Glenfiddich 1964/1992 (58%, J&J Hunter, cask #10790) I don’t know whether the brand new Glenfiddich 1974 ‘Play Malt’ bottled exclusively for Playboy Magazine Germany (ha! Deutschland!) is good or not – nope, this is no joke, Glenfiddich has been working with Playboy Germany for quite a few years already – but I hope I’ll be able to taste it soon and keep you updated. In the meantime, let’s sample this 1964 I tasted – yes – in Limburg, Germany. Colour: mahogany. Nose: boldly sherried, on heavy rum notes and raisins. Lots of chocolate, candy sugar and soy sauce. Quite complex and rather satisfying, a perfect, flawless sherried nose. Mouth: hyper sherry, again on rum, raisins and chocolate. And no sourish notes this time. Too bad it gets then a bit too tannic, with also some hints of aspirin and clove. The finish is long, but mainly on burnt coffee... Glenfiddich 1964/1992 (58%, J&J Hunter, cask #10790)
... Not a ‘naked’ Glenfiddich, that’s for sure, but I guess it’s sexy enough for the most dedicated sherry freaks. As for the other malt heads, maybe they’d better wait for the Playboy Germany 'Play Malt 1974' edition - I can't wait to see the bottle and the label ;-) 87 points.