Glenfiddich 15 Solera

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Price: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Glenfiddich / William Grant & Sons

Region: Speyside

40% ABV

Aged For: 15 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, sherry, virgin oak, and solera vatted

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Dark gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Apples, honey, oak, vanilla, sherry, brown sugar

Feel: Light bodied

Taste: Citrus and malt, vanilla, almond, and orchard fruits

Finish: Light warmth, but decent for the proof, medium length, oak and dried fruit with citrus and ginger, bit of oak tannins

Thoughts: I usually am not a fan of 80 proof scotches as they are too light for my palate. However this on was pretty surprising, and I think may be my favorite of Glenfiddich’s core lineup.

Score: 78 out of 100

 

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