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Glenfarclas 1954

Overall rating
93.84/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Family Casks (Release S14)
Vintage
1954
Bottled
25.03.2014
Stated Age
59 years old
Casktype
Plain Butt
Casknumber
1260
Number of bottles
480
Strength
47.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
28 Sep 2014 10:50 am by Alex
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 7203.29

6 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1954

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.84 points

  1. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    96 points - Dave Broom for Whisky Advocate - Fall Issue 2014:

    A rich amber color and elegantly oxidized notes greet you. There are luscious old fruits—pineapple, dried peach, apricot—and puffs of coal-like smokiness. In time, sweet spices (cumin especially) emerge. Superbly balanced. The palate, while fragile, still has real sweetness alongside a lick of treacle. It can take a drop of water, allowing richer, darker fruits to emerge. The finish is powerful, long, and resonant. Superb, not over-wooded, and a fair price for such a rarity. —Dave Broom

    Advanced Whisky Advocate magazine rating: 96

  2. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    For the Summer 2014 Release, Glenfarclas bottled 2 casks for the 1954 vintage, casks no. 1259 and 1260

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