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Glenfiddich Distillery

Distillery Region:

Speyside

Established in:

1886

Water Source:

The Robbie Dhu Springs

History:

1886 Founded and built by Wm Grant & Sons, using second hand stills 1887 First spirit flows from the stills on Christmas day 1963 Began marketing as a Single Malt 1991 Bottled 500 bottles of 50 Year Old Glenfiddich

Description:

A journey to the home of Glenfiddich makes you appreciate each mouthful even more. "Glenfiddich" means "Valley of the Deer" in Gaelic and, if it sounds like something straight out of a film, being there lives up to all expectations. In the heart of the Highlands, surrounded by forest, the ruins of a medieval castle and a natural spring, is a landscape little changed since 1886. That's when Glenfiddich's founder, William Grant, gathered his family of nine children to build the distillery with their bare hands. Around one year later, on Christmas Day, 1887, the first Glenfiddich spirit trickled from the stills.

Additional Information:

Still under same independent family ownership On site cooperage Coal fired stills Only Highland Single Malt distilled, aged and bottled at the distillery

Web Site:

uk.glenfiddich.com

Active:

This is an active distillery.

Bottlings Associated with the Glenfiddich Scotch Whisky Distillery

Scotch

Type

Solera Reserve Scotch Whisky

Solera Reserve 15 Year

Single Malt

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