Category: Speyside single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Glenfiddich 21-Year-Old is matured in ex-bourbon casks for 21 years before blending and finishing for up to 4 months in ex-Caribbean rum casks, so infusing some of the rum’s toffee, fig and vanilla. Read more
Sampled on 07/10/2012
Clear, golden amber with a slight coppery hue.
Fruity vanilla nose with banoffee pie, baked pear, figs barley water and nubuck leather/fudge. Whiffs of ginger spice.
Starts by lulling you in with soft barley water and boiled sweet sweetness, then out of nowhere comes a brutish peppery enlivening burst with a wisp of smoke, root ginger, dry spicy oak clove, ginger and lime zest.
Long and spicy. Vanilla and leathery oak liberally dusted with finely ground black pepper.
Closure: Natural cork stopper