Glenlivet 18 Year old

Balanced Complexity

Reviewed by
Connosr member:

hespeler

Date:

26th Jan 2013

Reviewer rating:

90

About this score:

  • Nose: 23
  • Taste: 22
  • Finish: 22
  • Balance: 23

The average score for this whisky is 84.

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Tasting Notes by hespeler

Tasted as part of a flight of Glenlivet along with the 15 y/o French Oak and the 16 y/o Nadurra.

There's a lot going on here. Considerably complex with a darker edge to some of the younger Glenvlivet expression.

The aroma has elements of hot fudge, some cinammon,bitter-sweet chocolate.

The palate is medium-bodied and confirms the nose with a hint of sweets and smoke coming through.

The finish follows suit with just a hint of smoke and spiceness.

This one is complex; all the elements are very subtle. A very contemplative drink good for pondering the ways of the world.

Tags

Whisky details

Distillery/Brand:

Glenlivet

Region:

Speyside

ABV:

43%

Colour:

Pale Straw

Comments

Spartacus

Spartacus wrote:

I have several bottles already open but have recently bought one of these. Probably be summer before this gets opened but after reading this i am very tempted to open this weekend......... :-)

26 January 2013 13:15

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