The Glenlivet 18
Character: The balanced and elegant one Colour: Old gold with apricot hues Nose: Rich fruit aromas and toffee notes Palate: Wonderfully balanced, with bursts of sweet oranges Finish: Long, with spice and moist raisin notes Craft facts: The rich palate of the 18 Year Old is the result of a combination of several different cask types. The Glenlivet Master Distiller Alan Winchester has a wealth of quality casks to choose from when creating this complex expression, with American and European Oak, first and second fill, all playing their parts. European Oak imparts spicy hints and brings additional complexity. First-fill American Oak adds tropical fruitiness.