Glenfiddich / Glenfiddich

Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix Review

Glenfiddich Snow PhoenixSome whiskies have a really interesting back story and this Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix is definitely one of them.

A Limited Edition release after a lot of drama at the distillery in the winter of 2010 as the snow which covered most of the UK caused major problems at the distillery with the collapse of a warehouse roof. The casks included bourbon and Oloroso and they range from 13 and 30 years of age.

Many thanks to Adrian (@mynameisgone) from Whisky Chronice for the very kind sample of this limited dram, still available from places like Master of Malt or from auction, but now at premium prices.

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

This is an interesting nose, there's the lovely fruitiness i would expect from a Glenfiddich, with fresh honeydew melon, some malty and oak notes come in here and theres a cigarette ash smoky note hiding in the background

Palate

a huge hit of malt loaf and oak up front with sherry soaked fruit and nut cake hiding in the middle and some gentle smoke in the background, yummy

Finish

gentle smoke and sherry soaked fruit.

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix
Age: NAS
ABV: 47.60
Distiller: Glenfiddich
Bottler: Glenfiddich
Type: Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 03/03/2014 by Tom



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