Multi-award winning Glenfarclas Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky has been distilled on Speyside for six generations by one family – the Grants. The Glenfarclas Distillery was legally established in 1836, on the Recherlich Farm at Ballindalloch, in the heart of Speyside. In 1865, John Grant purchased the distillery for £511.19s.0d. Read More »
An 8 year old bottling of Glenfarclas, which we estimate was bottled in the 1970s. This was just after the number of stills at the distillery had been increased from four to six. This was bottled for the Italian market.
Glenfarclas combined ten of their last remaining quarter casks, the youngest of which was 25 years old, to produce this bottling. The whisky has spent all of its life in quarter casks and therefore gives greater wood contact and thus even more complexity and richness than the core 25 year old bottling.
An 8 year old bottling of Glenfarclas 8 year old. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, a busy decade for the distillery which saw the on-site maltings close, a visitors centre open and the number of stills increased for four to six.
A beautiful blue ceramic decanter containing Glenfarclas 25 year old. This whisky is held as the epitome of classic long-aged sherried Speyside and the presentation is further evidence things are made to look like they used to.
The 66th cask that The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottled from distillery number 1 (Glenfarclas). Distilled in May 1972, it was aged for 24 years before being bottled for the enjoyment of its members in September 1996.
An 8 year old 1970s bottling of Glenfarclas. It was an interesting decade at the distillery, with the floor maltings ceasing to be used in 1972, the visitors centre opening in 1973 and the distillery being enlarged in 1976.