Insider knowledge: Smith's Glenlivet 1955 (Gordon & MacPhail) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Smith's Glenlivet 1955 (Gordon & MacPhail) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Fragrant and rich, nutmeg, apple crumble and raisin.
Palate: Forest floor, tobacco and Christmas cake. Mixed nuts and herbs.
Finish: Cranberries and cigar boxes, drying.
Overall: Well-aged and full of character.