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Glenfiddich Select Cask

Overall rating
78.42/100
votes
166
Whiskybase ID
WB44499
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Collection
Bottled
06.12.2013
Casktype
Bourbon, European Oak & Red Wine Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
L2X 7642 0612
Barcode
5010327323152
Bottled for
Travel Retail
Added on
14 Sep 2013 5:12 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 50.43

15 × in wishlist

166 × member ratings

581 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich Select Cask

26 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.42 points

  1. fnk scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    An order of magnitude weaker than a 12-year old. This drink did not bring any joy. I will not buy anymore

  2. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Kontra scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      78 78

  4. 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. 

  5. larswehmeier scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    For a cheap duty free bottling in the liter bottle, all in all okay, but not a big discovery
    • Nose
      At first very opaque. Slightly dark sweet and oak. Then sherry tones. Takes a very long time to open up for me. Becomes sweeter and fruity and also slowly lighter. Grapes. Cereals, vanilla, light honey.
    • Taste
      Little alcohol. Mild mouthfeel. Oak on the palate. Chocolate on the tongue with a few fruits. Pleasantly cute. Vanilla. Floral. Some oak.
    • Finish
      Medium length. Juicy, does not dry out quickly. Chocolate.

  6. Georges scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

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

  7. 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

  8. Dre73 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

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

  9. 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.

  10. KOQ24 scored this whisky 61 points Expert Junior

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

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

    Finish:
    Short and soft

    O:
    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

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