The Glenlivet
8.3

The Glenlivet

Guardians Single Cask 18 Years Old

ABV 55.7%

The alcohol strength shows up. This dram needs water. A beautiful fruity and spicy character.

Martine Nouet

Specification

The Glenlivet

Brand

Guardians Single Cask 18 Years Old

Expression

Single Malt

Type

18

Age (Years)

2012

Year of Bottling

55.7%

ABV

Highland

Region/Country

Standard (Distillery or blended)

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Martine Nouet

Taster

Nose: Fruity and malty with an oaky frame. Ripe apricot, tinned peaches. Honey. Opens on pastry notes. Shortbread.

Palate: Sweet, silky (raw silk). A spicy explosion teases the taste buds. Pear drop.

Finish: Dry, intense,lingering.

Comment: The alcohol strength shows up. This dram needs water. A beautiful fruity and spicy character.

Score: 8.2

Dave Broom

Taster

Nose: Gentle and quite subtle to start with floral notes of honeysuckle, elderflower, meadowsweet and sweet lightly toasted spices.

Palate: Beautiful spread of flavours. Quite unctuous and, when neat, very spicy moving now into ginger. A whiff of curry leaf emerges with water.

Finish: Very pure with tangerine and light hints of flowers.

Comment: Quite restrained but with real elegance and charm.

Score: 8.4

8.3
Overall Score

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