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"Definitely Speyside. Elegant interplay between fruit and malt."

Martine Nouet 2002, Whisky Magazine, Issue 27

The perfect
SERVE

Best enjoyed neat or with a drop of water.

Pairing
WHISKY &...

As a light whisky, Glen Spey finds an ideal partner in sweet foods, like hand finished chocolate truffles.

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Pairing
WHISKY &...

The dry finish and subtle, clean character of Glen Spey make it a delightful companion for a smooth, vanilla cheesecake.

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-17 + 20 /40 8

Glen Spey 12 Years Old Flora & Fauna
Taste the character and craft in every drop.

Smoky Rich Delicate Light

Region

From a valley cut by the River Spey.

Appearance

Pale gold.

Nose

Mild, closed. Lightly fruity like greengages and white grapes. With water, fresh and estery, but still relatively closed.

Body

Medium-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel.

Palate

Warming. Light sweetness, some acidity.

Finish

Dry, medium length. Some chocolate and light coconut in the aftertaste.

Information:

Distillery: GlenSpeyTM

Age: 12 years old

Strength: 43% ABV

Place of Origin: Glen Spey

Region: Speyside

Taste:

in brief… Smooth, pleasant lighter style Speyside.

in a sentence… Fresh, green nose with wisps of smoke, then light, smooth sweetness balancing to a dry finish.

Nose:

Mild nose-feel. Closed. Lightly fruity - greengages and white grapes. With water, fresh and estery, but still relatively closed. Green pea-pods. Wisp of smoke - dead fires or charred wood. Very light medicinal note: Elastoplast. Nose reduces considerably with development. Warm wood.

Expert Reviews
Insights from some of the best in the business

"Tropical fruits and malt on the comparatively delicate nose. Medium-bodied with fresh fruits and vanilla toffee on the palate, becoming steadily nuttier and drier in a gently oaky, mildly smoky finish."

Gavin D Smith, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015, p.137

"Delicate and floral on the nose, a complex mix of flavours on the palate with orange, citrus fruits, honey, vanilla and cinnamon in the mix."

Dominic Roskrow, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015, p.137

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