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Glenfiddich 21 and 30 Year old

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Glenfiddich 21 and 30 Year old

Postby tollickd » Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:57 pm

I am looking at these the 21 yrs is 95 Euros and the 30 yrs is 180 euros.

Any ine tried these?
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Re: Glenfiddich 21 and 30 Year old

Postby The Third Dram » Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:05 am

The 30YO represents quite a sophisticated style of Glenfiddich, with ripe fruit and honey notes continually peeking through the drier, more oak influenced structure, as well as a fair amount of 'flesh' overlaying the rather delicate, complex underpinning. Nice whisky, this one.

Haven't tried the 21YO.
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Re: Glenfiddich 21 and 30 Year old

Postby blacksabb » Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:16 am

Willie JJ wrote:Its been a long time since I tried them, but I recall liking the 30yo very much indeed. The 21yo is rum finished and I wasn't very impressed with it. It just didn't seem to work with the rum. The 18yo is much nicer than the 21yo imo.

Rum finished eh? I've never tried a rum finished whisky. And going by the price of the 21yr old, I won't either. It's not that I can't afford it-I can. But I have a limit on how much I want to spend on a bottle of whisky. And The Glenlivet Nadurra, Glenmorangie Nectar D'or, Aberlour Abunadh, Glenfarcias 15yrs etc is for me my limit.

And speaking of prices, why is there such a large price discrepancy between the 18 and 21yr?
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Re: Glenfiddich 21 and 30 Year old

Postby MARS » Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:39 pm

You van find the 21 years cheaper than this!
68,95€ ... dich&id=95

The nose of the 21 years is really nice but I didn't get the chance to try it yet!

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Re: Glenfiddich 21 and 30 Year old

Postby Wave » Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:36 am

I tasted both at the distillery in the fall of last year. The 30yo is excellent also got to taste the 15yo, 18, 21 and a 1975 single cask (awesome!). The 21 isn't a bad whisky it's just the rum finished whiskies have never really impressed me (also Benriach and Springbank).

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Re: Glenfiddich 21 and 30 Year old

Postby FERGUS » Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:16 pm

I have never tasted 30 years , but just finished a lovely bottle of 21 yrs Gran Reserva ; I think its becoming rare lately ...I find it quite impresive on the nose ...Its not my favourite one but I can say it is a serious impression. I would guess 30 yrs would be good and worth to try , I hope I will have a chance to go to Cyprus again and get one for 130 Euros ;
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