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Glenfarclas 15-year-old

Overall rating
84.56/100
votes
1494
Whiskybase ID
WB137
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
New Label
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5018066154617
Added on
11 Jul 2007 10:32 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 52.49

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1494 × member ratings

3550 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 15-year-old

192 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.56 points

  1. wbarchive_875995 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Sweet banana pudding with dried apricots, white currant, apple jam and wet wood.

    RATING: 86pts - [n21,t21,f22,b22] → |86-89: Remarkable|

  2. Moses scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I can be brief here. This malt is completely ok and sure has its lovers, but it didn't convince me. Because, 21 picked me up immediately and forever.
    • Nose
      Apples with honey and spicy wood. The sherry is also clearly ahead. Fruity.
    • Taste
      Christmas and cake with lots of sherry and sweet. The spice from the barrel unfortunately ends a bit bitterly sulfur-heavy.
    • Finish
      Medium to long but impure finish. Dry and spicy with a tendency to bitter sulphurousness. Is there smoke?
      Gone again.

  3. hansreitzema scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. hansreitzema scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    January 7, 2017
    • Nose
      Plum, wood, some vanilla, conifers
    • Taste
      What dry mouthfeel, caramel, some citrus
    • Finish
      Medium-long, ebbs slowly without developing flavor

  5. MM-Speyside scored this whisky 47 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      53 53
    • Taste
      36 36
    • Finish
      50 50

  6. KOQ24 scored this whisky 73 points Expert Junior

    Nose:
    -Caramel,Raisins,Toffee,Earthy,Spices,Oak,Chocolate,Red Apple,Plum jam

    Taste:
    -strong Arrival
    -Spices,Oak,Caramel,Sherry,Chocolate

    Finish:
    -bitter & spicy
    -short with medium-strong Alcohol Presence

    O:
    Very good in it's Age class at a really good Price.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      40 40

  7. sapecosta scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. dRambo scored this whisky 69 points Connoisseur

    Thin, fruitiness as diluted, gammelig - almost a chewy prickling on the tongue - like foul fruit. Bitter notes. almost not drinkable
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      60 60
    • Finish
      61 61

  9. The_Osprey scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Glenfarclas 15, 46% Aroma is sherry wood, slightly floral - a touch muted. Wood-led rather than actual sherry, which is good. Nice but muted. Taste is led by dates and figs, light woody notes, but not tannic at all. Faint cocoa. Touch of menthol. Some floral and herbal notes come up after that punchy menthol. Just lots of nice but restrained sherry. Balance is pretty much perfect. Flavour profile isn't necessarily ideal but the balance of flavours is. Very nice dram. 3.65/87

  10. chrisyeo scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Tasted 30ml Sample 2 June 2021

    Nose : Vanilla like sweetness, some honey
    Taste : light alcohol burn, some oily, sweet
    Finish : light to medium finish , some oak wood finish

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