The Glenlivet 15 Year Old French Oak Reserve 40%vol
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Colour: Deep gold, with intense late-afternoon summer sunshine shades Nose: without water: creamy rich. Resinouse fragrances swirl up before melting into a citrus fruit salad bowl. Lightly toasted pine nuts. Citrussy. Orange peel and candied grapefruit. A floral touch. Geranium. Then the bouquet opens on buttery notes. Shortbread, almond brandy snaps, vanilla toffee, fudge sauce. A tempting mellow bouquet for a sweet tooth! A dry spicy echo resonates in the back. Touch of liquorice. With water: Water wakes up the nutty and oaky aromas. Balncmange. Drying wood in a suntrap location. Palate: Without water: Round, sweet, incredibly smooth and velvety. Wood in entirely integrated but present all the way, sweetly enveloping fruity & nutty flavour in an oaky shell. Luscious chocolate fudge lingers on the taste buds. With water: Oak shows up through sweet and bitter flavours. Dark chocolate. Walnut peel. Water seems to unwind the bouquet, releasing more spices as well. The finish is drier. Finish: Lingering, nutty. Toasted hazelnuts, lightly smoked almonds. A distant spicy aftertaste.
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