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Glenfiddich 30 year old

I am sure there are some people out there who can't get pass the fact this fantastic whisky is from Glenfiddich. I am not one of them.  This is an excellent dram but clearly at over $300 bottle it is not for every day drinking, however I treated myself at bar recently to this one (because I am worth it).  The nose has zesty fruit notes, mandarin orange maybe, even marmalade, some oakiness and even some sweet molasses. There is also a freshness not unlike the smell in the air after a thunder storm (which is ozone I beleive).  The taste is honey, malt and some vanilla and becomes even sweeter with a little water.  Complexity is not an issue, there is plenty here to ponder and my glass was over far too soon.  The finish has wood, like recently polished wood actually, some more citrus notes and is quite drying (sherry butts at work perhaps?).  With water it becomes a little more tannic but is still delicious.  Good work, I would still reach for the 21 year old first but I will order this again for sure and see what else I get, I am sure this expression will reward persistance.

Additional Info

  • Country of Origin: Scotland
  • Type: Single Malt
  • In '101 Whiskies to Try Before you Die': Yes

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