Braes of Glenlivet 25 Year Old 1989 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #10350 bottled June 2014 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Director's Cut series. 174 bottles.
NOSE: Opens with soft vanilla spice – American Cream Soda style + fresh lemon zest
PALATE: Still sweet & zesty with a lemon meringue pie quality – developing to rich spices
FINISH: Long – carries a toffee with chillies quality before running drier to an oak style
Braeval Single Malt Whiskey
Braeval Distillery is situated on the north-eastern edge of the Grampian Mountains at Chapeltown in Speyside. Opened by Chivas Brothers as Braes of Glenlivet in 1973 and re-named Braeval in 1995, this malt whiskey distillery sits at an altitude of 352m making it the highest working distillery in Scotland. A modern pagoda roof towers over an attractive and modern works with white-washed walls and dark slated roofs. Production from six stills is geared up for the blending market and whilst there have been no distillery releases it may be found in the Old Malt Cask and Signatory Vintage ranges.