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Glenfarclas 2009

Overall rating
85.59/100
votes
31
Whiskybase ID
WB112568
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
2009
Bottled
2018
Casktype
1st & Refill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
1853 + 2379
Number of bottles
681
Strength
57.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
The International Whisky Festival Den Haag 2018
Market
nl Netherlands
Added on
18 may 2018 10:08 pm by Schmausel
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 59.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 2009

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.59 points

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    The nose is really borderline, this Glenfarclas hardly convinces in terms of taste. Only the voluminous and almost endless aftertaste reconciles me a little.

    20/21/22/22 (85P)
    • Nose
      Intense amber shimmers in the glass, a syrupy streak sticks to the glass wall of my Premium Snifter, from which small "legs" occasionally detach. Hazelnuts and roasted aromas are creamy on the nose at the first nosing, sweet honey and toffee, a hint of vanilla, plus a (mis) note that I don't know ... The aroma is difficult to define: sweet, grassy, apricot with tannic acid? I give the nose some time to breathe. Ok, even after 20 minutes nothing changes about this indefinable note ...
    • Taste
      Tart wood tones flow over the tongue with dark yellow fruit, peppery spiciness emerges, dark honey and old caramel stick to the palate, the spiciness increases noticeably, black pepper then massages the tongue and stimulates the flow of saliva. I also perceive a light grassy or floral note in the taste, hazelnuts float on the tongue, with tart wooden elements the taste slowly fades into the aftertaste ...
    • Finish
      Pepper still massages the tip of the tongue, plump warmth sticks to the palate with dark yellow fruit, forest honey and minimally smoky nuances. The aftertaste just turns up, pepper and hazelnuts come into their own when warm, with apricots and honey in the background. The aftertaste lingers on the tongue for an eternity and warms the mouth.

  2. joep scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. MadScientist scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Taste
      Lots of Acidity, Carbonic Acid, Alcohol, Apricot Toffee Honey

  5. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    What's the hell out of it? hot! Normally do not stand on such a young stuff, but the flashes backwards totally me
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      92 92

  6. Willum scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. Rogier Engel scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nice and fruity, pepper. High alcohol percentage can be tasted.

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