The worlds largest selling single malt, Glenfiddich is the only Highland Scotch whisky to be distilled matured and bottled in its own distillery, William Grant & Sons in Scotland. Single malt whisky is one that has been distilled in only one distillery and is not a blend of whiskies from different sources.
Is Glenfiddich made in Scotland?
Glenfiddich (Scottish English: [ɡlɛnˈfɪdɪç]) is a Speyside single malt Scotch whisky produced by William Grant & Sons in the Scottish burgh of Dufftown in Moray. Glenfiddich means valley of the deer in Scottish Gaelic, which is why the Glenfiddich logo is a stag.
Does Scotch have to be bottled in Scotland?
Scotch Whisky must, by law, be distilled and matured in Scotland in oak casks for at least three years and bottled at a minimum alcoholic strength of 40% abv. The robust legal protection of Scotch – vital to safeguard a spirit globally renowned for its quality – has grown over time.
Why is Glenfiddich triangular bottle?
PK: The triangular bottle was originally designed for William Grant & Sons in 1956 by Hans Schleger, a world-famous modernist whose work continues to inspire today. It was adopted for one simple reason – it stood out from the crowd in a world of round or square bottles!
What do they call Scotch in Scotland?
Whisky Scotch whisky (Scottish Gaelic: uisge-beatha; Scots: Scots whisky/whiskie, whusk(e)y; often simply called whisky or Scotch) is malt whisky or grain whisky (or a blend of the two), made in Scotland. All Scotch whisky was originally made from malted barley....Scotch whisky.TypeWhiskyAlcohol by volume40–94.8%2 more rows
Why do Scottish people not like being called Scotch?
“Scotch is old-fashioned and its now disliked by many Scottish people,” said Clifford Sofield, a senior assistant editor at Oxford English Dictionary. “Because its disliked, the word Scotch survives only in fixed expressions – compounds like Scotch pine, Scotch pie, Scotch broth.”