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Glenfiddich’s Newest Whiskey Is Aged for 50 Years and Prices $50,000


Glenfiddich’s latest assortment was created for collectors with a thirst for heavily-aged whiskeys and $50,000 to spare.

The Time Re:Imagined assortment consists of three uncommon, ultra-premium single malt Scotches. Included within the line is Glenfiddich 30-Yr-Outdated, 40-Yr-Outdated, and illustrious 50-Yr-Outdated malt whiskeys. The three spirits retail for an astronomical $1,299, $4,600, and $50,000, respectively, in keeping with a Sept. 7 press launch.

Glenfiddich's Time Re:Imagined collection contains three ultra-premium whiskies.
Credit score: Glenfiddich

The 50-Yr-Outdated Scotch is a mix of three whiskeys aged in several American Oak casks, matured in the identical location beneath the attention of three Glenfiddich malt masters. Glenfiddich writes that the bottling is consultant of the idea of “Simultaneous Time,” capturing a variety of adjustments in local weather and temperature because the liquid started its ageing course of within the Nineteen Sixties.

Solely 220 bottles of the 50-Yr-Outdated expression can be found worldwide. The uncommon whiskey is bought in packaging as distinctive because the liquid itself — it “encapsulates the maverick spirit recognized to the model,” in keeping with the discharge.

“In whisky manufacturing, we regularly speak in regards to the function of malt masters, and it’s our duty to search out the fragile steadiness between the style of the whisky and the depth of the oak cask,” malt grasp Brian Kinsman states within the launch. “However we don’t at all times acknowledge how every cask, every bottle, is totally distinctive due to the time it has spent maturing. Each nature and time play large roles in making whisky style prefer it does, and Glenfiddich’s Time Re:Imagined pays homage to this course of and the beautiful liquid [that] time helps to create.”

The half-century ageing supplies a wealthy depth and nuance to the spirit, bringing notes of orange on the nostril and a clean, candy taste.

Particulars on these newly-launched spirits can be found on the model’s web site and social media platforms. The three expressions on this assortment are every bought individually.

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