If you love Speyside malt, but you’re looking for a more distinctive dram, this magnificent 18 year old will whet your whistle. From the renowned Glenfiddich, this six-Golds 18-year-old was aged in Oloroso and bourbon casks for gorgeous complexity.
"For luscious layers of complexity, this superb malt has been aged in Oloroso and bourbon casks"
Jehan Sacaze Buyer of Spirits
In recent years, the Grant family have been building their range of smooth Speysides, and if you like a rich, rounded whisky, you’ll love their luxuriously fruity 18 year old. Around 65% of a malt’s flavour and character comes from the barrel it’s aged in, and the team at Glenfiddich use a blend of casks formerly filled with bourbon or Oloroso sherry. Before filling, these are treated in the distillery’s on site cooperage – they are specially toasted to caramelise the oak’s wood sugars and help it release its flavour giving properties. After ageing, whiskies from both types of barrel are blended in small batches in large oak tuns, before being left for 9 months to mellow to perfection. A rewarding fireside treat, with 18 years of maturity.
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