Glenfiddich is an iconic single malt scotch whisky brand from the Speyside region of Scotland owned by William Grant & Sons. The 12-Year-Old is the standard, and most widely sold expression from the house of Glenfiddich.
The name Glenfiddich means Valley of the Deer in Scottish Gaelic, and the brand logo bears the image of a Stag. The company was founded in 1886 by William Grant, who expressed a dream to produce the best dram in the valley.
Glenfiddich is manufactured at the Glenfiddich Distillery located at Dufftown, Moray in the Speyside region and the brand is currently controlled by the fifth generation of founder William Grant’s family.
The Glendfiddich single malt is one of the world’s most widely sold single malt whiskies, and is one of the many Speyside single malt brands such as The Glenlivet, one of the first pioneer brands in the single malt segment, Glenmorangie and Glenkichie.
Matured in American ex-Bourbon barrels and finished in European Oak sherry butts for 12 years, the Glenfiddich 12-year-old single malt Scotch is a distinctly fruity drink.
The Glenfiddich 12 year old single malt has an alcohol content of 40% ABV, and has characteristics of fresh pear and subtle Oak.
The brand has won numerous awards at International competitions such as;
Floral, with hints of orchard fruit, malty honey and citrus.
Light, smooth with floral traces with some amount of spiciness.
Sweet, oily and long finish.