Glenfarclas The Family Casks

Release III, 1960, 48 Years Old, Cask No. 1768, Sherry Hogshead

ABV 44.6%
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Brand: Glenfarclas
Expression: Release III, 1960, 48 Years Old, Cask No. 1768, Sherry Hogshead
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 48 years old
Year of bottling: 2008
ABV: 44.6%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Issue 79
Tasting notes
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Intense,perfumy.Old furniture, antique shop. Spice dust from Hessian bags. Old English marmalade. Plums jam. Complex,unveiling layers of aromas.
Palate: Velvety, smooth. Sweet dried fruit. Sultanas,dates. Citrus candied peel.
Finish: Lingering on fruit and oak notes. Spicy dryness.
Comment: Oak is perfectly integrated. A rich character,well-balanced,delivering layers of flavours. Take your time!
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Retrained and elegant. Broad soft fruits,dried cherry,polished oak with a spicy tingle. Light resin,roasted pepper/sun-dried tomato.
Palate: Nutty and oaky which loosens into butterscotch and then nuts ,then toasty cedar. Papery,then date like fruit before it starts to grip.
Finish: Firm and nutty.
Comment: Superb nose,but a little dry on the tongue. Still...!
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Glenfarclas Distillery, Marypark, Ballindalloch, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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