Glenfiddich Grand Cru

Glenfiddich Grand Cru

(0.75l, 40%)


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The specs are worth celebrating — twenty-three yo Glenfiddich finished in Champaign casks.

The famous Glenfiddich Distillery was founded by scotch Whisky legend William Grant in 1887 with used equipment acquired from the Cardhu Distillery. Remaining in the hands of the Grant family to this day, Glenfiddich is the biggest selling single malt whisky worldwide and can be found in quality pubs from Indonesia and Beijing to Morocco and Los Angeles. Not only are they a top producer of premium single malt by volume, they are a much honored and loved go-to Speyside of choice for millions of raving fans.

If you know your Single Malts, the first thing that you will notice is the striking black glass bottle — so remarkably unlike anything else Glenfiddich has done. Glenfiddich Grand Cru is indeed 100% their signature Single Malt aged a crazy twenty-three years. Most of the Spirit spent that time in ex-Bourbon casks, and a smaller portion in ex-Sherry casks. The Spirit is married and then finished in Cuvée oak casks from Champaign, France. The entire presentation from bottle to glass is worthy of a celebration.

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Most French Champaign producers ferment their Wines in stainless steel tanks — and seriously, there’s nothing wrong with that. But a few of the higher-end producers used large oak casks to bring a round, creamy palate with a dash of vanilla. We don’t know where Glenfiddich’s casks came from, but Veuve Cliquot, Bollinger, and Krug use this technique.
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
    United Kingdom, Scotland
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery
  • Age
  • Maturation
    ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks

Flavor Spiral™

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vanilla
woody
apple
pear
biscuit
lemon
sweet
oak
fresh fruit
What does Glenfiddich Grand Cru taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Glenfiddich Grand Cru and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called a Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Antique Gold

Nose / Aroma / Smell
On the nose you’ll find fresh shortbread biscuits, lemon drops, and cider.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate is delicate and nuanced with notes of grappa, stewed pears, vanilla, and warm wood.

Finish
The finish is medium length but lingering with a light sweetness of apple tart.
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