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Overall rating
89.97/100
votes
32
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Bond Reserve
Vintage
10.03.1972
Bottled
31.05.2005
Stated Age
32 years old
Number of bottles
168
Strength
46.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
31 Aug 2008 12:11 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 365,00

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Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich 1972 CA

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.97 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Very nice old Fiddich, one recognizes him well with age and despite single cask, he lacks at most a little bit of surprises.
    • Nose
      Beautiful cocoa notes that definitely remind me of Glenfiddich, supple leather, white chocolate, grated coconut, red apple with seeds, fresh toast, banana and peach
    • Taste
      A lot of sweet & crunchy malt, cocoa powder, typical Glenfiddich, lots of forest honey, red apple, melon, pine nuts, chestnut, grapefruit, pineapple, wax, lemon ice cream, rosemary, lavender Brenneseltee
    • Finish
      Medium length with lemon zest, kitchen herbs, some apple and cocoa

  2. ctu scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    My first IB and 30+ Glenfiddich, simple but great whisky. 90/91.
    • Nose
      Floral. Pineapple, banana and mango. Honey. Touch of citruses and mint.
    • Taste
      Refined, spicy. Nutmeg, gerbeaud, honey, orange, oak and cocoa.
    • Finish
      Long, spicy, sweet, creamy.

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Worth looking out for at auction, is it from a bourbon cask?
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Simple profile but it works.
    • Nose
      Not often I worry about the colour but this has a lovely orange hue about it.

       Nose

       Smells nice on honey and stewed fruits like pineapple, plum and mango with some honey.Noses stronger than 47%
    • Taste
      The palate has a spicy kick mixed with honey, slight orange and cream with some biscuit.
    • Finish
      Medium length with a sherbet fizz

  5. checkpointuk scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=237 Color: gold
    Nose: At the beginning rather reserved with subtle aromas of peach, mirabelle, mango, papaya and honeydew melon. A fine spice with predominant pepper note surrounds the fruit components.
    Taste: Slightly creamy and now full of spice. Sweet honey with lots of fruit as well as herbs, mint, white chocolate and intensifying oak.
    Finish: Pretty long - fruity-tart and with sweet chocolate and honey. The herbs and the wood are also to the end of the party.
    Note: The herbaceous freshness starts in the second half of the taste and remains until the end.
    90 points (nose: 88 / taste: 91 / finish: 90)

  6. jocmueller scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Color: gold, thick oily legs

    Nose: Full fruit load, subtle oak, moist leather, green apple, tropical fruits, beautiful complexity

    Mouth: The fruit is also present in the mouth immediately, with just right oak, not too bitter, passion fruit, spicy

    Finish: Long, the fruit remains forever on the palate

    92/100

  7. Willie JJ scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Genius whisky. This is the last of it and it is very sad.
    • Nose
      A nose of great weight. Fruit toffee, barley sugars, orange, guava and mango. Some sweet minty notes too. Wonderfully complex.
    • Taste
      Brilliant! Impossible to deny the quality of glenfiddich when drinking this. There is plenty of age and the palate is almost musty, but just not quite and the effect is intense, mouth watering and delicious. The oak is adding just the perfect amount of spice to the sugar.
    • Finish
      Ah it's so long. The sugars just keep crashing on the palate like waves of heaven. There's a creaminess to it, somewhat reminiscent of pot still whisky. Lots of spice but it's gentle and full of charm.

  8. Roman scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    one of the best Glenfiddich there is!
    • Nose
      spicy tender, paired with fruit, very nice nose
    • Taste
      gentle, spicy, subtle touch of fruit, a little metallic
    • Finish
      very nice long that is unusual but very tasty

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