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Glenfarclas 1996

Overall rating
85.65/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Premium Edition Vintage
Vintage
1996
Bottled
09.2008
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Casknumber
see notes
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Dec 2008 2:01 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 85,00

3 × in wishlist

25 × member ratings

54 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1996

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.65 points

  1. Kostya scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    simple but good sherry casks matured whisky 
    • Nose
      (neat) rich sherry nose, very sweet and luscious, peach, apricot, white grape, plain syrup

      (water) lots of fresh and dried fruits, balanced oak influence, some classic sherry notes 
    • Taste
      (neat) sweet and sour taste, with a very nice sherry cask notes, cinnamon, touch of wormwood, some herbs

      (water) semi-sweet, a bit astringent taste, dry sherry, chocolate, walnuts 
    • Finish
      medium to long, sherry all the way

  2. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    N: fudge, spices, grains and chocolate - mocha
    T: spices, citrus - lemon, syrup, orange, old wood and mint
    F: herbs, spices, some smoke, iron and bitter fruits

  3. Vassago Clynelish did not rate this whisky Administrator

    Casks: 678 & 679 distilled 15.02.1996

    722, 724 & 725 distilled 19.02.1996

    1479 distilled 25.03.1996

    4740 & 4741 distilled 26.06.1996

    6298 distilled 28.10.1996

  4. Bachess scored this whisky 87 points Super Administrator

    N°4 of Tina's SingleMalt AdventsKalender 2009 Guessed the distillery and the alcohol percentage right at this one
    A real Glenfarclas, solid taste and strong body. Very good drinkable!

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