Glenfarclas The Family Casks

Release IX, 1994, 17 Years Old

ABV 57.9%
REVIEWED Issue 107
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Brand: Glenfarclas, The Family Casks
Expression: Release IX, 1994, 17 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 17 years old
ABV: 57.9%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Oxford marmalade, orange blossom honey, fresh pencils, printer's ink andnew magazines.
Palate: Earthy, sherried and a little meat stock. A hint of mint jelly and some sweetmelted brown sugar notes.
Finish: Short and drying.
Comment: A big whisky with dominant wood notes.
Taster   Neil Ridley
Nose: Brazil nut shells, boot polish, dark waxy honey and acetone, given time a little dried mint begins to emerge.
Palate: Muscovado sugar, oak notes, some dry ginger and woody cinnamon. Withwater, some liquorice and chopped Brazil nuts.
Finish: Very dry indeed, with an almost earthy feel on the end.
Comment: Powerful, but fairly one-dimensional.
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Glenfarclas Distillery, Marypark, Ballindalloch, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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