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Glenlivet 2007 vW

Overall rating
88.46/100
votes
76
Whiskybase ID
WB118754
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
van Wees (vW)
Bottling serie
The Ultimate - Cask Strength
Vintage
27.03.2007
Bottled
26.01.2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
900148
Number of bottles
306
Strength
66.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Oct 2018 3:00 pm by Bachess
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 114.99

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76 × member ratings

125 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet 2007 vW

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.46 points

  1. RobbievdB scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Another ‘Glenlivet’. The alcohol is quite stinging and dominant but flavor wise it’s al about cherries, chocolates, raisins, leather, hazelnut paste etc. These types of whisky don’t really inspire me anymore and are to be categorized in the A’bunadh corner. Loads of sherry, loads of alcohol, no distillery character but a tasty whisky nevertheless. For those who love the genre. Hate it or love it.

  2. Totoro scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
      Umami galore. Red licorice, dark savory sauces, Mexican mole, tomato-based BBQ marinade, herbal cough drops, hickory smoke.
      A true killer, if you're in the market for a straight-up sherry bomb.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Fruity, sweet, juicy, jammy. Needs water and is constitutionally unable to keep up with the nose, for obvious reasons (age).
    • Finish
      86 86
      The sherry takes over completely.

  3. mer1973 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Cubey666 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
      Sweet cherries, coca cola, cassis, chocolate, lemon, walnuts, almonds, hazelnut, chocolate bonbons with cherry filling, old leather wallet, choco-coffee beans, marshmallows.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Red fruit, plums, chocolate, little bit of toffee, wood and cappuccino.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long finish. Bitter dark chocolate, cherries, red pepper and oak wood.

  5. markjedi1 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Mon Chérie

    I have only just tried cask #900136 from the same bottler and look here: two more bottles arrived on my desk: sister casks #900148 and #900149. These are at cask strength, though. Let’s put them head-to-head, starting with #900148, with the slightly lower ABV.

    Oh, yes, that nose… Call it That Nose! Candied sugar, cola, plums, After Eight, dark chocolate and more. Some citrus fruit, but less outspoken. Leather. Hazelnuts. You can easily sniff this for fifteen minutes! Soft on the spices. Surprisingly subtle despite the high ABV. This might come and bit me in the backside when I sip it…

    Boom! As expected. An absolute sherry monster with balls. Cola on steroids, cherry liqueur, plums, raisins, black grapes and blood oranges. Nicely wrapped in nutmeg, chili peppers and tannins. Very tasty and round. But it does not burn! Very, very nice.

    The finish lasts an eternity, becomes somewhat dry but remains bittersweet with some Mon Chérie bonbons at the death. And yes, now it does burn just a tad… I can feel my esophagus.

    Delicious! This one comes very close to the brilliant Glenlivet 2007 that was bottled in Jan Vissers’ Italian Car Series.

  6. hans1971 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. Dre73 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    This one really needs some time to open up, especially in the nose the sherry influence stay behind a little. In body you get the full experience though, it gets in like a hammer. Very intense and very prominent alcohol.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Immediately lot's of chocolate, coffee, chocolate muffins. Some earthy notes. It also feels like some other aroma's stay hidden...
    • Taste
      89 89
      Intense, pickering, red fruits now, prunes, coffee, chocolate. Very warming.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Still a lot of pepper, intense, warming. Red fruits, berries. Coffee, chocolate, long finish.

  8. bluetiger99 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    This is a dram to enjoy for a longer period. The finish is very long. Leave in the glass for some time and it really stands out.

  9. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  10. M134481 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Take a few minutes to open the whisky. Great whisky with a perfect taste and finish! Well done!
    • Nose
      87 87
      Chocolat
      Sherry
      Marzepin
      Oranges
      Green apples
    • Taste
      87 87
      Sherry
      Green apples
      Chocolat
    • Finish
      88 88
      Sherry
      Green apples
      Chocolat
      Oranges

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