Glenfarclas Team

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Legend of Speyside
Sherry Casks
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
L 16 06 14
Added on
16 jul 2014 8:49 pm by Schmausel

Average value

€ 75.31

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118 × member ratings

440 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenfarclas Team

13 users have left 13 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 81.14 points.

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A rock solid single malt from Glenfarclas. No Sherry Monster with complex flavors, but a delicious all-day dram. In my opinion, a great PLV!

    For me, the Passion, Springs and Team are almost identical and differ only in nuances.

    The only criticism is the missing age (NAS) and the sparse information about this bottling.
    • Nose
      Strong and amber, the Glenfarclas shines in the glass. Oily and heavy, the drops run back into the glass when panning. Fine and fruity sherry rises from the glass. It is followed by a pleasant sweetness and honey, gradually adding slightly pungent alcohol. At the end a touch of oak.
    • Taste
      The mouth fills with the first sip of fruity, slightly sweet oak. Sherry mixes with the wooden aroma. Complex and powerful, the Passion exudes a plump warmth in the mouth.
    • Finish
      The long finish unfolds again these mighty wood flavors. Fruity sherry stays in the mouth long and warm. A great and powerful finish.

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  3. Ben Bruikman scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Three essential elements in the history of Glenfarclas are origin, passion and collaboration. Team derives its name from the latter. The whisky is part of The Legend of Speyside, a series of three NAS whiskys specially bottled for Germany. Only 6000 bottles of each of this Multi Vintage Trilogy have been bottled. The whisky matured in casks from the Spanish cooperage José & Miguel Martin. The youngest whisky used is eight years old, unfortunately no further information is available. It was bottled un-chill filtered in 2014 at a strength of 46%.
    The color is dark gold
    • Nose
      The nose has clear aromas of sherry maturation, with raisins, apples, dried fruit and a warm accent of pepper.
    • Taste
      The taste is the spiciest of the three, notes of cinnamon, cloves and licorice mix nicely with the fruitiness of the nose and fine oak.
    • Finish
      Softly sweet finish with traces of salt and smoky wood.

  4. KB201 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Interesting for collectors.

  5. rolabob scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. kimmosuo scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

  7. Expraesi scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. SimpleSample scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    very poor standard
    • Nose
      Sherry ... some wood ... jam ... maybe some smoke in the back ... almonds ... raisins
    • Taste
      Chocolate ... some spices ... sweet fruits
    • Finish
      woody with a little spice

  9. Rick78 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      76 76

  10. psiiik scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  11. sammy01 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

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

  12. VWWW scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Hell yes, it's a NAS. Nothing against that, a honest Glenfarclas for a honest price. Lots of sherry, lots of taste. Only the finish could be a little longer...

  13. Hans-Ludwig scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    The Glenfarclas team is a pretty light whisky. The aroma is essentially dominated by sherry. Apricots, dried fruits and some chocolate. The taste is divided into two parts: on the one hand there are fruits like cherry and some plum, on the other hand a slightly bitter note, which reminds of dark chocolate. Nuts and almonds also appear in the background. The finish is medium long and leaves a very slight impression.
    A simple whisky that you can enjoy very easily without coming across the typical Glenfarcla qualities.

  14. wbarchive_73116 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    I have tasted the trilogy together with this one being the third one.
    It is the weakest of the three in my opinion but provides still decent value for money.
    All of them are pretty similar and Glenfarclas is adamant about them being three different whiskies. Well, yes, that is most likely the case, they just happen to be very similar.
    Passion (83p) > Springs (82p) > Team (80p)
    • Nose
      Stewed fruits, apples, raisins, all of your basic, (refill) sherry Glenfarclas style really
    • Taste
      Less intense than Passion ans Springs, same basic characteristics, only less of them
    • Finish
      Short length, shorter and less oak than Passion and Springs, only hints of oak towards the end


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