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Glenfiddich 18 Years Old 70cl 40°

Distillery : Glenfiddich / Country : Scotland / Reference: : 20438

This Speyside Single Malt possesses an impressive roundiness and richness. All casks have been carefully selected and blended in very small quantities to craft this exceptional 18 Years-Old Single Malt.

This expression partially aged in Oloroso Sherry casks and Bourbon barrels, and reveals notes of fresh nuts.

With an old gold colour, and rich nose marked with elegant notes of vanilla, the supple mouthfeel is pervaded by the Sherry. A dry finish opens up on nuts and floral notes.

79,90 € tax incl.

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Features

Volume0.7 L
Net Weight0.7 kg
ABV40 °
TypeSingle malt
DistilleryGlenfiddich
CountryScotland
RegionSpeyside
Age18 years
MaturationOloroso Sherry & Bourbon
PeatNon Peated
PackagingTube
Reference:20438

The steep-sided valley where the Fiddich River flows, gave its name to the best-selling malt in the world.


The distillery is located on the banks of the river in Dufftown. Fiddich translates as “stag” from Gaelic and here’s why the animal is now the emblem of the distillery. This famous distillery has been established in 1886 and is still in the hands of the same family (as a limited company). In 1963, the company bet on spreading the Single Malt outside the borders of Scotland – which was considered as pure folly by blended scotch producers, deeming Single Malts as too intense, too richly aromatic or too complex for non-Scots drinkers. Glenfiddich remained traditional and is still heating its small stills with coal and ageing spirit in casks. The whiskies, aged in different woods, are blended in the Glenfiddich cellars, and bottled “at the chateau”! In fact, the distillery overlooks the complete bottling process. Glenfiddich is proud to own the most rewarded Single malt whisky range in the world.

Colour: amber gold.

Nose: rich aromas of ripe fruits, over spiced apple and oaky backdrop.

Palate: thick with dried fruits, confectionery and dates, lifted by oak flavours.

Finish: warm, rich and sophisticated.

Silver Medal, Outstanding, International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013.

96/100 Extraordinary, Ultimate Recommendation, Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2013.

Gold Medal San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2011.