Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Stated Age
15 years old
1st Fill Sherry Butts
72073 - 76
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Bottled for
for The Whisky Store.de Whisky Club
Added on
09 Jul 2012 6:44 pm

Average value

€ 159.50

2 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

106 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet 1997 SV

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.15 points

  1. tribe scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    It was really good, there were still super exclusive bottlings for the Horst. Syrup berries full of flavor.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. Malthead19 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Color: deep dark amber (amazing color !!)
    - a top class malt
    - probably the best club bottle that Horst has ever brought on the market (specially bottled in 2012 for "The Whisky Store")
    - an absolute hammer for 45 € at the time !!!
    - has a CLEARLY crass and extreme sherry taste than the original 15J bottling. and 18y. and also significantly better
    - unfortunately no longer available, I would always buy it directly
    • Nose
      a lot of sherry, sweetness, dark berries, oak in the background
    • Taste
      very fruity mild start (sherry bomb detonates on the palate), mouth-filling, aromatic, mild and soft
    • Finish
      long, soft, sherry-laden, dry finish and a beautiful aromatic long, sweet aftertaste

  3. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    what a hammer-Geiler Malt !!!
    it has matured to the point
    • Nose
      nice and pleasant sherry, polish, leather !!, light menthol, old wood, red candy, light caramel (so Rolo), sweetness comes
    • Taste
      soft, silky and creamy on the palate
      nice sherry, polish, light tobacco, old wood, blackberry, oak, dark caramel, slightly raisins, slightly sweet, slightly spicy
    • Finish
      light leather, slightly nutty, red berries, old sherry, light oak, spicy

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    The best club bottle they ever had in ...!
    At the time for 40,00 € = fantastic!
    [Color] dark amber;
    • Nose
      a lot of sherry, sweetness, dark berries, spicy oak;
    • Taste
      very fruity onset (sherry bomb detonates on the palate), ripe fruit, mouth-filling, aromatic;
    • Finish
      long, soft, sherry-laden, dry finish;

  5. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

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  6. Corso_theRed scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    The nose reminds me a lot of a Glendronach Revival, and is ultimately the best part of this dram. It is only available in Germany though. Needless to say that I enjoyed it immensely and mid-range sherry drams coming from good casks are always a treat!
    • Nose
      There is a pungent sherry impact on the nose, coupled with mocha and dark chocolate. Additionally, one can find oak and wood spice. Overall it is very sweet and the associated fruits are rather dark, dried, and even overripe – such as raisins, alcohol-infused plums from your grandma’s rum-pot. Incredible nose!
    • Taste
      Packs a punch with tons of oak and sweet, sweet vanilla. The mouth feel is full and salivation is impressive.
    • Finish
      Long and warming. Creamy vanilla and oak tanins linger for quite a while.

  7. Paulski88 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      100 100


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