Glenfiddich 12 Year Old 20cl Gift Boxed

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Country Scotland
Spirit Type Malt and Deluxe Whisky
Brand Glenfiddich
Size 20cl
ABV 40.0%

The world's most celebrated Scotch Whisky. The pioneer of the prestigious single malt Scotch whisky category, Glenfiddich 12 Year Old is today enjoyed by more people around the world than any other single malt whisky.

Delicate peat with a hint of sweetness, mellow yet complex and offering exceptional value, their original, signature single malt Scotch whisky has matured for at least 12 years in American and European oak casks.

The quality of these casks is second to none as all are individually tended by their experienced team of coopers, ensuring their whisky develops complex, elegantly rounded flavours with notes of fresh pear and subtle oak.

Country Of Origin: Scotland

Few men have built their own distillery with their own bare hands. But that's exactly how William Grant started writing his story. For 20 years William Grant nurtured a dream to make the "best dram in the valley". In the summer of 1886, with his seven sons and two daughters by his side, William set out to fulfil a lifelong ambition. Together they began building his Distillery by hand, stone by stone. After a single year of work it was ready and William named it Glenfiddich, Gaelic for Valley of the Deer.

William's passion, determination and pioneering spirit continues to guide the distillery today. Glenfiddich is one of the few single malt distilleries to remain entirely family owned and is now the World's Most Awarded Single Malt* Scotch Whisky, a true reflection of the William Grant's innovative nature, passed down through the generations.

Using many of the same methods for 125 years, a mixture of specially-sourced barley, ground down and added to Robbie Dhu springwater, is heated to 64°C. The porridge-like "mash" turns to sugar, dissolving into a fine sweet, tangy liquid called wort. The wort is drained, cooled and passed into Wash Backs, where yeast is added and fermentation begins.

The wash is heated and condensed in copper Wash Stills for its first distillation, and a second time in Spirit Stills. Robbie Dhu spring water is added to the newly distilled spirit at 63.5% alcohol and it is then stored in the finest American oak and Spanish Oloroso oak casks in the Glenfiddich Warehouses, breathing in Highland air, waiting patiently until primed for bottling.

Country Of Origin: Scotland

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