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The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve Single Malt Scotch Whisky

$34.99

Size
750ml, bottle

The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve Single Malt Scotch Whisky pays homage to the distillery's heritage. Inspired by founder George Smith's methods, it uses malt whiskies aged in a variety of traditional oak casks, achieving a well-rounded and approachable expression. Expect a smooth and fruity character with notes of citrus, toffee, and a hint of creamy vanilla, perfect for Speyside enthusiasts and those new to single malt Scotch whiskies.

Description

The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve captures the essence of Speyside single malts with its smooth and fruity character. The use of various oak casks adds complexity to the flavor profile.

Aroma

The initial impression offers a delightful freshness. Citrus notes like orange and pear take center stage, hinting at the Speyside character. Subtle hints of toffee and vanilla emerge, adding a touch of sweetness and depth. A floral note might also be present, adding a touch of elegance.

Palate

The medium-bodied character offers a luxurious mouthfeel. The initial taste is a delightful wave of fruitiness, with notes of citrus and pear translating beautifully from the aroma. A hint of creamy vanilla sweetness emerges, adding complexity. Subtle toffee notes might also be present, hinting at the influence of oak casks. The overall impression is one of remarkable smoothness and easy drinkability.

Finish

The sweetness fades gradually, leaving a clean and refreshing finish. A touch of citrus lingers on the palate, along with a whisper of oak and vanilla. The 40% ABV provides a gentle warmth that complements the flavors.

Additional information

Product Type

Whiskey

Style

Single Malt

abv

40%

Country

Scotland

Region

Speyside

Brand

The Glenlivet

Size

750ml, bottle

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Tasting Notes

Aromatic

Aromatic

There is a delicacy in the aroma that is infused with hints of citrus fruits, notably sweet orange. This sweet and fruity theme continues with notes of pears, zesty oranges and a hint of toffee apple, before a creamy, long and extremely smooth finish.