Glenfiddich 12 Years

With their 12-year-old standard bottling, Glenfiddich helped to establish the single malt whisky category worldwide. Today it is still the best-selling single malt whisky in the world.

With their 12-year-old standard bottling, Glenfiddich helped to establish the single malt whisky category worldwide. Today it is still the best-selling single malt whisky in the world.

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1820
Glenfiddich
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Sherry, Bourbon, Sherry
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 33 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Pear:
Malt:
Apple:
Vanilla:
Oak:
Honey:
Peat Smoke:
Green Apple:
Alcohol:
Sherry:
Spices:
Caramel:
Chocolate:
Herbs:
Cinnamon:
Grass:
Nuts:
Pepper:
Pineapple:
Zitrus:
Berries:
Blackberry:
Clove:
Grape:
Hay:
Heather:
Medicinal Smoke:
Melon:
Oil:
Orange:
Raisin:
Tasting
Fruit:
Sweet:
Malt:
Oak:
Spices:
Nuts:
Pear:
Oil:
Caramel:
Vanilla:
Apple:
Peat Smoke:
Sherry:
Honey:
Alcohol:
Herbs:
Green Apple:
Pepper:
Zitrus:
Chili:
Raisin:
Herb:
Almonds:
Barley:
Floral:
Heather:
Iodine:
Leather:
Lemon:
Medicinal Smoke:
Mint:
Orange:
Pineapple:
Plum:
Maritime Notes:
Cake:
Chocolate:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Ginger:
Grapefruit:
Grass:
Hay:
Hazelnut:
Finish
Malt:
Oak:
Fruit:
Peat Smoke:
Spices:
Nuts:
Oil:
Sweet:
Pear:
Alcohol:
Pepper:
Apple:
Chili:
Honey:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Herb:
Almonds:
Caramel:
Dark Chocolate:
Floral:
Green Apple:
Heather:
Leather:
Lemon:
Plum:
Sherry:

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Tasting Notes 33

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12. Mar 2016

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vazquez
21. Jul 2015
Nosing: CaramelChocolateMaltFruitSherry

Taste: SherrySweetFruitMalt

Finish:

Comment:
05. Oct 2018
Nosing:
GrassPearPineappleApple
Taste:
HeatherHoneyOak
Finish:
FruitOak

javis1213
31. May 2016
Nosing: FruitOrangeMalt

Taste: AlcoholFruitHoneyMaltOak

Finish: FruitLemonMalt

Comment:
04. Apr 2015
SuperDrams
05. Mar 2016
Nosing: Apples, cinnamon, sherry

Taste: Sweet, light spice and light oak

Finish: Short

Comment: A very good dram, not exceptional but a solid 4 stars
18. Apr 2017
Nosing: VanillaCaramel

Taste: VanillaCaramel

Finish:

Comment: Good stuff.
02. Aug 2020
Nosing:
SweetVanillaFruitOak
Taste:
MaltVanillaSweetDark Chocolate :dried fruits Cake:
Finish:
medium
Comment:
16. Sep 2020
Nosing:
VanillaFruitGreen AppleMalt
Sweet scent of vanila and fresh light fruits mixes with pleasant maltiness. Very light on nose with no noticeable alcohol. Juicy apple and a ouple of peppery peaks reached my nose.
With time more honey-like and caremel flavours develop.

Taste:
VanillaCaramelGinger

Initially sweet, develops into more acidic fruity tones. Oily. Something herbal and stingy, like ginger with a hint of pepper mint, stays for a while on tongue and palate. Next sips bring nice oak, malt and more apples with some a little bit heavier and sweeter fruits.

Finish:
Medium, fruity, oaky and smooth.

Comment:
Quite lovely dram in a decent price. A little bit flat and preatty simple to drink, but yet sippable.
15. Dec 2015
Nosing: AlcoholMedicinal SmokePepperBlackberry

Taste: AlcoholIodineMedicinal SmokeChiliPepper

Finish: Short

Comment: Not impressed, will not return
28. Jan 2018
Nosing: Green AppleGreen AppleSweetSweetOak

Taste: Green AppleGreen AppleGreen AppleSpicesSpicesSpicesOak

Finish: SpicesSpicesOakOak

Comment: Green apples are very present in this whisky, some say pears also, but I only was able to pick out green apple, both on the nose and the taste. This whisky is very simple, not much to figure out, but is still very good. There is a very impactful spiciness which takes over after the green apple dissipates, but is not over powering. This finish is somewhat dry but short and leaves me wanting more. Very good whisky, very easy sipping, well priced, can’t go wrong.