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The Glenlivet 12 Year old

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In the Glenlivet distillery, the whisky production process resembles the creation of a work of art. The ingredients for making a whisky are not many, they are essentially made from barley, water and yeast, but what really makes the difference is almost 200 years of experience and dedication.

The Glenlivet 12 Year old is one of the best Speyside malts, one of the most elegant and sophisticated malts in the world. In short, a great classic. World-renowned whiskey critics praise this The Glenlivet 12 Year old in the highest tones.

A whisky that can be enjoyed pure, with ice or a drop of mineral water.

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Technical sheet

Category:Whisky (Spirits)
Producer: The Glenlivet Distillery
Volume: 70cl Other volumes
1L and 350ml
Alcohol Vol.: 40%
Country: Scotland
Type Of Whisky: Single Malt
Variety: Scotch

Description of The Glenlivet 12 Year old

The Glenlivet 12 Year old

TASTING NOTES:

  • Colour: The Glenlivet 12 Year old presents a bright and vibrant golden hue.
  • Aroma: A soft, clean noseful of spring flowers and summer fruits with light underlying grassy and nutty qualities.
  • Taste: Fruity and balanced on the palate, creamy and medium-bodied with distinctive honeysuckle and pineapple notes. A warm lengthy finish with a citrus and vanilla flourish and incredible smoothness that invites you back for more. Complex, entertaining, and sophisticated.

PRODUCER: The Glenlivet distillery, owned by Pernod Ricard. After a few years of illicit distilling, in 1824 George Smith rode from the remote and isolated Livet valley to Elgin to seek the first legal distilling licence in the parish. In 1884 the company became the only distillers in the valley able to use the valley's name, by the simple and clever addition of the initial three-letter-word The. These many decades on, this Speyside dram remains as beloved as it was by King George IV and Charles Dickens.

COUNTRY: Scotland

PRODUCTION DETAILS: A classic and globally popular expression of The Glenlivet's signature style. After first maturation in traditional oak, further maturation takes place in American oak casks which creates the vanilla notes and gives it its distinctive smoothness. Mineral-rich water from Josie's Well helps to craft flavour during mashing and fermentation, while the height and width of the copper stills lend more character.

ALCOHOL: 40%

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The Producer

The Glenlivet Distillery

The Glenlivet Distillery

The Glenlivet's story begins in the isolated Livet Valley, where George Smith was illegally distilling his whisky before he even got his licence in 1824. Since then, this Speyside producer has grown to become one of the world's best-selling single malt brands. At the heart of the company's whisky range are products that are famous to lovers of the genre, such as The Glenlivet 12 Years and The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve.

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Awards

2012 - Gold - The Scotch Whisky Masters2012 - Winner - Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards2012 - Silver - International Wine and Spirit Competition2012 - Gold - International Spirits Challenge2011 - Gold - The Scotch Whisky Masters2011 - Silver - International Wine and Spirit Competition2011 - Silver - International Spirits Challenge

Reviews of The Glenlivet 12 Year old

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5/5

A good whiskey, a very good price. Nothing to envy to other much more expensive.

filling the first note, savors more wood.

Very happy with the purchase.
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