Antique Glenlivet Export Reserve Single Malt Scotch

Antique Glenlivet Export Reserve Single Malt Scotch

Item # 39887 750mL
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ABV
43.00%
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

Perhaps the most famous and still to this day one of the most popular whiskies in the world, The Glenlivet is one of Scotland's old guard distillers that was one of the very first to bottle and sell their own single malt as such, completely transforming the industry and whisky as we know it along the way. This rare, old bottle dates to the early 1970s and was originally bottled for the Italian market. By the color it looks like there is a healthy amount of sherry in the mix and a bit of sediment has settled on the bottom. Hailing from the famous Veronelli cellar, this is presented with the original gift box as well. After the decades in cellar, there is some natural staining on the label and box. The top part of the main label has a slight tear. The fill is perfect and the original closure and tax stamp are intact.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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