This molten amber liquid is nearly as splendid to hold in your hand as it is to drink. Afterwards, the finish is incredibly long, rich and balanced. But it’s the nose on the 25 Year Old that really drives whisky-lovers to distraction with scents of bittersweet dark chocolate and plump, sweet sultana.
The final finish in rare ex-sherry butts yields a sublime, intense whisky of powerful yet elegant character. Using some of the rarest of our whiskies, all of which have been aged for at least 25 years, this is a batch-produced whisky finished in ex-sherry butts. Our team of experts individually select each cask and monitor the whisky in its finishing process to make sure the Oloroso-soaked wood adds the subtlest sherry tones to an intense, silky and elegant whisky.
Color: Rich amber with ripe gold hues.
Nose: Intense, deep, creamy. The sherry shows itself with luscious fruity and spicy notes. Enticing scents of exotic wood. Creamier notes rising. Orange crème brülée; candied fruit; pineapple.
Palate: Silky and caressing. Sweet at first then releasing a full bunch of spices; ginger, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg. Developing dark chocolate and orange peel flavours.
Finish: Dry, spicy. Keeps teasing the tastebuds all the way through and comes back on a sweeter fruity note. Silky, sweet, rich and intense Some of the rarest of our whiskies, all of which have been aged for at least 25 years, this is a batch-produced whisky finished in first-fill sherry butts. Our team of experts individually selects each cask and monitors the Glenlivet XXV Single Malt whisky in its finishing process to make sure the Sherry casks add the subtlest sherry tones to an intense, silky and elegant whisky.
Glenlivet XXV Single Malt is the perfect tribute to the skill and judgement of the craftsmen involved in making this special whisky. The original new spirit character, fruity and floral, has been faithfully retained during years of careful maturation. The final finish in rare ex-sherry butts yields a sublime, intense whisky of powerful yet elegant character.