The Glenlivet 15 Years 1L
Brand: The Glenlivet
Category: Whisky / Single Malt Whisky
The Glenlivet 15 Years Old Single Malt Speyside Scotch Whisky gets its distinctive rich and exotic character from a process of selective maturation in which a proportion of the spirit is matured in French oak casks. In fact, The Glenlivet were one of the first to use French oak for making whisky, a technique that has since been imitated the world over.
The Limousin oak that is used is cut in France’s Dordogne region, where it’s often used to mature cognacs. Its low density allows whisky to sink deep into the wood, and carefully control how long the whisky matures in the casks so as not to overpower the desired result: a unique, pleasing spiciness.
Colour: Deep, intense gold.
Cask: French Limousin Oak.
Nose: Creamy, rich, buttery.
Flavour: Sweet fruits, delicate spice.
Palate: Fruit and nut.
Finish: Lingering, sweet almond and spice.