First Editions Braes of Glenlivet 1989
70cl / 54.9% abv
Part of Hunter Laing & Co.'s First Editions range of vintage cask strength single cask expressions, this Speyside single malt was distilled at Braes of Glenlivet distillery (which later became Braeval) in 1989. Matured for 27 years before bottling in 2017, only 144 bottles have been produced at natural colour, non chill-filtered at a strength of 54.9% abv.
Nose: digestive biscuits, soft caramel tones and a suggestion of red berries.
Palate: vanilla custard and fruity red berries with apples.
Finish: long and pleasant with a slightly sweet note lingering.