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Glenfarclas Heritage 45° North

Overall rating
81.82/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
06 06 12 13:11 BB
Barcode
5018066120025
Added on
13 Oct 2013 5:16 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 44.59

6 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

63 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas Heritage 45° North

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.82 points

  1. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A very pleasant young Glenfarclas who I personally like better than the 10 and 12 standards. 45%, undyed and unfiltered, that makes a difference; alone in the finish shows me something slightly metallic-oaky youth, which prevents even better rating. The barrels for the main Glenfarclas market (outside UK) France were obviously chosen very carefully. Only a few drops of water make the Malt again fruity in the nose and on the palate; the finish remains a bit bitter-bitter.
    • Nose
      86 86
      The Speysider lies in the glass with a rich straw yellow - and the Glenfarclas bakery is immediately present. Meadow blossom honey, hay, pleasant freshness; slightly metallic. Youthful, but dense and intense, not one-dimensional.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Very dense and compact, honey, hay, a few bright fruits such as not quite ripe apricot and the like. The oak makes itself felt. 45% and the lack of cooling filtration give a very typical "Glenfarclas taste", namely those from the honey bakery corner.
    • Finish
      85 85
      In the finish, the youth apparently appears with a slight bitterness between oak and metal. The honey and fruit notes are also there, but disappear first.

  2. Whiskydufftown scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  3. vb_bembel scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    The now distributed version comes without any box or further extras.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. vriesdich did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    This bottle was issued to celebrate 35+ years of connection between the French city of Bordeaux and Glenfarclas. Comes in a wooden case.

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