The Glenlivet 12 is a very known and appreciated product around the world. Founded in 1824, the Glenlivet distillery belongs to the Speyside area; this is the product of the official Glenlivet line with the youngest age. There are bottles in the line, that reach up to 50 year of aging.
Tasting notes GLENLIVET 12
Nose: very floral. It releases notes of chamomile and saffron. There are also intense aromas of vanilla perceptible. Lastly, slight hints of malt reaches the nostrils.
Palate: aromatic intensity is fairly weak. It developes notes of fruits, apple in particular. Then followed by spices (white pepper) and hints of citrus. Malted notes towards the finale.
Finale: of medium persistency. Spicy (white pepper), with notes of malt and fruits.
Overall, a easy to drink product, but with a particularly limited complexity. The nose results interesting and peculiar, but suffers an involution on the palate.