Whisky Review: Glenlivet 2007 Signatory 13 for Whisky Live Paris
So delicious that I bought another from LMDW!
Glenlivet 2007 Signatory 13 for Whisky Live Paris 2020 / 66.0%
Tasted neat, then with bottled water
This Glenlivet was a special first fill sherry hogshead #900194 done up for La Maison Du Whisky (LMDW) and the 2020 Whisky Live Paris show. It was distilled 27/03/2007 and bottled 31/08/2020, but thanks to COVID-19, it didn’t make its way to the shelves until a few weeks back.
I was originally interested in this because of the gorgeous flag-themed label design, and first-fill sherry cask.
- Color: auburn (1.5)
- Nose: rich sherry, cloves, leather, cigarette smoke, lemon, and petrichor
- Taste: pine sap, chestnuts, barbeque pulled pork, honey, and stewed berries
- Finish: long, sweet sandalwood and creosote; citrus peel
This is beautifully done, light and complex, with well married flavours of wood, sherry and spirit. It’s young and punchy but integrated and delicious. “Some like it hot.”