Ex-Sherry oak is used to impart dried fruit flavours and spice aromas offering a deeper complexity and richness.
The Vat is never emptied, a process which creates a rich and intense whisky, developing greater complexity year on year. A high concentration of first fill American oak casks bring a creaminess and honeyed sweetness to this expression, which has a uniquely velvety character.
Every single cask is nosed prior to the final selection and the finest first fill ex-Sherry and American Oak casks are combined with Traditional Oak casks to create an exceptional malt, with subtle notes of fruit and delicate spiciness. It is then bottled and released in Small Batches, each with a unique batch number.
The intricacy of triple cask maturation demands an unrivalled expertise that is delivered by Master Distiller, Alan Winchester who comments: A range of this nature can only be created with exceptional quality casks, industry leading expertise and a forward looking mind set; it is an honour that every bottle bears my name. Each expression retains the distinctive shape Glenlivet triple cask matured The Glenlivet bottle and is presented in clear glass to reveal the alluring gold colouring, used to reinforce the quality credentials of the liquid.
Furthering the premium mark through to the packaging, the range is presented in a luxury carton containing tasting notes and is completed with a Glenlivet triple cask matured symbol to signify the three types of wood and the multi-layered characters of the whisky.
It has been a natural next step for us to extend this into a permanent travel retail exclusive range to further our credentials in the super premium whisky category.
International travellers are a specific group with a thirst for innovation and exclusivity and The Glenlivet is in prime position to Glenlivet triple cask matured this. International whisky expert, Gavin D Smith, has been one of the first in the world to try the two new expressions and commented: Bright and lively gold Nose: Full and bursting with ripe, fruity pear and soft fudge aromas. Incredibly sweet and smooth Palate: Fruity pear flavours with a spicy orange marmalade tang Finish: Creamy and smooth with marzipan and fresh hazelnuts.
Bursting with ripe, orchard fruit aromas, and gentle notes of creamy, soft caramel Palate: A luxurious, velvety character, with a honeyed sweetness and flavours of juicy Glenlivet triple cask matured Finish: Amber, with hints of copper Nose: Subtle fruit notes of peaches in syrup, with a hint of ginger spiciness Palate: Perfectly balanced, with warm, fruity, orange marmalade flavours, and subtle notes of vanilla and liquorice Finish: Long, with hints of spiciness.
About The Glenlivet Created by George Smith inThe Glenlivet is the original single Glenlivet triple cask matured Scotch whisky, renowned for its smooth and fruity flavour profile.
Today, The Glenlivet is the No. The Glenlivet is also the biggest contributor to the volume growth of the single malt category worldwide, adding more than any other single malt whisky brand over the last five years.
As the single malt that started it all, The Glenlivet is committed to continuing its legacy for crafting single malt whiskies of outstanding quality and has led innovation within single malt in recent years. Standout initiatives include the release of The Glenlivet Alpha, a mystery single malt, and the creation of The Guardians of The Glenlivet, an online hub for fans to engage with the brand and each other.
Created in by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Pernod Ricard is strongly committed to a sustainable development policy and encourages responsible consumption. FR and is a member of the CAC 40 index.
Long, with hints of spiciness About The Glenlivet Created by George Smith inThe Glenlivet is the original single malt Scotch whisky, renowned for its smooth and fruity flavour profile. Posted in New ProductsPress Releases Follow me on Twitter. Please donate to the Japanese Red Cross.