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Glenfiddich 125th Anniversary

Glenfiddich 125th Anniversary
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Glenfiddich 125th AnniversaryGlenfiddich 125th Anniversary
Winning bid: £75.00
Lot number: 083-4532

Glenfiddich was founded in Dufftown by William Grant, who had honed his craft at Mortlach distillery; and on Christmas Day 1887 the first spirit ran from the stills. Thanks to Grant's tenacity and stubborn self belief, the distillery flourished during a period of turbulence in the industry, and has grown to become one of the best selling brands of single malt whisky in the world, only occasionally trading the number one spot with fellow Speyside behemoth, Glenlivet.

Still owned by the Grant family today, the pioneering distillery is responsible for a lot of "firsts" in whisky world. Perhaps most importantly, they were the first to really promote the idea of drinking whisky as a single malt as opposed to in blends. They were also the first distillery to open their doors to the public, sparking a trend that has undoubtedly benefited the Scottish tourist industry greatly.

Boasting a solid core range of expressions that are easily accessible to whisky newcomers, yet have layers of complexity that appeal to seasoned connoisseurs alike. There's a reason Glenfiddich is numero uno!

This travel retail expression was bottled to mark the 125th anniversary of that momentous Christmas day in 1887. Unusually for a modern day Glenfiddich, master blender Brian Kinsman has created a peated expression, emulating the style produced in Speyside during the Victorian era.

43% ABV / 70cl

Please note that the inner packaging of this bottle is extremely fragile. We will endeavour to pack them as securely as possible but cannot guarantee they will survive shipping completely intact.

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

Featured in: The 83rd Auction (February 23 – March 4, 2018)