History. Whisky, Spirit led taste, fresh, vibrant, & strong,non chilled filtered, natural colour, found adding a table spoon of water to a double measure in a whisky glass brought out much more taste for me, but great neat too. Glenfiddich has announced the auction of a special whisky release for June: The Glenfiddich Spirit of Speyside Distillery Edition 2020 is a 13-year-old single malt whisky, which was finished in the sherry cask with the number 25427 and bottled with extraordinary 65.7% ABV. Woodford Reserve releases limited-edition whiskies semi-annually through its Master’s Collection; Batch Proof has been the spring release since 2018, always bottled without dilution. carlson (140) Rating: 4.5 (2018-08-30) Looking at my bar right now, there is no other single malt bottle as many as this one. A higher strength single malt Scotch whisky, crafted with our century-old traditions. I’ve read others call the nose “floral”, but it’s more minty to me. It then turns creamy with sherry and orange chocolate. r/Scotch: a subreddit for Scotch enthusiasts of all walks of life and of all levels of knowledge on anything Scotch Whisky related. Since the bottling is always diluted to a uniform 51% vol, the name was changed to Distillery Edition. Glenfiddich Distillery was built with the "bare hands" of William Grant and his nine (nine!) I’ll mention, also, that the first dram was rather spiritous and rough, and the last few were similar. It was then finished for up to six months in what Glenfiddich is calling French cuvée casks, which come from the country’s most famous sparkling wine region. I don’t know how, but it feels like it only ever gives you one note at a time, though in no particular order. The Glenfiddich Distillery was founded in 1886 by William Grant in Dufftown, Scotland, in the glen of the River Fiddich. ( Log Out /  Try Glenfiddich Distillery Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Glenfiddich 1937 Rare Collection 64 Year Old – the oldest expression ever to be released by the distillery and only 61 bottles produced. It balances well in a way that other whiskies don’t: orange chocolate, peat, mint and pepper don’t mesh, so why not have it in stages? Nose basically gives me caramel. Winning bid: £ 30.00. The distillery is independently owned by William Grant & Sons who also own the labels for Balvenie, Grant's blended scotch, Hendrick's Gin, and are also co-owners of the Highland Brands, which include The Famous Grouse, The Macallan, Highland Park, Black Bottle, and Gloag's London Dry. ( Log Out /  Cask 5114 is a European oak hogshead. It was also branded as ‘Solera Vat’ or ‘Solera Reserve’ in the past. Non-chill-filtered, cask-strength Glenfiddich. Bottled at higher strengths and non chill filtered, this whisky isn’t vatted in solera tuns, but is a blend of whiskies matured in previously filled oloroso sherry and bourbon barrels. ( Log Out /  The higher proof and being in bourbon Barrels with take you to a new level. Palate:  Sweet and malty. Glenfiddich Distillery Edition CREAMY, FLORAL, SPICY BLACK PEPPER, LUSCIOUS GENTLE FRUIT FLAVOURS ABV 51%, 70CL. This whisky is non-chill filtered and bottled at 51% alcohol by volume (102 proof). The current climate of high-flying single malt sales and marketing owes a huge debt to Glenfiddich’s pioneering work. I'm a rather big fan of regular Glenfiddich 12 -- it often gets a bashing from whisky snobs (like myself) for being so commonplace and relatively simple -- but it's a solid and pleasing if not amazing single malt. Glenfiddich also recently released a new 15-year-old single malt called Glenfiddich-The Distillery Edition. Palate is pleasant with tinges of apples and chocolate, and generally light caramel and vanilla tones... not a whole lot there, really. A higher-strength Glenfiddich aged 15 years, this Distillery Edition has been bottled at 51%. 4706 is bottled at 48% ABV while 5114 is bottled at 54.7% ABV. In the 1920s, with prohibition in force in the US, Glenfiddich was one of a very small number of distilleries to increase production. Description Additional information Description. Grade: B+ Glenfiddich 15 Year Old is a pure example of creativity in the new ‘Whisky Boom’. When it comes to production, Glenfiddich cranks out more 12-year-old Scotch than any other distillery. The first drams were much more savoury than the middle. I'm a rather big fan of regular Glenfiddich 12 -- it often gets a bashing from whisky snobs (like myself) for being so commonplace and relatively simple -- but it's a solid and pleasing if not amazing single malt. 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