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Overall rating
86.49/100
votes
122
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Small Batch Edition #1
Vintage
27.03.2007
Bottled
19.03.2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Butts & Sherry Hogsheads
Casknumber
see Comments
Number of bottles
2927
Strength
48.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L18/164
Barcode
5021944097234
Bottled for
Selected by Kirsch Whisky Import
Market
de Germany
Added on
11 Apr 2018 6:23 pm by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 129.99

19 × in wishlist

122 × member ratings

368 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet 2007 SV

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.49 points

  1. James.Braddock scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    For under 50 € an outstanding whisky, which earns 89 points absolutely. Not these modern young UA bottlings from the wet sherry keg that are just pushing and otherwise rather one-dimensional, but a fine, complex sherry whisky that I'm sure I'm going to deal with more often.
    • Nose
      Chocolate and honey, subtle sherry and Christmas spices
    • Taste
      Always chocolaty basic tone, with honey and orange notes, with wax and coffee hints. The Glenlivettypische flowery sometimes seems through.
    • Finish
      Here comes the oak and the milk chocolate goes into bitter chocolate. The finish is medium long

  2. RoyC did not rate this whisky Administrator

    1st Fill Sherry Butt - 900251 - 10.04.2007

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    1st Fill Sherry Hogshead - 900195 - 27.03.2007

    1st Fill Sherry Hogshead - 900196 - 27.03.2007

    1st Fill Sherry Hogshead - 900197 - 27.03.2007 

  3. MickMatrix scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Very well selected small batch - an intense, good malt;

    [Color] amber;
    • Nose
      sparkling, caramel, nuts, distinctly sherry, fruit (rosehip), oak;
    • Taste
      strong, powerful onset, sherry, oak, honey, dark fruits, nuts, cocoa, pleasant mouthfeel;
    • Finish
      mid-length finish with sherry and oak; slightly dry finish;

  5. DerDennis! scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very complex for his age. Sweetness and spice are well balanced. Long and pleasant finish. Dangerously tasty.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Beautiful sherry notes, fruity, ripe plums, nutmeg, lots of cocoa powder, cinnamon, fresh peppermint, caramel and malt
    • Taste
      88 88
      sweet, oily, plums, mint, lots of milk chocolate, nutty, white pepper
    • Finish
      89 89
      long, sweet chocolate, sugared plums

  6. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Somehow I do not like it that much. This artificial fruit and sweetness bothers me. I'm not sad that I did not buy a big bottle from it.
    • Nose
      There is of course salty sherry in there. But not so dark fruit. Kirsch. Haribo Happy Cherries. Generally such an artificial wine gum note that I do not like. Overripe honeydew melon. Banana bread. Subtle wood notes. Tree sap.
    • Taste
      At first, a lot of sweetness. Orange blossom honey. Red marshmallows. Apricots. Fortunately, in the mouth, this artificial note is not as strong anymore. But then the oak comes and rages through the mouth. That came as a surprise. It tingles. Pepper.
    • Finish
      The sharpness remains something. Cappuccino. Dark chocolate with orange pieces. Burnt caramel. Oak spice.

  7. Corso_theRed scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    For only 10 years of age, this is a great vatting. This dram is complex enough to warrant revisits often and works in any situation. Perfect strength to sip it neat; a tea-spoon of water does not take away any crucial flavors or aromas. The initial price on release was an absolute steal.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Classic PX nose – winey sweetness, grape juice, orange marmalade, and buttery toffee. Perfumed oak, clay, dried figs, and incense. This nose reminds me of Glendronach 1995 Vintage, due to overt notes of buttered toffee and oranges.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Bold arrival with lots of oak, eucalyptus, and toffee. The oak is present everywhere, yet does not translate into bitterness – Quercus Alba at work I reckon. Thick custard cream with orange oil and caramelized dates.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Medium. Mint chocolate, Werther’s Original, and condensed sweet oak syrup.

  8. rpvdwel scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. JacobaEd scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  10. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

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