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Glenfarclas 1954

Overall rating
93.70/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Family Casks (Release A13)
Vintage
1954
Bottled
27.06.2013
Stated Age
59 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
1253
Number of bottles
424
Strength
46.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Sep 2013 9:45 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 3861.95

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Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1954

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.70 points

  1. zby0001 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

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

  2. Alex scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Producers tasting notes by George S. Grant (Brand Ambassador):

    A rich autumn sunrise.

    Initially a spicy aroma, then big heavy fruits, lovely sweet sherry emanating from the edges. Amazing nose for a 59 year old whisky.

    Silky smooth, light smokiness balanced with sweet golden syrup. The flavours swirl around your mouth, like a mini tornado bombarding your senses.

    Fresh acorns to fully mature oak, fresh oak to light tannins.

    This whisky has everything to offer. The balance is quite sublime for such an old whisky.
    Bottled 2013.
     

  3. Alex scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    comes with an improved packaging, now in a solid wooden box instead the former golden carton:

  4. Alex scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    with 59 years of age, this will be the oldest Family Casks bottling ever from Glenfarclas. The 60 year old distilled in 1953 will be bottled later in 2013 as a super exclusive 60 year old OB sitting above the Family Casks (also pricewise).

  5. Alex scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

     

    This is release A13 (Autumn 2013), the 11th release of the Family Casks

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