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Glenfiddich 21-year-old

Overall rating
85.84/100
votes
71
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Havana Reserve
Bottled
2003
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Cuban Rum Cask Finish
Number of bottles
21600
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
200 ml 700 ml
Barcode
5010327304212
Added on
29 Aug 2008 4:55 pm
Colored

Average value

€ 467,25

18 × in wishlist

71 × member ratings

241 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich 21-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.84 points

  1. minyPB did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Hello. I would like to buy an original empty box for this bottle. If anybody could sell it to me. Please let me know. Thank you very much.

  2. Allandale scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A soft and lightly creamy body.
    • Nose
      Toasty.Biscuity. Petit fours. The aroma when a box of chocolates is opened.
    • Taste
      Vanilla flan. Sweet Cuban coffee.
    • Finish
      Juicy. A hint of dried tropical fruits.

  3. recursiewhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    For a whisky bottled at 40% it has a rather bold and spicy arrival. It needs quite some time in the glass to open up as it is rather closed at the start. The flavours are all well balanced and subtle. The subtle sweet rum tones play very well with the spicy malt aromas. It’s not very complicated in any way but still very nice.
    All in all an interesting and easy to drink whisky.
    • Nose
      A fresh, fruity and rich whisky with aromas of banana, pineapple, boiled sweets, rum, hint of smoke, muesli, vanilla, candied ginger, grass, hay, butter, backed plantain, caramel, toffee, raisins, coconut, floral tones, subtle dried fruits (figs), subtle chocolate, fruit cake, hint of sweet tobacco, peach and subtle creamy oak.
    • Taste
      A rich, spicy and rich whisky with aromas of pepper, rum, malt, apple, pear, muesli, vanilla, ginger, grass, caramel, toffee, butterscotch, tannins, orange, milk chocolate, sweet tobacco, raisins, figs, fresh backed cake, backed banana, melon, floral tones, blood oranges, subtle cedarwood and subtle creamy oak.
    • Finish
      A medium long and slightly drying finish with aromas of ginger, honey, rum, raisins, cane sugar, tannins, apricots, dates and creamy oak.

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. lincolnimp scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    This is better than later versions (Gran Reserva bottle).

    Simple profile but it is a good one.
    • Nose
      Fruit cake, rum & raisin Ice cream, chocolate, and smoked ham
    • Taste
      Like a rum baba cake, sweet and syrupy.

      Chocolate and raising again
    • Finish
      Medium length and very soothing.

  6. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  7. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Figs, bananas, caramel, toffee, tobacco
    • Taste
      Fruity (melons), toffee, coffee, chocolate, tobacco, ginger
    • Finish
      Medium long, sweet, spicy

  8. Furtia scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

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