This is a sample I had from the Whisky Shop rather than a full bottle. Its delightful, I’m not sure about the cost/value equation but I have to say I would consider it if I didn’t have so many other whiskies to try with that money first.
Glenlivet Quercus 17 year old Whisky Shop exclusive, 52.1% A⊕
Nose – Fresh fruit, apples and pears. Citrus fruit, oranges and limes. Refreshing and inviting coconut and orange, sandalwood, cider.
Body – Fizzing, creamy body with hard wood. Smooth and mouth coating. Effortlessly balanced creamy oak and vanilla. Fine malt palate. Very well presented and refreshing.
Finish – Sechuan peppercorns. Long, long finish with loads of toasty oak and spice. Beautiful, supple, well balanced. Some well integrated bitterness.