Glenfiddich Rare Collection Micro-Vatting 17 Year Old Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Vatting of four casks: Sherry Butt #2702, Refill Hogshead #3929, Bourbon Barrel #15285 & 2nd Fill Sherry Butt #29665. Bottled August 2011.
Just 250 numbered bottles of this exceptional expression have been released.
Nose: A rich and vibrant aroma with deep vanilla oak notes. Buttery, toffee sweetness, honey and candid orange. There are more subtle floral and fresh pear notes that develop over time and just a hint of fresh citrus.
Palate: Silky smooth with an amazong depth of sweetness. Mouth coating tannin and soft vanilla oakiness. Fresh blossom honey with creamy toffee and barley sugar.
Finish: Exceptionally mellow and sweet with a lingering oakiness.
William Grant established Glenfiddich Distillery in 1886, built it with the help of his family and Glenfiddich has spent its entire working life prospering in the ownership of subsequent generations of the Grant family. Glenfiddich Distillery is situated in the heart of Scotland’s Speyside whisky region and being equipped with twenty-eight stills the distillery has more operational stills than most other malt whisky distillery in the world. Glenfiddich Distillery has a superb visitor centre offering distillery tours and excellent food is served in the restaurant. The Glenfiddich single malt whisky range includes the Snow Phoenix.