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Glenfarclas 08-year-old

Overall rating
80.65/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
08 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
09 Dec 2008 1:26 pm
UncoloredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 67,10

4 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 08-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.65 points

  1. Dre73 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Dre73 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fruity, plum, strawberry, apricot, honey, caramel.
    • Taste
      Fruity, somewhat flat, caramel, honey, sweet, apricot. Later, a bit firmer and more stimulating, more caramel.
    • Finish
      Light peppers, not very long, sweet, honey, strawberry.

  3. squaadgras scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      79 79

  4. Gilles_V scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      74 74

  5. Gilles_V scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    The distillate of Glenfarclas is very famous and that is right, to believe this simple 8 years at 40%. A few more years would have allowed him to put more and develop the typical velvet side brought by sherry which, in this version, is detectable only on the nose. Suggested chord with a pipe: Virginia tobacco flake pressed, e.g. a Capstan.
    • Nose
      Very typical cereals. In light weft, a hint of vanilla (effect bourbon barrels?) Then, in the second part, a hint of sherry (Xérès Fino).
    • Taste
      Close to the nose: cereals, slight touch of vanilla. It does not have the watery side of some 40% but becomes slightly raspy on the finish.
    • Finish
      Average length, always on the cereal.

  6. granella2003 scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Color: amber. Nose: pleasant aromas of sherry and fruit. Taste: round, malty with aromas of toffee and fruit show. The finish is soft and well balanced with aromas of sherry and light spicy tones

  7. Feusi scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Fresh and sweet notes with a little peat in the nose. Somewhat dry with a malty sherry and peaty smoke on the palate. Very short, but pleasant finish. Absolutely neutral dram, loose and easy in between. Sweet, malty fresh and pleasantly light.

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