Glenfiddich 18 Year Whiskey

Vendor Glenfiddich
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Glenfiddich 18 Year is a distinguished single malt Scotch whisky that embodies the epitome of craftsmanship and maturation. With its rich and deep amber hue, this expression exudes a sense of age and refinement. The nose is an intricate tapestry of aromas, offering a symphony of dried fruits, honey, and oak. The influence of the long maturation process is evident in the layers of toffee, figs, and a subtle hint of floral notes, creating a complex and inviting bouquet.

Upon the first sip, the palate is treated to a harmonious blend of flavors. Raisins and dried apricots provide a luscious sweetness, complemented by the interplay of oak, vanilla, and baking spices. The 18 years of maturation in a combination of Oloroso sherry and bourbon casks contribute to the whisky's depth and complexity, while maintaining a remarkable balance.

The mouthfeel is velvety and luxurious, with a full-bodied texture that further enhances the overall tasting experience. Glenfiddich 18 Year showcases well-integrated tannins and a lingering warmth, leaving behind a trail of dark chocolate and a subtle hint of oak smoke on the finish.

This expression is a testament to the masterful artistry of Glenfiddich's distillers and their commitment to producing a whisky that captures the essence of time and meticulous craftsmanship. Glenfiddich 18 Year is a connoisseur's delight, offering a journey of flavor and sophistication that unfolds with every sip.



Tasting Notes

Color: Dark gold
Nose: Rich aroma of ripe orchard fruit, baked apple, and robust oak
Taste: Rich dried fruit, candy peel, and dates with elegant oak notes
Finish: Warming, rewarding, and distinguished .
Mossy wood, earthy: Opens to cacao, raisins, plums, and deep sherry sweetness
Light, clean: Caramel, tobacco, warm fruit mash
Medium: Bitter char, drying, some leather, some fruit
Dry, chocolate flake-y wood, and cinnamon: Candied fruits and Glenfiddich freshness balances richer notes of dried apricot, more cinnamon and toffee, ginger, and dry Sherry
Dark grassy malt, complex fruit, dark sweets: Toffee, caramel, butterscotch, honey, cocoa, and light bit of vanilla, melon, and a touch of oak

Distillery Information

The Glenfiddich distillery is located in Dufftown, Moray, in the Speyside whisky region of Scotland. The distillery was founded in 1886 by William Grant, who also founded The Balvenie and Mortlach distilleries.
Glenfiddich is a single malt Scotch whisky, meaning it is distilled at a single distillery using a pot still distillation process and must be made from a mash of malted barley.
Glenfiddich 18 Year Old is a small batch whisky that is aged for three months in small batches for a rich, complex flavor. It can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, with a splash of water, or with club soda.
Some say the Glenfiddich 18 has a deep, balanced, elegant, and smooth nose with hints of sweet vanilla, oak, and a sensation of smoke. Others say it has a rich aroma with mature fruit, baked apple, and robust oak. The taste is rich with notes of dried fruit, sukat, and dates, covered by elegant oaks.