Glenfarclas 1966

Overall rating
90.84/100
votes
44
Whiskybase ID
WB12016
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Vintage
Vintage
1966
Bottled
03.1997
Number of bottles
1200
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Grey label , printed in red
Bottle code
L7056BB 1 13 01
Barcode
5018066664611
Added on
02 dec 2009 1:29 pm

Average value

€ 2246.77

18 × in wishlist

44 × member ratings

61 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenfarclas 1966

4 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.84 points.

  1. Rien scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

  2. Kawa_ZX6 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    nose:
    From a 1920s Blenders Glass, initially light alcohol notes and a fruit basket, a fruit compote in beautiful balance with a cool, spicy oak note. Even in the Classic Malt Glass it is generally warmer and more balanced, one cannot speak of a sherry bomb in the new-fashionable sense. Over time, i.e. the oxidation, doesn't change that much, he hasn't really woken up yet, which is perhaps also due to the "only" 46% alcohol. For the first time ever in a glass, I would have expected more, more complexity, more bang. Anyway, all these fine nuances suggest a really good following experience, because it is free of any faults and tells you quietly "come on, let's go, let me taste you"! 90P from me.

    mouth and finish:
    Creamy, oily, as the first sip of alcohol of the evening it doesn't hurt you at all, doesn't bite, doesn't kick, but lies wonderfully soft on the tongue and spreads warmly in the mouth. Saliva starts flowing immediately, the taste impression is completely parallel to the nasal impression. Oak, which does not push into the foreground but transports and supports the restrained fruity notes of sherry - dates, plums, sultanas. There is little sweetness, no captivating bitterness, thoughts of a re(re)fill cask come to mind. Beautifully warming and full-bodied, without exuberance. I hardly dare to say it, but unfortunately it fades away quite quickly and leaves a nice impression in the mouth, which cries out for the second sip.

    Conclusion: A very decelerating malt with that certain Glenfarclas something, but not too much of it, without even the smallest hair in the soup. With little wow-factor. If there was something like that for 300 Euros and a little bit of something to buy nowadays, I would go home with a six-pack.

  3. Kawa_ZX6 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. jocmueller did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Bottle # 395 sold empty at ebay.

  5. Oloroso-Butt did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      96 96

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