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Glenfiddich Excellence

Overall rating
86.89/100
votes
115
Whiskybase ID
WB56518
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
American Oak Barrels
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010327045214
Added on
19 Jul 2014 4:13 pm by wacher
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 439.08

34 × in wishlist

115 × member ratings

285 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich Excellence

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.89 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2018/09/08/a-flight-of-fringe-fancies-edinburgh-fringe-2018/

    N: Malty-light yet with a superbly weighted oily body.
    T: Same again. This light oiled, well-aged style is simply ideal and faultless in its class.
    F: Dunnage-light on chalky bung cloth.
    C: If this juice wasn’t so precious/expensive [rrp £350, Aug ’18], I’d have a serious drinking problem. Beautiful lubricant.

    Scores a B+

  2. Mapl scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. TsiAI scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Room temperature when tasting: 24℃

    Eyes: Light gold and smell. Nose: The alcohol feel is very obvious, the corn is baked, the milk steamed buns, the good corn noodles, a little honey-stained peach meat, wheat ears, straw, fruit hard candy, the smell is relatively simple, lacks change , The layering is not strong. Taste Palate: mainly yellow dried fruits, canned yellow peaches & dried mangoes, peach gummies, bitter base and oak, a little irritating, some baking feeling.
    Final rhyme Finish: medium length, meal bag, whole wheat toast, maltose body: light, round, with tannins

    Nose: 85/100
    Palate: 85/100
    Finish: 83/100
    Body: 83/100
    Overall: 84/100

    Overall: Sure enough, it's right to drink Phidi without expectation

  4. MM-Speyside scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. toklian scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N21 P21 F21 B21

  6. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    21 21 21 21 84

  7. MVDW scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Tried it blind yesterday at a tasting.
    Nose quite closed, maybe a bit bourbon style smell.
    Taste, didn't pick up it's 26 years, some sweet vanilla notes, a bit oily but also some hars alcohol notes. Not suberp in my opinion. Medium long finish, pretty soft.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Apples, vanilla, oak cask, cake, allspices, cream brûlée, peaches, tropical fruits, prunes and ginger notes on nose.

    Spices, apples, cake, cream, oak cask, licorice and pepper notes on palate.

    Apples, vanilla, a little bit pepper, oak cask, cream brûlée and ginger notes on long finish.

  9. Heemhoeve scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. Heemhoeve scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    A delicious whisky.
    • Nose
      Show nut and sweet, you smell the bourbon barrels.
    • Taste
      Oak and unmistakably sweet vanilla sugars, this is really delicious !!!
    • Finish
      Wonderfully long and complex.

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