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Overall rating
93.76/100
votes
114
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Norse Cask Selection (NC)
Bottling serie
Rechlerich
Vintage
12.1964
Bottled
09.2005
Stated Age
40 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
1578
Number of bottles
515
Strength
53.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Apr 2009 6:31 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2144.00

26 × in wishlist

114 × member ratings

82 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1964 NC

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.76 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 95 points Moderator

    Heavy sherry, rich and complex, balanced with good sweetness - great!
    • Nose
      93 93
      Nutty, dried fruits, heavy sherry, spices, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, burned sugar, molasses, hints of fresh rubber, dark chocolate - very good
    • Taste
      96 96
      Creamy, mellow, little punchy, good sweetness, more dried fruits, plums, dates, espresso, more sherry wood, menthol, spices, even hints of herbs, thyme, rosemary, tobacco, prune, cooked oranges - excellent!
    • Finish
      95 95
      Long, warm, more tannic notes, but not drying, more spices and herbs

  2. aphex scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    An elegant sherry monster ? Yes, indeed. Great whisky.
    • Nose
      Vibrant and complex sherry nose. Dried fruits (prunes, dates, raisins), oranges, coffee, dark chocolate, nuts, a few spices. with time, some earthy notes.
    • Taste
      Creamy and rich. Dried fruits, oranges, coffee, dark chocolate, tobacco and a pinch of salt.
    • Finish
      Long, drying, tannic.

  3. Claudio + Cats scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Very good whisky with a pronounced sherry taste. Great experience, once again a good scotch.

  4. Ras Mazunga scored this whisky 95 points Super Administrator

    My best Glenfarclas ever! Best sherried whisky ever too...
    Thank you for the sample Steffen!

  5. Zumbar scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      96 96

  6. st7 scored this whisky 98 points Connoisseur

    Also tasted by Serge Valentin:
    http://www.whiskyfun.com/archivedecember05-2.html#161205

  7. st7 scored this whisky 98 points Connoisseur

    Excellent sherry-monster. Well balanced.

    Hint: Do NOT add water.
    • Nose
      A very complex nose, from a truly great sherry cask. Large quantities of dried fruits (raisin, apricots, dates and figs), bittersweet English liquorice, coffee (espresso), tobacco, dark chocolate, roasted nuts and brown sugar. Old (but not to old) and dry with sweet vanilla and spicy wood in the background. Superb.
    • Taste
      Strong, rich, spicy and bittersweet. The dried fruit, coffee, tobacco, chocolate and old wood is still there. Creamy with more sweet sherry notes. Almost like wine sauce (gravy). Perfect.
    • Finish
      A long lasting finish, with a little more bitter chocolate from the wood. Now true to its age. Fantastic.

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