Boasting the classic flavours of The Glenlivet bound up in a creamy, smooth texture, The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve single malt whisky is our tribute to the man who started it all. When George Smith began distilling, The Glenlivet had no age statements and he selected whisky from casks of a range of ages. We have replicated this freedom with The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve single malt scotch whisky, selecting whisky from a variety of traditional aged oak casks.
ABV : 40%
Volume : 70CL
Traditional Oak and American First Fill
Light dishes of salmon
Creamy sweetness and zesty fruits
Long, creamy, smooth
Citrus fruit, sweet orange
Zesty orange, pear, toffee apples
Made with water from the same crystal-clear mountain streams, in the same cold, pure air, The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve is as smooth and fruity as the whisky that first ran from the original copper pot stills. These unique, lantern-shaped copper stills, designed by the man himself, are not the only important tools in our distilling legacy. The traditional oak casks in which we mature the whisky give each expression its own distinct characteristics. Then, to lend a modern twist to the flavour of the expression, Master Distiller Alan Winchester marries together a selection of the aged oak casks and American first-fill oak casks. American first-fill oak casks are those that have never before been used to mature whisky. Selective use of these casks provides a smooth, creamy sweetness that mingles harmoniously with the delicate flavours and complex fruity tones already present in the whisky.
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