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The Glenlivet 12 Years Old First Fill Sherry Cask Tasting notes and reviews

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The Glenlivet 12 Years Old First Fill Sherry Cask

Brand
The Glenlivet
Expression
12 Years Old First Fill Sherry Cask
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
12 years old
Abv
40.00%
Produced at
Glenlivet Distillery
Region
Speyside
Website
www.theglenlivet.com
Availability
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Michael Jackson

Nose
Slightly vegetal. Olives?
Palate
Syrupy but very light. Becoming dry. Peaty, smoky, bitterness.
Finish
Late explosion of spiciness. Lemon grass. Ginger. Cinnamon.
Comment
Not much middle palate. Lacks roundness.

Dave Broom

Nose
Lightly malty/dusty. Dried grasses, yew. Becomes perfumed with water: floral (hyacinth, almost frangipani).
Palate
Soft and clean. Blossom-like. Gentle grip. Very clean and quite light.
Finish
Medium length, a soft fade.
Comment
Attractive, versatile.
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