Intense reddish amber radiates from the glass, on the glass wall of my Premium Snifter long oily drops draw their lonely paths back into the glass. Spicy oak tones merge with zests of old and dried oranges, slightly musty dried berries and grapes to advantage. Caramelized sugar and light caramel ends in dark peach and apricot. Despite only 43% alcohol content, the alcohol is often powerful in the nose, roasted aromas and malted cereal grains exude their sweet / tart flavor. Cedar wood and hints of open humidor are subtly in the background, creamy hazelnuts lie in the air. The nose is extremely soft at the moment, apricots and peaches slowly reappear and sweetish tangerines are added. Despite the sweeter fruit flavors still lies a slightly sour or tart fruit note in combination with harsh wood tones in the nose. Vanilla and sweet toffee flash on ...
Mild and creamy, the Glenfarclas flows over the tongue, creamy roasted aromas and minimal hints of smoke come up before tart and spicy wood tones bring powerful memory to mind. Abrasion of orange peel and tart grapefruit flavors stick under the tongue, subtle sharpness creeps from the bottom of the tongue towards the palate. As in the nose, I imagine, in the mouth to perceive the musty aroma of dried berries and grapes ... meadow herbs and a slightly oriental spicy note suddenly rise from the spicy and slightly tart oak tones, roasted aromas and slightly smoky notes settled on the palate. A touch of menthol freshness rises from citrus fruits, hazelnuts end in bitter walnut aroma.
Mild and creamy harsh wood tones on the palate, roasted hazelnuts and old walnuts stick to the tongue, discreet orange and grapefruit flavors in the finish. Menthol freshness mixes with mint and meadow herbs. Mild, with a subtle tart note, the aftertaste sounds relatively quick and leaves minimal smoke and spicy oak.