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Overall rating
89.35/100
votes
223
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
30 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L32R 4258 0602
Barcode
5010327395258
Added on
05 Jul 2007 10:19 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 702.34

32 × in wishlist

223 × member ratings

546 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich 30-year-old

29 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.35 points

  1. Fred Labosch did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Original retail price: ~130 €

  2. Fudschafudscha scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    what a shame to dilute a basically good whisky with such a proud age to the minimum.

    Then you can find yourself great when you drink something so expensive because it is perhaps the only whisky that works for hipsters. Old, expensive and goes down like oil - no, rather water.

    If you have tried to have a say, if instead of 500 it would cost 100 euros or less, I could put one on the shelf for the guests.

    So the taste is badly clouded by the underground price performance ratio.

    Nice, medium-length, uncomplicated finish.

  3. Squinugie scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Kator scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. BehindSpace scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. Dottore scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Even after 30 years of maturation, there is an unmistakable Glenfiddich in the nose: apple, pears, flowers, malty fresh bread. After a long smell, the whisky becomes sweeter, more vanilla and subtle, exotic notes of coconut and pineapple pour out of the glass. That the whisky will probably lack volume, unfortunately, can already be guessed. In the mouth, the slightly diluted character is confirmed. Despite everything, one notices the age of the oak cargo, the aromas are very harmonious, sweet and bitter notes balance each other. Bitter orange, beeswax, honey, alpine herbs, apple biscuits.
    The finish warms chubby, oak remains long. Conclusion: great old Glenfiddich, unfortunately missing a few percent to an absolute grenade. Nice experience and further proof that Glenfiddich is able to produce excellent whiskys off the beaten track. 88 points

  7. Dris scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  8. FritzeKrautman scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A real great whisky. Very complex, seductive nose. He also convinces on the palate, even if he runs out of power at the end. More percentages would have been helpful here. But definitely a very pleasant experience.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Sweet and light-fruited beginning; a slight solvent note. Vanilla and cinnamon; a hint of plums and spearmint. Later spicy with a hay and oak
    • Taste
      90 90
      Sweet at the beginning with plums and cinnamon. The vanilla is back. At the second sip then much spicier, bitter, woody. The alcohol is very well integrated and slightly peppery.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Very long finish with clear oak note and nuts. Moderate bitterness. However, he lacks some bite.

  9. pianoman scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Elegant. Extinguished candle, liquid wax, old library. Then baked apple with a little cinnamon and vanilla sauce. Freshly peeled oranges behind it. Wet garden soil, moss, a hint of eucalyptus. A trace of pipe tobacco.
    • Taste
      Silky, slightly oily. Apple pie, some nougat and candied orange pieces. Dark chocolate, dried apricots, walnuts. Some lemon, wax and a hint of incense.

  10. Docmacwhisky scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Jim Murray has awarded 93.5 points to the 30 Year Old.

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