This is part of the Glenlivet core lineup. It’s a 15 y ear expression that was matured in French Limousin oak casks and bottled at 40% ABV.
Nose: Very sweet and rich seasoned oak. Lots of vanilla with honey topped barley with delicate spices.
Palate: Again, sweet up front with marzipan, honey, and vanilla. Malt blended with black pepper and other spices toward rear palate. Oak becoming slightly bitter.
Finish: Short finish with seasoned oak and pepper – slightly bitter.
Rating: 85/100 – Good but could be a lot better I suspect at even 46% ABV.
Value for the money: These retail around $45 which is a fair price.