This 15-year old Glenfiddich expression consists of 3 different elements: 1) whiskies aged in ex-sherry casks, 2) whiskies aged in ex-bourbon casks, and 3) whiskies aged in ex-bourbon casks that are then finished for 3-6 months in virgin oak casks. At 15 years old, all of the three are married in a Solera vat.
The nose is fruity and creamy, with plenty of orange and honey flavours. Later on there are some apricot and also grassy notes.
The palate is medium-bodied and just a little bit spicy. Similar to the nose fruity flavours take centre stage, this time it is oranges and apples, followed by some vanilla flavours and a hint of cinnamon.
The finish is medium to short, quite dry and also a bit thin.
This is a very accessible, easy to sip whisky. Apart from the finish that is a bit disappointing when compared with nose and palate, this is rather pleasant stuff and I found myself enjoying this.