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Glenfiddich 40 Year Old 6th Release

Glenfiddich 40 Year Old 6th Release
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Winning bid: £1550.00
Lot number: 066-2741

Glenfiddich was founded by William Grant who had learned his craft at Mortlach and the first spirit ran from the stills on Christmas Day 1887. Glenfiddich is also credited with creating the world's interest in single malt whisky with the launch of of the Straight Malt in 1963. Still family owned, it was the first single malt brand to sell 1 million cases in a year.

This is the 6th release of the Glenfiddich 40 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky. It's made from the vatting of a select number of casks maturing in the cellars of Glenfiddich Distillery, each of which is at least 40 years old.

The whisky earned the Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky Trophy at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in 2013. In addition, only 600 bottles of the whisky – each of which is individually numbered and wrapped in a calf-leather case – are released each year.

Age: 40 years old

45.8% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 442/600

Please note the missing corner protector.

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 66th Auction (September 23 – October 2, 2016)