Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Rumour: Glenfiddich Grand Cru

William Grant & Sons prepares a 23YO wine cask finish. Nicknamed Grand Cru, it hints at the use of wine casks from a reputable vineyard. Grand Cru is a regional wine classification and the top appelation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) in wine regions such as Burgundy and Alsace.

Glenfiddich Grand Cru

Identity Card Glenfiddich 23YO Grand Cru

  • Official bottling from Glenfiddich Distillery
  • 23-year-old single malt Scotch whisky
  • Cuvée cask finish
  • Alcohol: 40% ABV

Neither one of the labels hints at the origin of the casks. So we'll have to wait for the full story behind this whisky.

Source: Colas Public Registry

Entries from the TTB Public Registry (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau) are a fairly reliable source for upcoming new whiskies. Although not all entries make it to the market. There’s always the possibility a brand decides not to launch a whisky, even if the label has been approved. Until the distillery sends out a press release, this whisky should be considered a rumour…
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