THE GLENFIDDICH FAMILY COLLECTION
GLENFIDDICH is a Scottish Speyside single malt whiskey that is produced at the birth of Dufftown in Moray. The Whiskey brand was founded in 1887 by William Grant with the help of his family. Grant named the distillery “Glenfiddich,” Gaelic for “Valley of the Deer”. Now, let’s discuss the Glenfiddich Whisky Family Series
Glenfiddich was one of the first brands to be sold as a single malt. Today, Glenfiddich is the world’s biggest-selling and most awarded single malts. It is sold in about 180 different countries in the world. Glenfiddich comprises a wide range of premium whiskies. Some of them include the 12 Years Old, 15 Years Old, 18 Years Old, 21 Years Old, 23 Years Old, and the Glenfiddich 26 Years Old (Grande Couronne).
The Family Series
The Glenfiddich 12-year series
It is produced from highland spring water and carefully matured in the finest American oak and European Oak Sherry cask for 12 years then mellowed in Oak. Marrying to create a very sweet and subtle oak flavour.
It is Distinctively fresh and fruity with a hint of pear. Beautifully crafted and delicately balanced, but has different Characteristics like sweet, fruity notes that develop into butterscotch, cream, malt, and subtle oak flavour.
The Glenfiddich 15 series
This Award winner sortie is created using different techniques by malt masters and its warm and spicy flavour is transformed with the alchemy of the Solera vat.
It is aged in European oak sherry cask and new oak cask then mellowed in a unique solera vat inspired by the sherry bodegas of Spain and Portugal. This is then cast for 15 years.
It has an intriguingly complex aroma with sweet heather honey and vanilla fudge combined with rich dark fruits, Silky smooth, revealing layers of sherry oak, marzipan, cinnamon, and ginger. Full-bodied and bursting with flavour.
The Glenfiddich 18 series
This is made from oak, baked apples, and cinnamon after which is then matured in fine Spanish oloroso wood and American oak. This rich and robust oak expression is an exceptional single malt that delivers a rich taste of luxurious dried fruits, candy peels, and dates with added oak notes. The result of eighteen years of care and attention.
The Glenfiddich 21 series
This is an exquisite traditional Speyside whiskey made from vanilla, soft toffee, and fig. It is a very rich and ripe extra exotic whiskey with notes of ginger-lime and banana. Stored in the best Gran Reserva rum cask from the Caribbean to give its peppery with a touch of smoke taste.
The Glenfiddich Grand Cru
A 23-year-old single malt whiskey stored in American and European casks. It is matured in American bourbon, Portuguese sherry, and virgin oak, then it is married in a solera vat. Stored in fresh oak cask for 23 years to give its uniqueness in taste and elegance in the blend. It has a spicy warmth of vanilla and toffee sweetness.
The Glenfiddich 26 series
The Glenfiddich 26 years is a single malt scotch whisky stored in a combination of both American and European oak casks. It is matured in American bourbon, Portuguese sherry, and virgin oak. And it is then married in a solera vat for 26 years to give its unique taste.
The Glenfiddich 26 years has a vibrant, yet soft and delicate expression with a deep and complex balance of sweetness. And the dry oak tannin gives the whiskey a sumptuous sweet intensity that is both creamy and rich.
Note: The Glenfiddich family is a long collection and this article will be updated regularly. We will continue to keep you updated about the world’s best-selling and most awarded single malt whisky.