Glenfarclas 1991

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Family Casks (Release S20)
Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
56.3 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
06 Aug 2020 6:06 pm by Schmausel
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 524.00

15 × in wishlist

10 × member ratings

20 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1991

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.00 points

  1. Igitor scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    The whole world is crying out for dark sherry soup and no pig is interested in the family cask 1991/2020. And completely wrongly.

    The whisky is wonderfully powerful and yet elegant. You shouldn't expect any classic sherry aromas à la family cask 2003/2020 (no raisins, plums, furniture polish, dark chocolate, etc.), but you will be rewarded with beautiful complex refill aromas. The indication "Sherry Butt" suggests an initial filling in view of the otherwise strictly specified 4th refill casks, but the aromas are clearly in the direction of refill. This family cask can best be compared with the 1993/2018 (WID 117029).
    • Nose
      92 92
      The nose starts out very voluminous and complex and first hits you with a basket of fruit. Ripe peaches, nectarines and canned pineapples promise a lot. With a little time you can smell grapefruit, gooseberry, red currant and a touch of elderflower. At the end of the smell, milk chocolate, herbs and cashew nuts come. An interesting mix. The nose is wonderful, you just have to be a little patient and give the whisky time to develop its aroma.
    • Taste
      93 93
      The very first drop fills the entire mouth with aromas. Multivitamin juice, strawberries, nuts and pastries. The herbal notes are discreetly perceptible (especially mint). No sulfur, not a hint of a missing note. Just an elegant and delicate bitterness.

      Just before swallowing, pineapple and a shot of cocoa.
    • Finish
      92 92
      The finish is long. The multivitamin juice lasts the longest and turns into a delicate bitterness with oak tones.

  2. Fudschafudscha did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    price in Germany (November 2020) around 500 Euros

  3. Mapl scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. macca127 scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    The aroma and finish are reminiscent of the delicious 4th fill bottlings with peach and apricot. Unfortunately there is a pungent bitter sulfur note.


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