Glenlivet 1973 in honor of the 30th anniversary of Signatory Vintage released. This 45 year old whiskey matured in a combination of hogs heads and sherry butts. The total circulation concerning 394 bottles. This 45 year old Glenlivet is soft, yet lively and full of flavor. The smell is extremely complex and contains notes of salted caramel, dark chocolate, cardamom, pepper and beeswax. The whiskey will benefit from some time in the glass to reach full maturity. The taste is lively and creamy with sweets and fruit stand out the most. The taste is delicate, fruity, floral and slightly bitter.