Glenfiddich Grand Cru
The folks at Glenfiddich clearly enjoy exploring new cask types for their whisky. Whether it’s peaty whisky in rum casks, or making good use of icewine casks, the distillery certainly has some experimental flair. And if experimental flair is what you’re after, Glenfiddich Grand Cru 23 Year Old is the perfect thing.
This single malt initially ages in American and European oak casks, before being moved over to rare French cuvée oak casks. The influence these casks has had on the whisky is fantastic, lifting the palate with notes of baked goods and fresh fruit.
Glenfiddich Grand Cru is a rare single malt whisky, it has been matured in American bourbon oak barrel for 26 years to commemorate the continuity of the family since William Grant founded Glenfiddich in 1887.
Being family-owned means we insist on producing luxurious single malt whiskeys consistent with our family’s sense of honor. We create rich, smooth, delicate whiskeys that perfectly balance sweetness and tannins to stimulate your taste buds and awaken your sense of smell.
Color: Dark gold.
Nose: Apple blossom, freshly baked bread and candied lemon.
Palate: Layers of rich vanilla oak, sweet brioche, sandalwood, pear sorbet and white grape.
Finish: Long, opulent and sweet.
What some of our whisky loving friends have said about Glenfiddich Grand Cru
Quote 1 “Smooth long and sweet – a hit of mouth filling whisky that rolls into a long tail of, well, an almost Champaign tinge.
They have experimented with a number of finishes lately and this one definitely is worth the effort. ”