Glenfiddich Excellence 26 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

$750. 00
$9000.00 Dozen
ABV: 43%

Note: Product has come from a private collection and as such has some minor scuffing/scratches/handling marks. This one, in particular, has some indented lines on each panel. Actual product not pictured.

Released July, 2014. This is the second edition of Glenfiddich 'Excellence', replacing the now discontinued 30 year old. Matured exclusively in American Oak for 26 years, this is a unique addition to the Glenfiddich range, with many highlighting its pronounced fruity quality.

Other Reviews....
While it’s got Glenfiddich DNA through and through, this is a powerful spirit from the Speyside giant. The nose is intense with fruit — pears, apricots, and a dollop of orange blossom honey to sweeten things up. Fairly light oak notes emerge here as well. The body is a powerhouse to match the big nose. Intense honey character gives this the impression of a Sauternes-finished whiskey, with notes of vanilla, almond, charred wood, and roasted cereal grains coming along toward the finish. The body is rich and viscous, which adds to the depth of flavor and a quite lengthy finish. It’s not the most complicated whisky in the world, particularly considering its age, but its power and deep honey notes make it compelling in its own right.
Christopher Null (www.drinkhacker.com)