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Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage 2012

Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage 2012
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Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage 2012Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage 2012Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage 2012
Winning bid: £55.00
Lot number: 090-6432

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!

The Millennium Vintage was distilled during 2000, and bottled in 2012 from a mix of European and American oak casks which have been selected by Brian Kinsman, the company's Malt Master. The vatted whisky is then finished in ex-Bourbon barrels for two months.

Distilled: 2000

Bottled: 2012

Cask Type: European / American Oak / ex-Bourbon

40% ABV / 70cl

Please note some denting to base of carton.

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

Featured in: The 90th Auction (September 28 – October 7, 2018)