Official tasting Notes
Vibrant tropical fruit aromas give way to orange and cocoa powder. Flavours of poached pairs alongside flambeed banana and oak. A medium finish with marzipan.
Gordon & MacPhail ‘Connoisseurs Choice’ – 2004 Glenlivet Distillery 16 Year Old 700ml 46%
A Speyside vatting from Batch 21/091 that yielded 510 bottles.
700ml: 46% alc.
Cask Type: Refill Bourbon
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Bottled: 21st of June 2021
This Glenlivet presented by Gordon & MacPhail as part of their re-vamped Connoisseurs Choice series is a vatting of two refill bourbon casks. The expression was matured for 16 years and then bottled at 46% ABV, non-chill filtered and with no added colour.
Created in 1968 by whisky visionary, Mr George Urquhart, the ‘Connoisseurs Choice’ range has featured more than 2,000 bottlings from almost 100 Scottish distilleries.