Glenfarclas The Family Casks

Glenfarclas The Family Casks

Release III, 1959, Cask No. 3227

ABV: 50.9%

Age: No age statement Years Old

Year Bottled: 2008

Style: Single Malt

Country: Scotland

Region: Speyside

Overall
Score

6.8

Tasting Notes

Nose

As black as ink. Espresso,treacle and Jamaica ginger cake. Lightly sulphury/meaty. Masses of bitter chocolate with a slight smokiness.

Palate

Bitter chocolate,chicory and big tannins,A dried mint character is in there alongside the meaty/gravy browning notes. Water accentuates the tannins.

Finish

Tight. Cacao

Comment

A great vintage (!) but too long in cask for me.

Taster Score
6.8

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