powerful spicy malt.
8.0
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Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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