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Overall rating
83.70/100
votes
48
Whiskybase ID
WB64278
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Vintage
31.10.1996
Bottled
27.01.2015
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
163421
Number of bottles
703
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L15/094
Added on
10 Feb 2015 5:45 pm by Angelos
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 159.90

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Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet 1996 SV

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.70 points

  1. Mannix65 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. Mannix65 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    nice round, in cask strength would be more teasing out
    • Nose
      Cereals, sherry, fresh bread, cotton candy, Toblerone, caramelized sugar, a little plum, grape juice
    • Taste
      Vanilla, rum aroma for baking, very creamy
    • Finish
      Mid-length and sherry-stressed

  3. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    a great, quite wild Sherrymalt.
    • Nose
      Toffee, fruits, smells a little younger again, sherry in the background, becoming more present over time. Interestingly, also cereals. These toffee and sherry noses are always delicious.
    • Taste
      clear sherry now, slightly vinous, astringent, slight sulfur, but all right.
    • Finish
      Toffee, milk chocolate, some menthol from the oak and some raisins.

  4. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Very good malt, but I miss something.
    • Nose
      Sherry. Raisins. Grape nut chocolate. Plum compote with cinnamon. The oak also tickles from time to time.
    • Taste
      Sherry. Pretty sweet at first. Caramel and honey. Then rum raisins. Now some citrus fruit. Immediately followed by oak. Chocolate. White coffee.
    • Finish
      Forest honey. dried plums. Oak.

  5. nomad_soul scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  6. croz scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A good Glenlivet, elegant and vibrant
    • Nose
      Honey, marzipan, almond, and salt water taffy
    • Taste
      Almond, honey, banana and raisins
    • Finish
      Smooth and medium long with honey and raisins

  7. Albaron scored this whisky 87 points Specialist

    Very nice aroma, very fruity, looks a bit young, but has a very pleasant sherry aroma

    As part of a blind tasting tasted.
    • Nose
      Sherry, fig, apricot, some alcohol, more dried fruit, very fruity
    • Taste
      Sherry, here clear alcohol, also here figs and apricots, the nose is good here again, no tannins, will probably be quite young
    • Finish
      Here are a few tannins from the oak, but very weak, the sherry remains

  8. mer1973 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. NamorX68 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Blindverkostung
    • Nose
      Sherry, dark fruits, chocolate, raisins, coffee
    • Taste
      Sweet, fruity, chocolate, coffee, plum
    • Finish
      medium-long, spicy

  10. Gloin scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    The drop formation after a drinking strength. Unfortunately, the palate loses and the finish opposite the nose, which is fantastic. Especially the departure is relatively meaningless
    • Nose
      Sherry! No alcohol, grapes, raisins, cinnamon, chocolate and ... sherry! Behind it lies a slightly dryness and the spice of the oak. An almost classic nose of a sherry whisky
    • Taste
      Gentle start, sherry, but not as intense as in the nose, but again very classic, raisins, chocolate, coffee
    • Finish
      The finish shows bittersweet oak, raisins covered in dark chocolate, medium long

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