Aged: 12 years
Product of: United Kingdom
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Until the early eighties, when the age statement disappeared from what was then Glenfiddich Special Reserve, its minimum age was eight years old. Happily the age statement was reintroduced in 2000, at a twelve year minimum. It is now "our signature malt".
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 10/08/2014
Clear, coppery amber.
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