Glenlivet 15-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
French Oak Reserve
Stated Age
15 years old
French Limousin Oak
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
LPCP 1052
Added on
14 jan 2021 10:13 pm by Bobisky

Average value

€ 49.00

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Whisky reviews for Glenlivet 15-year-old

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.77 points.

  1. molpet scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    I was very much suprised how much complexity, flavor, sweetness and spicyness this one has, despite the very low ABV and chill filtration. The French limousine oak definitely left its mark. A very good, widely available whisky for a reasonable price!
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. notesofmalt scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Glenlivet 15 Year Old French Oak Reserve, 40% alc. Original bottling (2021). Maturation: maturing in Limousin wine barrels

    Nose: Mildly sweet and pleasantly fruity. Malt and muesli, crema catalana and baked banana with honey. In addition, oranges and candle wax, various berries and mild spicy aromas, including cinnamon and a little aniseed. Ripe peaches are also emerging.

    Palate: Still very creamy and mildly fruity, but the spices become stronger. Hazelnuts and chestnuts, peach and pear, unripe banana, roasted malt and a good portion of cinnamon. In addition, mild hints of aniseed and nutmeg. All in all, however, very harmonious and closely interwoven.

    Finish: Short to medium length, various nut flavors, a slight sweetness and mild spices linger a little longer.

    Conclusion: An all-round harmonious Glenlivet and very good to enjoy. For me it should like a few more revolutions, that would give it even more complexity. A nice core range malt for the home bar. 84/100 points (2021)

  3. MaroFF scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Pretty nice and delicate item at a good price. The aroma is great, lots of fruit, sweetness, chocolate and flower meadow.
    The taste is not so visible anymore, it becomes more rounded and without a clear dominance of any of the ingredients mentioned in the aroma. Alcohol is completely imperceptible, which makes whisky delicate and very drinkable.
    • Nose
      85 85
      delicate, floral, creamy, raisins, orange, peach, chocolate,
    • Taste
      84 84
      oily, semi-sweet, boiled apples, pineapple, apricots, raisins, slightly spicy
    • Finish
      84 84
      medium long, bitter, re-boiled apples

  4. Expraesi scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. Max70 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80


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