Glenfiddich 18 Years

This 18-year-old expression of Glenfiddich is matured in ex-bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks and then married in small batches for at least three months.

This 18-year-old expression of Glenfiddich is matured in ex-bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks and then married in small batches for at least three months.

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Glenfiddich
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
18 Years
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon
Sherry - Oloroso
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Fruit:
Apple:
Oak:
Sherry:
Sweet:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Nuts:
Oil:
Honey:
Malt:
Pear:
Peat Smoke:
Caramel:
Raisin:
Banana:
Berries:
Cherry:
Chocolate:
Cinnamon:
Clove:
Coffee:
Grass:
Melon:
Tropical Fruit:
Herbs:
Herb:
Tasting
Oak:
Fruit:
Sweet:
Malt:
Sherry:
Spices:
Apple:
Dried Fruit:
Nuts:
Date:
Oil:
Vanilla:
Raisin:
Chocolate:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Barley:
Chili:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Nutmeg:
Pepper:
Alcohol:
Clove:
Coffee:
Green Apple:
Hazelnut:
Heather:
Honey:
Orange:
Pear:
Wheat:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Finish
Oak:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Malt:
Spices:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Nuts:
Oil:
Peat Smoke:
Seaweed:
Sherry:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Maritime Notes:
Alcohol:
Apple:
Cherry:
Heather:
Honey:

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Tasting Notes 6

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28. Jul 2015
The nose:
full and rich with apples and a bit of vanilla
The taste:
sweet with a lot of softness, some oak and malt
The finish:
Smooth and very long. A bit of oak.
Nosing:
A remarkably rich aroma with ripe orchard fruit, baked apple and robust oak.
Taste:
Richly delivers luxurious dried fruit, candy peel and dates. Overlaid with elegant oak notes
Finish:
Warming, rewarding and distinguished.
Comment:
19. Mar 2016
Nosing:

Taste: Green Apple Pear Sherry Vanilla Spices

Finish:

Comment:
03. Apr 2017
Nosing: Apple Tropical Fruit Sherry Sweet Cinnamon Vanilla Spices Caramel
Fresh fruit, apple and mixed tropical. Sweet sherry, cinnamon rolls, vanilla and other spices. As you let it sit in the glass the fruitiness dies back and a dark toffee note comes up.

Taste: Fruit Sherry Sweet Vanilla Oak
Intense sweet arrival. Less of the intense fresh fruit from the nose and more dried fruits - apricot. Sherry, vanilla oakiness. Powerful flavours throughout.

Finish: Oak Fruit
Finishes somewhat dryer, and long. Lingering fruitiness and oak.

Comment:
I picked this up as part of a tasting set and it was well worth the try. The nose in particular is outstanding, you can see the relation to the younger Glenfiddich releases but this is a different beast entirely. Unfortunately it comes with a price tag to match, though I can see why people would be willing to pay the extra. Really decent stuff.
Agerskov
20. Jun 2017
22. Apr 2015
Ahn
17. Sep 2017
Nosing: Fruit Apple Sweet

Taste: Spices Apple Oak

Finish: Spices Oak Malt

Comment: not better than any other 18 year old one. just normal but, except the baked apple nosing.
05. Feb 2016

Comment:
Apple Sherry Oak Cinnamon
05. Oct 2016
thepeanut
12. Jun 2016