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Glenfiddich 30-year-old

Overall rating
89.22/100
votes
241
Whiskybase ID
WB69
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

€ 797.65

37 × in wishlist

241 × member ratings

591 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich 30-year-old

31 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.22 points

  1. 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.

  2. gaboruso scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Mapl scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      93 93

  4. P.K.S scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Fun to get to try this, have to say its a bit watery????
    • Nose
      88 88
      Banana,sweet,ståberrys,dark drapes,aple,pear loving the nose
    • Taste
      80 80
      First its vatery, calm sweet spisyness complex aple,pear its to thin
    • Finish
      82 82
      Short finnish but love nose most with this one not so impressed with the dram

  5. Squinugie scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Kator scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

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

  7. BehindSpace scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  8. Dottore scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Even after 30 years of ripening, there is an unmistakable Glenfiddich on the nose: apple, pears, flowers, fresh malty bread. After a longer smell, the whisky becomes sweeter, more vanilla and subtle, more exotic notes of coconut and pineapple flow from the glass. Unfortunately, you can already guess that the whisky will lack volume. The slightly watered-down character is confirmed in the mouth. In spite of everything, you can tell the age of the oak, the aromas are very harmonious, sweet and bitter notes are balanced. Bitter orange, beeswax, honey, alpine herbs, apple biscuits.
    The finish is cozy and warm, oak stays long. Conclusion: great old Glenfiddich, which unfortunately lacks a few percent of an absolute grenade. Nice experience and further proof that Glenfiddich is able to produce excellent whiskys beyond the standards. 87 points
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. Dris scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  10. 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.

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