Berrys' Own Selection

The Glenlivet

1973, 38 Years Old, Cask #10658

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 106
Specifications
Brand: The Glenlivet, Berrys' Own Selection
Expression: 1973, 38 Years Old, Cask #10658
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 38 years old
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Awards
Editor's Choice
Issue 106
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Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Intense, grassy. Elegant. Peaches poached in honey. Then fudge andliquorice toffee. An earthy note too. Sun warmed pine needles.
Palate: Round at first then an explosion of spices gives a very dry feel, balancedwith creamy marshmallow and caramelised almonds.
Finish: Sweet, lingering, with a gentle fizzy feel on the tongue.
Comment: A real cracker. Perfect balance. Rich, enticing. Alcohol is beautifully mastered.
9.0
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Pear drops, roast apples, dried mango and a runny honey sweetness. Cereal notes and leaf mulch lurk in the background.
Palate: All fruit and nut chocolate, flat white coffee and hard travel sweets at first. Then the oak dries a little with Chantilly cream.
Finish: Warm and sweet, with a hint of walnut.
Comment: Full of Speyside charm and swagger, balance and poise.
8.9
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