Glenfarclas 21-year-old

Overall rating
87.49/100
votes
56
Whiskybase ID
WB143046
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
WhiskyFM
Bottled
21.10.2019
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Oloroso sherry
Number of bottles
600
Strength
51.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 21 10 19
Barcode
5018066112433
Added on
20 nov 2019 6:08 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 300.00

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56 × member ratings

127 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenfarclas 21-year-old

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.49 points.

  1. Gregers scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Solid dram, might be a bit dry for some, but I think the level of sweetness was just right.

    Review: https://youtu.be/GvuexUVU8nQ
    • Nose
      89 89
      Typical sherry nose, dried fruits, furniture polish, vanilla, honey, sweet dates, leather, elderberry flowers, toffee, herbs.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Nice opening, quite a lot of oak, quite dry, but some light cane sugar sweetness. Raisins, prunes, also something perfumed, and fresh mint. Good balance and structure. Only missing a bit of fun stuff around the edges. Second chew brings a lot more toffee, also dried herbs, light tobacco leaves, more dryness, and mint is still very present. I like it, but some people might look for a bit more sweetness. Light smoke also. Third chew brings barley, a bit more toffee, oak, and wood spices. Nutmeg and cinnamon, black pepper, and very light watery apple juice.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Nice and warm, black pepper, lots of oak, not too sweet, smoke and tobacco leaves, very pleasant mix. After longer time a taste of smoked banana peel lingers.

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  3. ezioaudit scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  4. HoneyBadgerZ scored this whisky 93 points Member Senior

    very nice 21yo from speyside and not too pricey

  5. Foudos scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Ptahr scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Raisins, vanilla, floral notes, apricot. All in all, however, relatively subdued.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Orange, applesauce, raisins, floral notes, cinnamon
    • Finish
      89 89
      Rum-grape-nut-chocolate, tobacco, apricot

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