The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve Speyside single malt scotch whisky

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

This non-aged-statement The Glenlivet launched in March 2015 replaces The Glenlivet 12 Year Old as the brand's entry level core expression. Predominantly drawn from ex-bourbon casks with selective use of first-fill American oak casks, Founder’s Reserve honours The Glenlivet’s founder George Smith.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 26/01/2016

Appearance:

Clear, golden amber.

Aroma:

Green apple, cereal, fruit cake, creamy orange and apricot with faint pear drops, sea salt and vanilla. Water reveals more orange zest.

Taste:

Red apple, toffee apple, Barley sugar, pear and cleansing zesty citrus with vanilla, cracked black pepper and faint creamy chocolate ice-cream.

Aftertaste:

Barley sugar, red apple and black pepper with chocolate ice-cream and faint anise. More appley with water.

Overall:

Glenlivet's entry level core expression is presented in attractive baby blue packaging, and it is a generally appealing malt with notes of apple, pear and chocolate ice-cream.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 000299 609347
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve

Produced by: The Glenlivet Distillery
Owned by: Pernod Ricard Group
UK distribution by: Pernod Ricard UK
UK consumer PR by: Cirkle

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