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Glenfarclas 105, 40 yo

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Glenfarclas 105, 40 yo

Postby Ganga » Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:14 am

Another one I tried recently. See here: http://www.thewhiskyexchange.com/P-9250.aspx

You know, everyone always talks of these "older" whiskies being old, tired, woody or some combination of the three. This one was a sherry monster. Think spicy. I don't recall any notes of sulphur. I'll try to look up my notes and get them out.
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Re: Glenfarclas 105, 40 yo

Postby Muskrat Portage » Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:02 am

I am so very jealous...
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Re: Glenfarclas 105, 40 yo

Postby Knolly » Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:33 am

Hey Ganga!

This is one of my favourite distilleries for older bottlings - often super yummy with quite a bit of variation. I've had probably close to a dozen different family casks from the 1960s and 1970s and there is a pretty big range of taste between them.

You should have seen what they poured at "The Nth" in Las Vegas last weekend for GlenFarclas - let's see:

40yo Millennium
40yo 105
40yo @46%
40 yo single cask
1966 single cask (I think different than the 40yo single cask above)
And, a 50yo family cask.

I only managed to get to two of them (the 40yo@46% which was awesome, and the 1966) but others managed to get all of them. Yup, it was a bit ridiculous and a good time was had by all!

:)
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Re: Glenfarclas 105, 40 yo

Postby Lawrence » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:14 pm

I had them all.

:D
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Re: Glenfarclas 105, 40 yo

Postby Ganga » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:57 pm

I'm happy to have tried the one. :thumbsup:
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Re: Glenfarclas 105, 40 yo

Postby Ganga » Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:39 am

Nose: raisin, plum jam, red vines, over ripe fleshy fruits
Palate: figs, prunes, berry jam, light cinnamon, nutmeg
Finish: rich, similar to the palate.
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