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1980 Glenfiddich Special Reserve 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Speyside, Scotland

NV   1965   1980   1986   1991   2012
Wine Notes

Depending on the release Glenfiddich 12 Year Old can be labeled as 'Our Signature Malt'.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $41

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Price History for 1980 Glenfiddich Special Reserve 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Speyside, Scotland
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Grape Variety

Single malt whisky is whisky distilled at a single distillery from water and malted barley but without the addition of any other cereals, and by batch distillation in pot stills.

The traditional production zones for single malt whisky are Scotland and Ireland, although Canada and Japan also produce good examples. The most famous whisky regions for single malt production are Islay and the Scottish Highlands.

In recent years, Scottish distillers have been experimenting with a wide range of finishes for their single malts, ...more


Region
  • Speyside is a whisky-producing region in the north-eastern corner of Scotland. The region derives its name from the River Spey, which runs through its center, and is world famous for its salmon fishing as well as whisky. Speyside's whiskies tend to be sweeter and slightly lighter in body than their counterparts from the Highlands or Islay and are considered to be some of the finest in the world.

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  • Scotland is known for whisky rather than wine; the climate is too cold and wet to allow grapes to ripen sufficiently for the production of wine. Whisky has been made in Scotland for several hundred years and the question of whether it came to Scotland from Ireland or vice versa is a much-debated topic.

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