Glenfiddich 18 Years old design

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 - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 8 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Fruit:
Apple:
Oak:
Sherry:
Sweet:
Vanilla:
Spices:
Nuts:
Oil:
Caramel:
Honey:
Malt:
Pear:
Peat Smoke:
Chocolate:
Raisin:
Banana:
Berries:
Cherry:
Cinnamon:
Clove:
Coffee:
Grass:
Melon:
Tropical Fruit:
Herbs:
Herb:
Tasting
Oak:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Sherry:
Malt:
Spices:
Apple:
Dried Fruit:
Nuts:
Oil:
Vanilla:
Date:
Raisin:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Pepper:
Barley:
Chili:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Nutmeg:
Orange:
Pear:
Wheat:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Alcohol:
Clove:
Coffee:
Green Apple:
Hazelnut:
Heather:
Honey:
Finish
Oak:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Spices:
Malt:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Herb:
Nuts:
Oil:
Vanilla:
Alcohol:
Apple:
Caramel:
Cherry:
Heather:
Honey:
Peat Smoke:
Seaweed:
Sherry:
Herbs:
Maritime Notes:

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19. Mar 2016
Nosing:

Taste: Green ApplePearSherryVanillaSpices

Finish:

Comment:
03. Apr 2017
Nosing: AppleTropical FruitSherrySweetCinnamonVanillaSpicesCaramel
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: FruitSherrySweetVanillaOak
Intense sweet arrival. Less of the intense fresh fruit from the nose and more dried fruits - apricot. Sherry, vanilla oakiness. Powerful flavours throughout.

Finish: OakFruit
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.
22. Apr 2015
John_G
05. Aug 2019
18. Sep 2020
Nosing: OakSweetChocolate ?Sherry ?

Taste: OakSpicesOil

Finish: Medium Spices

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05. Oct 2016
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17. Jun 2017
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23. Oct 2010