Glenfiddich Caoran Reserve

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
New Label
Stated Age
12 years old
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
26 aug 2008 10:13 pm

Average value

€ 198.98

13 × in wishlist

74 × member ratings

249 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenfiddich Caoran Reserve

9 users have left 11 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 80.06 points.

  1. Magnus Hillman scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Well-made spirit. Even a few drops of water destroy the whisky indicating that it is very fragile. 

    Rating interval 81-85. 
    • Nose
      Beautiful with barley sugar, citrus, lemon sponge cake and maybe some mineral actually. 
    • Taste
      Soft and bitter-sweet arrival with fresh lemon. The spices get more intense in the development with some white pepper in particular that continues into the finish. Very light and well-balanced.
    • Finish
      The finish is again dominated by white pepper and cereal with some subtle fruity notes, apple specifically and spearmint.

  2. MM-Speyside scored this whisky 59 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      53 53
    • Finish
      58 58

  3. Butz75 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. NamorX68 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      fruity, sweet, gentle sherry and dark but not too dark fruits. Tender smoke or oak. Schokolade..Kakao. After a little longer breathe sweet orange..Mandarine.
    • Taste
      creamy, oily, great mouthfeel. Herbs, seasoning and sweetness .. some coffee.
    • Finish
      medium long, dry, warming

  5. malthead-sven scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    right at the beginning with a nice variety in flavor. Tap on Highlands, Bourbon Barrel, 12-16 years, 43%
    • Nose
      Blind tasting! unusual, candy, something like mouse bacon, marshmallows, rose water, vanilla, lemons, polish, a hint of roasted almonds, woodruff and a subtle smoke note
    • Taste
      no strong start but nice spicy, a few exotic fruits
    • Finish
      I get a hint of smoke, mild oak and woodruff again, medium in the finish

  6. wekke did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A true blast from the past, Glenfiddich Caoran Reserve revives a
    forgotten taste: a bold, powerful single malt Scotch whisky that
    captures its native rugged landscape with every mouthful. First comes a
    smoky aroma, then spicy top notes that develop into a characterful blend
    of sweet fruit with distinctive peaty undertones and a smooth,
    lingering finish.

  7. wekke did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Silver medal winner at the International Wine & Spirit Competition and International Spirits Challenge 2005.

  8. Achany scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. Georges scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      77 77

  10. Georges scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Was finished on Islay casks.
    • Nose
      Sweet sherry and oranges, some smoke
    • Taste
      Full, fruity, some smoke
    • Finish
      Medium long, creamy, vanilla, smoky

  11. Jonkers scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    The taste is a little bit flat. I think this is not one of the best single malts of Glenfiddich. It's only one (of many) Glennfiddich. No more, no less. A little disappointing.
    • Nose
      Sherry and vanilla. Wood and malt. Even a hint of tobacco !
    • Taste
      Liquorice and then delicious sweetness. Banana, candied fruits.
    • Finish
      Medium but very good. First sweet, after that a pleasant bitternesss


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