Glenfiddich Select Cask

Glenfiddich

Select Cask

(1l, 40.0%)


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Glenfiddich Select Cask is a classic Glenfiddich Whisky orchestrated in a perpetual dance of the barrels … yielding a light, floral, and smooth expression of this classic single-malt powerhouse. 

Founded in 1887, with machinery bought from the Cardhu Distillery, William Grant created Glenfiddich. Still in the hands of the Grant family, Glenfiddich is the biggest selling malt Whisky worldwide and remains Scottish owned and independent. William Grant pioneered their Whiskies as 'single malts' at a time when malts were produced to supply the blended Whisky producers. It's a vision that has paid off, thanks for creating the category Mr. Grant!

Glenfiddich is taking a different turn on the Solera method here. Remember that the Solera method is where the barrel or vat is only half emptied with each pass, then it is refilled. This way each new batch is half of the batch that preceded it, and so on, and so on … theoretically forever. Which is why the Italians call the process “perpetua.” For Glenfiddich Select Cask, they are using the marrying vat as a point of blending their single-malt aged in three different wood types: virgin European oak, French burgundy wine casks, and ex-Bourbon barrels. 
 
What comes out of the bottle is now a very complex, very consistent, mixed wood and mixed age Whisky. It is soft, smooth, and has a superior mouth-feel that will really stand out. But the aroma with seduce you on this one … something like fresh flowers after the rain. Don’t mix it. Pour it neat, maybe a splash, linger at the nose, then savor. 
 

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  • Style
    Single Malt Whisky
  • Region
    Speyside Whisky
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    40.0%
  • Distillery
    Glenfiddich
  • Bottler
    Glenfiddich

Flavour Spiral™

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oak
apple
black pepper
floral
pear
vanilla
slightly spicy
smoky
slightly sweet
What does Glenfiddich Select Cask taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Glenfiddich Select Cask and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

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Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most single malts are matured longer).

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Golden Amber 
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Oak and fresh flowers after a rain
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Smooth, great mouth-feel, and a hint of that classic Glenfiddich apples and pears   
 
Finish 
Gentle, but lingering
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Glenfiddich Select Cask
Chris
Smooth and different. Best way to put this is that 'Fiddich wanted to craft a malt that had a specific taste that reflects the essential Glenfiddich flavor of fruits like apples and pears, while trying to be almost "refreshing" for lack of a better term.
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