Another that seems too young. Pent-up energy but no integration. Not the Glenfarclas 15 I know.
Aged 15 Years
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Very pale. Touch of flowers, baked banana and some leather (pigskin). Seems immature.
Palate: Starts dry. The mid-palate is very concentrated with a dry nuttiness. Pretty tight.
Comment: Another that seems too young. Pent-up energy but no integration. Not the Glenfarclas 15 I know.
Nose: Earthy. Autumnal. Rain on the forest floor. A smoky peat fire somewhere in the distance.
Palate: Big, firm, cereal-grain nuttiness. Develops a lot of sweetness, then a balance of floweriness.
Finish: Intense. Honey, shrubs and reeds. Mustardy.
Comment: Judging from the colour, as well as aroma and flavour, this is Glenfarclas without its dressing of sherry. Having removed its jacket and necktie, it appears more muscular and aggressive.
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