The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve Speyside single malt scotch whisky

alc./vol:
40%

Proof:
80°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

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.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5 000299 609347

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