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It doesn’t happen too often when the company begin as distiller but makes its fortune as blender, however it is the case of William Grant & Sons. William Grant stared distilling at Glenfiddich Distillery on Christmas Day 1887. In the late 1800s blends well already doing well in most parts of British Empire and the company introduced their first blended expression, Grant’s Standfast. As time went by the demand for Grant’s whisky grew to the point that they built grain distillery Girvan. Grant’s 18 years old was introduced in its current format in 2003. The malt content is roughly 35% with Balvenie, Glenfiddich and Kininvie at its core. The formula contains over 20 other malts including small portion of Laphroaig. The blend undergoes finishing maturation of up to six months in ex-port pipes. It is one of the most awarded blended whiskies with total of 37 medals and rewards.
Nose: rich and complex, honey, vanilla, toffee, walnuts, figs, prunes, candied orange peel, hints of spice and cocoa powder.
Palate: lightly winey, rich fruitcake, raisins, prunes, toasted almonds, honey, caramel, vanilla, touch of nutmeg and fading hint of smoke.
Finish: fairly long with notes of dark chocolate, dried fruit and oak.