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Glenfarclas 1963

Overall rating
93.63/100
votes
32
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Family Casks
Vintage
19.11.1963
Bottled
27.02.2007
Stated Age
43 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
4098
Number of bottles
420
Strength
56.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Mar 2009 12:34 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 4536,93

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Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1963

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.63 points

  1. Imp did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    https://www.whiskyauction.com/history/history.php?item=HM415&auction=2016-11#openModal 

  2. markkerr02 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2090%20Glenfarclas%20Superspecial.html Test 090: Glenfarclas Family Cask - 990509 Vintage Cask No Alcohol Quantity Number of Bottles Distilled Bottled
    1956 1758 47.3% 435 1 June 1956 27 Feb 2007
    1963 4098 56.7% 420 19 Nov 1963 27 Feb 2007
    1965 3861 60.0% 417 2 July 1965 27 Feb 2007
    1966 4177 51.5% 514 21 September 1966 27 Feb 2007
    1970 566 53.6% 497 21 Jan 1970 28 Feb 2007
    1974 5786 60.8% 555 5 Jul 1974 28 Feb 2007
    1989 11721 60.0% 600 26 Nov 1989 30 Nov 2007
    1990 9246 58.9% 617 24 Oct 1990 1 March 2007
    1994 2935 59.6% 628 28 September 1994 1 March 2007
    The whisky tested: Glass 1 Glenfarclas 1994 0 points
    Glass 2 Glenfarclas 1990 2 points
    Glass 3 Glenfarclas 1989 19 points
    Glass 4 Glenfarclas 1974 10 points
    Glass 5 Glenfarclas 1970 14 points
    Glass 6 Glenfarclas 1966 49 points
    Glass 7 Glenfarclas 1965 40 points
    Glass 8 Glenfarclas 1963 77 points
    Glass 9 Glenfarclas 1956 21 points
    Testimonials Per Eriksson Glenfarclas Family Cask 1963 56.7% Cask no 4098 Bottled 270207 420 bottles
    Scent: Massive chocolate, oak, fruits, tanines, nuts, candy, Christmas cake
    Taste: I, chocolate, candy, raisins, sweetheart, vanilla, christmas cake, some tanines
    Aftertaste: I, chocolate, spice nuts, tanines, coffee
    Score: 94 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Glenfarclas 1963
    Color: Amber - brown
    Scent: Fattons, Christmas cake, bacon chocolate and dried fruit
    Taste: Filled, raisins, chocolate, dried fruit, orange tones
    Aftertaste: Long with spicy and chocolate that grows in taste as well as some fatty acids
    Score: 93

  3. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    scored 92 points from Serge @ whiskyfun.com

    http://www.whiskyfun.com/archiveapril10-2.html#290410

  4. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by George S. Grant (Glenfarclas Brand Ambassador)A lovely rich, dark whisky - colour more often associated with a dark cognac.
    A big heavy-sherried whisky; great if you like them big and powerful,
    this bottling is more than 40 years old but has lost none of its
    appeal. Still strong but not overpowering. Some vanilla and citrus
    present at the back of your mouth - almost like the caramelised fruit
    you`d find in a fruit cake.
    A wonderful long finish sitting heavily at the back of your mouth. Sherry flavours and fruit cake wonderfully balanced. 

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