Bottle No. 149 Cask number 28563
Glenfiddich’s Private Vintage is a very prestigious and highly collectible bottling produced from a single cask personally selected by Glenfiddich’s malt master. The 1973 Private Vintage bottled exclusively for the French retailer La Maison du Whisky at 46.6% abv contain whisky aged for 34 long years in hogshead no. 28563. Each hand numbered bottle is presented in handsome cherry wood box and demonstrates the unique craftsmanship present at Glenfiddich. Only 209 bottles were produced.
Nose: rich and fruity (apricots and oranges) with vanilla and honey notes, polished oak and hints of pepper and ginger.
Palate: smooth and citrusy, oranges, grapefruit, nougat, dried apples, traces of earl grey tea and delicate oaky bitterness.
Finish: pretty long, fruity with lingering oakiness.