Glenfiddich

15 Years Old, Solera Reserve

ABV 40%
REVIEWED Issue 1, Issue 4
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Specifications
Brand: Glenfiddich
Expression: 15 Years Old, Solera Reserve
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 15 years old
ABV: 40%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Awards
Recommended
Issue 4
Tasting notes
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: The most complex nose in the Glenfiddich stable: fruit, spice, oak, honey
Palate: A brilliantly balanced array of honey, spice and intense malt.
Finish: The delicate sherry works well with the oaky, cocoa notes.
Comment: A classic.
9.5
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Chocolate. Toast. Hint of peat.
Palate: Suave and silky; white chocolate, pears in cream, cardamom.
Finish: Cream and a hint of ginger.
Comment: Light but very smooth. Scores points for its suave smoothness and sweetness.
8.0
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Chocolate, toast and a hint of peat.
Palate: Smooth, silky, white chocolate. Pears-in-cream. Cardamom.
Finish: Cream. Hint of ginger.
Comment: Elegant. Well-balanced to the point of suavity.
8.0
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Honey with hints of wood and vanilla, complex spice and fresh fruit.
Palate: Honey again, perfectly balanced by delicate spice and Glenfiddich maltiness.
Finish: Medium length, with sherry notes and spiciness.
Comment: The sweetness is effortlessly balanced by drier oakiness.
8.0
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Glenfiddich Distillery, William Grant & Sons, Dufftown, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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