Glenfiddich The Original

70cl / 40%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Glenfiddich The Original
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A limited edition release from Glenfiddich, The Original is based on Hamish Robertson's 1963 Straight Malt recipe, considered by many to be the world's first single malt. Slightly sweet with notes of pear and vanilla.
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Country
Scotland
Region
Speyside
Colouring
Yes

Style

  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness

Character

  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Nutmeg Nutmeg
  • Lemon Lemon
  • Malt Malt
  • Oak Oak

Glenfiddich The Original Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    Colour: Rich golden.

    Nose: Fruity and floral with the hallmark Glenfiddich hint of pear. Subtle oak notes and a youthful, biscuity character.

    Palate: Pleasantly sweet with lively fruit notes and a soft vanilla oakiness. Flavours develop with the addition of a little water to reveal delicate spices, citrus and fresh baked oatcakes.

    Finish: Deliciously dry.

4 Customer Reviews

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  • 4
    23 December 2016

    I'm new to the Scotch scene, so take my opinion with a grain of salt. All of my favourite notes were hit with this one, classically Glenfiddich with a 'raw' edge in tasting and overall pleasant to sip away on a cold day. The price is higher, but only comparable to how much you want to try it. I can't tell you if its worth it to you, reader, since palates can very between every being. But I'd say it was well worth it to myself, in-fact, I wish I bought 2 to hold one for later.

  • 4
    25 September 2016

    Light but gorgeous. Very fragrant with luscious notes of orchard fruit, vanilla, and even bubblegum. Some will find it too light and sweet. The retail price is rather steep but I got mine at clearance price and would buy it again.

  • 2
    15 July 2016

    I found this expression very disappointing. You would do better to buy the 15 and 18 yo expressions which are delicious and save some serious money in the process.

  • 5
    17 June 2016

    delicious. pale colour, delicate flavour but lasts on the palate. Expensive but well worth it.