The Glenlivet 12 Year old


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, 350ml and 1.75L
Alcohol Vol.: 40%
Country: Scotland
Type Of Whisky: Single Malt
Variety: Scotch

Description of The Glenlivet 12 Year old

The Glenlivet 12 Year old


  • 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.


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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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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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Un buen whisky, a muy buen precio. Nada que envidiar con otros mucho mas caros.

Se nota el primer relleno, se saborea mas la madera.

Muy contento con la compra.
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The Glenlivet 12 Años First Fill Single Malt

4.5 /5

Entirely as expected.
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The Glenlivet 12 Years

4 /5

Glenlivet 12 Jahre Inhalt: 0,7 Liter 40% vol. Mit Farbstoff Tasting-Notes: Leichter und geschmeidiger Whisky. Aromen von Blumen, Vanille und saftigen Früchten. Im Abgang sanft. Informationen Im Jahre 1823 wurde die Destille von George Smith als erste legale Destille gegründet. Die Namensrechte (The Glenlivet) wurden im Jahre 1880 geschützt. 1977 wurde die Destille an den US-Konzern Seagram verkauft. 2001 dann kaufte Pernod Ricard The Glenlivet auf. Für die Abfüllungen von Glenlivet werden Fässer aus amerikanischer Eiche verwendet in denen zuvor Bourbon oder Sherry gelagert wurde. Für den Charakter eines Whiskies ist auch die Form der Brennblasen von Bedeutung. Der Gründer von Glenlivet erfand die Brennblase in Form einer Laterne. Bis heute werden diese für den Brennvorgang verwendet. Meist wird der Whisky im Alter von 12- und 18 Jahren abgefüllt, seltener mit 21 Jahren. Unabhängige Abfüller wie Gordon & MacPhail bringen in mehr oder weniger regelmässigen Abständen eigene Abfüllungen von sehr guter Qualität heraus.
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The Glenlivet 12 Years

5 /5

Tras varias catas consecutivas (un total de 10 marcas), resultó ser mi favorito.
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