Old gold in color with apricot hues. Rich fruit aromas and toffee notes. Wonderfully balanced with bursts of sweet oranges. Long finish with spice and moist raisin notes.
The rich palate of the 18 Year Old is the result of a combination of several different cask types. The Glenlivet Master Distiller Alan Winchester has a wealth of quality casks to choose from when creating this complex expression, with American and European Oak, first and second fill, all playing their parts. European Oak imparts spicy hints and brings additional complexity. First-fill American Oak adds tropical fruitiness.