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Overall rating
57.20/100
votes
7
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Golden / Black Cap
Bottle code
4011040242
Barcode
5010327305103
Added on
15 Sep 2014 7:28 pm by karloff

Average value

€ 113.29

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Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich Special Reserve

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 57.20 points

  1. Cubey666 scored this whisky 61 points Connoisseur

    interresting to drink an old style glen fiddich.. different taste profile than current ones. less pear and apples... 
    • Nose
      somewhat sharp, notes of citrus, pear and vanilla with some wet paint.
    • Taste
      sweet, with some hints of grass and honey, but quite flat
    • Finish
      some floral notes with some hints of chocolate and black pepper, but quite short.

  2. karloff scored this whisky 55 points Specialist

    This whisky has been in this bottle for about 25 years, now I don't know where or how it was stored and whether it has effected the whisky but I found it a bit bland, especially for a Glenfiddich. Really disappointed, I thought it was going to be something special. (no pun intended)
    • Nose
      55 55
    • Taste
      50 50
    • Finish
      45 45

  3. karloff scored this whisky 55 points Specialist

    I swapped a bottle of Bourbon for this thinking I had a great deal and it looks like I got the worst of it.
    • Nose
      A fruity nose of melon, green apples and pineapple chunks. Citrus and wet paint linger in the back ground. Nothing special and nothing unusual.
    • Taste
      The taste is fruity and sweet but a bit bland. Slightly smoky with touches of grass and melon.
    • Finish
      Short and sweet and a bit disappointing.

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