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Glenfiddich 21-year-old

Overall rating
84.85/100
votes
55
Whiskybase ID
WB67
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Gran Reserva - Cuban Rum Finish
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Cuban Rum Cask Finish
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L32R 4133 1701
Barcode
5010327304212
Added on
05 Jul 2007 10:19 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 415.55

14 × in wishlist

55 × member ratings

202 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich 21-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.85 points

  1. Indianerhäuptling scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    It was my first whisky with a touch of rum. I like this taste style :)

  2. Dmz scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

  3. KonstUA scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Nose 21, taste 22, finish 22, balance 21

  4. mema82 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Alex scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    a tad weak and thin due to the low strength, but ideal for single-malt-beginners. Nice dram though, the nose is the best part.
    • Nose
      sweet white wine, floral notes, apples and pears. Polished wood and wood spices. Mellow and nice nose
    • Taste
      pleasant sweet and bitter; honeyed, fruity and floral framed by a lot of oak. A tad thin. Easy to sip.
    • Finish
      medium long on more wood spices (pepper and cinnamon) and bitter grapefruit

  6. Matt Preston scored this whisky 88 points Member Junior

    The hint of vanilla, as well as the smooth finish, makes this an `easy drink`.

    Consider to combine it with Walker`s shortbreads.

  7. QuarterCentury scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A replacement for the popular Gran Reserva (itself a replacement for the
    Havana Reserve), Glenfiddich 21yo is still finished in rum casks,
    although the rum is simply referred to as `Caribbean` after the
    unfortunate controversy the old Havana Reserve caused amongst the
    American brethren.

  8. Feusi scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Peculiar sweetness permeates into the nose (perhaps the rum cask?). Unusual but sweet and very pleasant to drink. At a Rum tasting it would be interesting, how the friends decide...

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