Glenfarclas 1971 / Bot.2011 / Family Casks VII

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Glenfarclas 1971 / Bot.2011 / Family Casks VII
70cl / 51%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Bottled in 2011 after four decades in a single sherry butt, this cask strength 1971 vintage Glenfarclas will make a great gift for any sherried Speyside fan born in that year.
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More Details:
CountryScotlandRegionSpeysideBottlerDistillery BottlingSeriesThe Family CasksVintage1971Bottling Date2011Cask TypeSherry
Tasting Notes:
Tasting Notes by Dave Broom for Whisky Magazine

Quite 'open', even exposed, initially - there's wood, scented candles and incense - very religious! In time, a lovely dustiness takes over: rose petals.

Less dusty than the nose with more deep fruits, liquorice and a burnt edge. Seasonally it's late autumn with stout shoes tramping over wet leaves.

Long and Solid and Full.

A big, bold statement and with great balance between cask and spirit.


Producer's Tasting Notes

Powerful, treacle toffee, fudge. Like a freshly made pan of tablet and licking thick vanilla goo off a metal spoon.

Very fresh, a lot less sweet on the palate than you were experiencing on the nose. Grassy earthy notes also pushing their way through.

Medium finish Glenfarclas, lovely taste of fresh cut grass.

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