Glenfarclas – 25 Years Old

Glenfarclas – 25 Years Old

Huge thanks to Whisky Santa for this surprise he sent out to me in the middle of the year. I understand from the chaps at Master of Malt that he had over-ordered for 2017 and so decided to offload before restocking for 2018. Very kind of him indeed! 

Bottled at 43% ABV.

Nose: Marzipan, raisins, rum, milk chocolate, light hints of oak, almonds. 8/10

Palate: Sweet, peppery spice, honey, oaky dryness, charred wood, black tea. 7/10

Finish: Lingering spice and dryness. Really nice. 10/10

Value for money: Usually around £125 a bottle, but then it is 25 years old. 7/10

Looks: Fabulous colour, a little old fashioned bottle style. 8/10

Total Score: 81/100

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