A colossus, Glenfiddich was established by William Grant in 1876, with the first spirit running off the stills in 1887. Today the company is still run by his descendants and as the first whisky to truly market itself as a single malt, Glenfiddich now accounts for about 30% of all single malt sales worldwide. The iconic triangular green bottle ... Read More »
Seductively woody, with substantial oakiness and lush notes of sherry, Glenfiddich 30yo is an evening whisky, with sweet floral top notes and a long honeyed finish. This is the last edition of Glenfiddich 30yo before its 2010 relaunch, and it celebrates the 40th anniversary of the opening of the distillery's visitor centre in 1969.
An entry in Glenfiddich's Vintage Reserve range from 2001, chosen by a panel of experts, including the late Michael Jackson. This is different from the Vintage Reserves before it due to coming from a European oak sherry butt, rather than the usual bourbon casks.
A single cask bottling of 1976 vintage Glenfiddich. This was the second private vintage to be released by the distillery and was bottled exclusively for Concorde flights in 2002, just a year before the fleet was retired. An incredibly rare, highly regarded bottling.
An incredibly rare single cask Glenfiddich, distilled in 1964 and aged for over 41 years. Each Private Vintage bottling is selected from a shortlist of 4-6 casks, selected by the malt master, and then hand bottled. Each bottle comes with in a sturdy cherry wood presentation box.
Despite being the No.1-selling malt whisky brand, Glenfiddich is occasionally accused by some malt fans of lacking real complexity. Older expressions, however, are a totally different matter, as evidenced by this masterpiece. The product of truly inspired cask selection and blending, atypically for a Speyside there is little or no sherry influence here, allowing the elegant, floral, slightly smoky distillery character to shine through. Made in batches of around 600 bottles per year.
An incredibly rare single cask Glenfiddich, distilled in 1959 and aged for over 46 years. Each Private Vintage bottling is selected from a shortlist of 4-6 casks, selected by the malt master, and then hand bottled. Each bottle comes with in a sturdy cherry wood presentation box.