Spirit of a Nation 29 year old
released to celebrate Glenfiddich’s
sponsorship of the UK team in the
Walking with the Wounded South Pole
You may recall that back in July this
year I told you that Glenfiddich was
urging us all to get behind Team
Glenfiddich as our nation’s wounded
prepare for a ground-breaking Antarctic
race to raise funds for charity.
As part of
Glenfiddich's continued support
for the military charity Walking With
The Wounded, Glenfiddich took a very special cask of
their whisky across the UK for the Spirit of a Nation tour, giving whisky enthusiasts and supporters of Walking With The Wounded the rare opportunity to be a part of Glenfiddich history.
whisky enthusiasts will be pleased to
hear that the special cask of
Glenfiddich whisky has now been bottled
to celebrate Glenfiddich’s sponsorship
of the UK team in the Walking with the
Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge.
special limited release is named
Glenfiddich Spirit of A Nation is a rare
29 year old expression which was
originally filled to cask on the 14th
February 1984, the Glenfiddich Scotch
malt whisky first aged in a refill
Sherry cask before being finished for
three months in an American Oak cask.
250 bottles of Spirit of a Nation have
been produced, with 200 being released
for sale from specialist whisky shops
with a RRP of £1,000 per bottle.
Spirit of a Nation honours Team
Glenfiddich, a group of four wounded
servicemen and women who will depart the
UK on 17th November and race to the
South Pole to raise funds for Walking
with the Wounded. Expedition Patron,
Prince Harry will also take part in the
challenge as a member of Team
Two bottles of Spirit of a Nation were presented to Team Glenfiddich before
their expedition at a press conference
today in London’s Trafalgar Square. One is to be opened on arrival
to the South Pole, whilst the other will
be signed by the team and returned to
the UK for auction, with proceeds
donated to the charity.