Glenfiddich Select Cask

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Collection
Bourbon, European Oak & Red Wine Casks
40.0 % Vol.
1000 ml
Bottle code
Bottled for
Travel Retail
Added on
14 Sep 2013 5:12 pm

Average value

€ 47,33

12 × in wishlist

144 × member ratings

477 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich Select Cask

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.60 points

  1. Doldersumj scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      Ethanol sweetness with a small "tang".
    • Taste
      Gentle sweetness. Citric notes are present. And it stays gentle.
    • Finish
      Smooth finish. And just before the next sip, I taste unripe melon. Good start of the evening. 

  2. larswehmeier scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      At first very obscure. Something dark sweet and oak. Then sherry tones. It takes a long time for it to open for me. Becomes sweeter and fruity and slowly brighter. Grapes.
    • Taste
      Little alcohol. Mild mouthfeel. Oak on the palate. Chocolate on the tongue with some fruits. Pleasantly sweet.
    • Finish
      Medium. Juicy, will not dry so fast. Chocolate.

  3. Georges scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      74 74

  4. Georges scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Bourbon and European oak and red wine oak cask
    married in Solera cask
    • Nose
      Vanilla, honey, coconut, malted barley, sweet, spicy (pepper, cinnamon), candied oranges
    • Taste
      Oily, creamy, spicy (pepper), fruity (red berries), oaky
    • Finish
      Rather short, dry, oaky

  5. Dre73 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      79 79

  6. Dre73 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    Well, a flat whisky, a bit thin, could be a very cheap slip-on, if it were that its price would be a little higher than that.
    The advanced drinker will not find a lot of challenge here. Smell the best by far.
    • Nose
      Fruity especially, citrus / lemon dominates. also sweet, vanilla. Get a bit of a bourbon idea, corn too? And candy-like.
    • Taste
      Soft, sweet, honey, vanilla, caramel. Somewhat orange now too. Still flat and somewhat thin.
    • Finish
      Sweet, not very long, very light peppers, slightly bitter too. Somewhat grumpy now, and honey sweet.

  7. KOQ24 scored this whisky 61 points Member Senior

    orange,ginger,honey,sherry,alcohol,pear,spices,butter,Blended Scotch graininess,cheap perfume

    alcohol,raspberries,rough maltiness,orange,caramel,pear

    Short and soft

    Way below the standard of the usual low price NAS Malts from Glenfiddich.This seemed clearly way too young for me.
    Glenfiddich 12>>>>>>>>>>>this
    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      55 55
    • Finish
      60 60

  8. Lorion scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    Well ... okay, but not anymore.
    • Nose
      Sweet, mild, young, citrus, kräutrig, honey.
    • Taste
      Mild, almost flat. Honey, some citrus. Metallic goodie.
    • Finish
      In short, a bit bitter.

  9. peatbogger scored this whisky 83 points Specialist

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      83 83

  10. peatbogger scored this whisky 83 points Specialist

    Extremely easy drinkable, and more exciting than the 12YO.
    • Nose
      Inviting floral sweetness.

      Honey, vanilla, leaning towards a very gentle bourbon style. A drop of lemon juice.

      A very soft hint of cinnamon.

      Birch wood and fresh linnen.

      Most women would be pleased with a bedroom smelling like this ;-)
    • Taste
      Starts of very soft, very gentle, maybe a little thin.

      Loads of sweet caramel.

      Nice nuttyness and an evolving spice.

      Maybe a slice of apple.
    • Finish
      Almost at medium lenght.

      Sweet, drying, spicy, and maybe it's the red wine casks giving a very faint note of sweet sangria at the very end.


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