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Glenfiddich - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Troisième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 26 (10 wash, 16 spirit) - Founded: 1887
Address: Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire AB55 4DH - Phone: +44 (0) 1340 820 373
Web: www.glenfiddich.com - More info: Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Glenfiddich 1955/2006 (53.5%, OB for Hans-Henrik Hansen, cask #4221, 1 bottle)
92 points - Last tasted: February 8, 2006 - Tasting notes: here
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General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Young (<20yo) : Light Tea Apples Oak Honey Caramel Grainy Grassy Sweets
Old (>20yo) : Tea Pepper Fruits Green Apples Oak Nutmeg Herbal Cinnamon Vanilla

MM Distillery profile:
The world famous Glenfiddich distillery isn't just the birthplace of the best known 'brand' of single malt whisky. With a production capacity of more than 10,000,000 litres of alcohol per year 'Fiddich is 'the giant ' of the industry. William Grant also owns the Balvenie and Kininvie distilleries, as well as the recently opened Ailsa Bay. The distillery is located in the .... More on Malt Madness.
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Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Glenfiddich NAS ‘Straight Malt’ (43%, OB, 1960’s) - 021007
  • Glenfiddich NAS ‘Pure Malt’ (43%, OB, early 80’s) - 060107
  • Glenfiddich 'Centenary 1887-1987' (43%, OB, 12,000 bottles, 1986) - 310511
  • Glenfiddich 'Malt Master's Edition' (43%, OB, sherry cask, 01/11, 2011) - 171011
  • Glenfiddich ‘Snow Phoenix’ (47.6%, OB, 2010) - 110411
  • Glenfiddich ‘Over 8 years’ pure malt (43%, OB, 60’s) - 070504
  • Glenfiddich 12 yo Special Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2000) - no notes - 75
  • Glenfiddich 12 yo Special Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2003) - no notes - 74
  • Glenfiddich 12 yo Special Reserve (40%, OB, 2004) - 041104
  • Glenfiddich 12 yo Special Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2005) - no notes - 77
  • Glenfiddich 12 yo Caoran Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2003) - no notes - 79
  • Glenfiddich 12 yo Caoran Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2005) - no notes - 79
  • Glenfiddich 12 yo 'Toasted Oak Reserve' (40%, OB, 2006) - 280906
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo Solera Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2000) - no notes - 76
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo Solera Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2003) - no notes - 76
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo Solera Reserve (40%, OB, 2004) - 041104
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo Solera Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2005) - no notes - 80
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo Cask Strength (51%, OB, +/-1999) - no notes - 82
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo (58.4%, OB, for Whisky Live Paris 2007) - 021007
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo (40%, OB, +/-2009) - 240110
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo 'Distillery Edition' (51%, OB, +/-2009) - 240110
  • Glenfiddich 15 yo (58.9%, OB, bottled by hand at the distillery, spring 2006) - 290312
  • Glenfiddich 18 yo Ancient Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2003) - no notes - 78
  • Glenfiddich 18 yo Ancient Reserve (40%, OB, 2004) - 041104
  • Glenfiddich 18 yo (40%, OB, batch #3186, +/-2009) - 240110
  • Glenfiddich 19 yo 'Age of Discovery' (40%, OB, Madeira, 2011) - 310511
  • Glenfiddich 19 yo 'Age of Discovery' (40%, OB, Bourbon, 2012) - 021212
  • Glenfiddich 21 yo Millennium Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2000) - 260309
  • Glenfiddich 21 yo Havana Reserve (40%, OB, +/-2003) - no notes - 82
  • Glenfiddich 21 yo Gran Reserva (40%, OB, 2004) - 041104
  • Glenfiddich 21 yo Gran Reserva (40%, OB, +/-2005) - no notes - 84
  • Glenfiddich 21 yo 'Rum Finish' (40%, OB, Cask selection #19, Bottled +/- 2008) - 260309
  • Glenfiddich 26 yo 'Excellence' (43%, OB, 2014) - 091014
  • Glenfiddich 30 yo (40%, OB, c 2000) - 270904
  • Glenfiddich 30 yo (40%, OB, 2004/2005 bottling) - 171005
  • Glenfiddich 30 yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 2008) - 070109
  • Glenfiddich 40 yo (44.3%, OB, 2011) - 290312
  • Glenfiddich 40 yo ‘Release No. 9’ (41.7%, OB, 600 bottles, 2013) - 110314
OB - vintage
  • Glenfiddich 1955/2006 (53.5%, OB for Hans-Henrik Hansen, cask #4221, 1 bottle) - 080206
  • Glenfiddich 1955/2006 ‘Private Vintage’ (52.6%, OB for World of Whisky, cask #4221, 201 bottles) - 070109
  • Glenfiddich 22 yo 1961/1983 (45%, OB for Nadi Fiori, 350 bottles) - 200508
  • Glenfiddich 21 yo 1961/1984 (45%, OB for Zenith, Italy) - 200508
  • Glenfiddich 30 yo 1968 (50.3%, OB, cask #13147) - 200508
  • Glenfiddich 32 yo 1972/2005 ‘Vintage Reserve’ (47.1%, OB, cask #16036, 219 bottles, bottled 2005) - 171005
  • Glenfiddich 1973/2006 (44.7%, OB for Waldhaus am See Hotel St.Moritz, cask #9883) - 060107
  • Glenfiddich 1974/2006 ‘Private Vintage’ (47.3%, OB for La Maison du Whisky, cask #10260, 198 bottles) - 280906
  • Glenfiddich 1976/2004 (50.3%, OB, for Queen Mary 2, cask #21229) - 200508
  • Glenfiddich 1976/2006 (47.0%, OB, for La Grande Epicerie Paris, cask #16392, 243 bottles) - 200508
  • Glenfiddich 1982 ‘Private Vintage’ (58.7%, OB for the Craigellachie Hotel, cask #3672) - 220607
  • Glenfiddich 1991 ‘Vintage Reserve’ (40%, OB, 2005) - 080206
  • Glenfiddich 1991 'Don Ramsay' (40%, OB, 2005) - 260309
  • Glenfiddich 18 yo 1993/2011 (50.8%, OB, Foundation Reserve for 125 years of the Benevolent Charity, cask #29670, 500 bottles) - 290112
Cadenhead
  • Glenfiddich-Glenlivet 30 yo 1963/1993 (51.7%, Cadenhead, bottled October) - 260805
  • Glenfiddich 32 yo 1972/2005 ‘Bond Reserve’ (46.9%, Cadenhead’s, circa 2005) - 220607
  • Glenfiddich-Glenlivet 21 yo 1973/1994 (54.9%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection) - 290112
  • Glenfiddich 31 yo 1973/2004 (48.9%, Cadenhead, 186 bottles) - 260805
  • Glenfiddich-Glenlivet 41 yo 1973/2014 (43.1%, Cadenhead, single cask) - 110314
Chieftain's
  • Glenfiddich 37 yo 1964/2001 (58.7%, Ian McLeod & Co, cask #10791, 200 bottles) - 220607
Hart Bros
  • Glenfiddich 40yo 1964/2005 (47.5%, Hart Brothers, sherry cask) - 110314
  • Glenfiddich 44yo 1964/2009 (55.6%, Hart Brothers, finest Collection, Sherry Hogshead) - 171011
Intertrade
  • Glenfiddich 29 yo 1956/1985 (50.6%, Intertrade, 384 bottles, sherry) - 070109
Samaroli
  • Glenfiddich 1979/1990 (57%, Samaroli, cask #14797, 480 bottles) - 290112
Various IB
  • Glenfiddich 1956 (unknown ABV, Thomas Bucktrout & Co. Ltd., Guernsey, +/-1970?) - 120112
  • Glenfiddich 1964/1992 (58%, J&J Hunter, cask #10790) - 280405
 
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