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Glenfarclas 12-year-old

Overall rating
81.10/100
votes
165
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
New Label
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
L 20 08 13 3 13:05 BB
Barcode
5018066124313
Added on
27 Mar 2010 6:16 pm
Uncolored

Average value

€ 31,13

9 × in wishlist

165 × member ratings

384 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 12-year-old

24 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.10 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    A solid neat Speyside malt for a good price;
    [Color gold;
    • Nose
      Sweetness, some sherry, vanilla, soft, mild;
    • Taste
      pleasantly soft onset, fruity, delicate sherry, increasingly spicy oak; works younger than 12 years;
    • Finish
      mid-length spicy finish, clearly oak;

  2. Christian Wagner scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    At first all I get on the nose are fudge notes and to be honest I do not get much else and then I get a few vinegar notes, this is nothing like the last 12 year I tasted.
    On the palate it is pleasantly sweet but to me anyway it tastes like a manufactured sweetness rather than one that is purely from the cask itself?
    Creamy delivery and a decent spice note mixed in with the sweetness but its too manufactured for me, bland is the word I am looking for.
    Certainly nothing wrong with it and very drinkable but not very natural, on reflection like a worse version of the 18 year with a similar sherry level
    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Glenfarclas-Fan scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    My dearest Glenfarclas after the 21 year old.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, malt, spicy and sweet
    • Taste
      Rich and full, vanilla, sherry
    • Finish
      long-lasting, mild and pleasantly fruity

  5. ElArmaSecreta scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  7. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    as expected with glenfarclas, a
    very consistent release,
    the longer
    it stays in the glass, the better it gets and great value (got it way cheaper
    than the 10 year old)
    • Nose
      wet wood oak, sweet malt, sherry, heavy
      fruits
    • Taste
      fruit syrup sweet, soft woody butter,
      toasted nuts
    • Finish
      medium,
      roasted buttered nuts, slightly fruity, hazelnuts

  8. mer1973 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  9. Koning scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    Intermediate between a light speysider and a sherry bomb. Not an great whisky, but it offers good value for a litre bottle nonetheless!
    • Nose
      Fresh
      and young notes (mint, 'leafiness') compete with more settled (older) notes
      like milk chocolate,canned peaches and subdued spices. Also a hint of wine
      vinegar.
    • Taste
      Rather
      creamy with apple cider,raisins, dried herbs, and a bit of citrus and vanilla.
    • Finish
      Rather
      light with fresh spices dominating (mint,pepper,garden herbs), and a presence of citrus fruits. A drying
      finish with clear oak influence.

  10. Ties scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

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