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Overall rating
89.29/100
votes
58
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Wood Range - Sherry Cask
Vintage
1990
Bottled
10.2016
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Sherry Hogshead Finish (since 2013)
Number of bottles
228
Strength
50.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Oct 2016 9:00 pm by Schmausel
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 162.50

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58 × member ratings

59 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1990 CA

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.29 points

  1. Bart&Claudia scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    A complex dram. Lovely spices. Intense salted toffee on the nose, but there's a herbal quality to it as well. Perfumy. The palate has those typical Glenfarclas coughsweets, to me it is the equilibrium between 'farclas spirit and good casks. Dutch folk will know: Haagse Hopjes. The finish is long, warming, with cinnamon and chai latte. Hints of eucalyptus. What a wonderful winter dram. The oily texture is a bonus. Perfect strength, just one teaspoon of water added.

  2. Echnaton scored this whisky 96 points Member Senior

    An absolute top whisky
    Nose: sherry, sweet, full, dark fruit, not alcoholic.
    Flavor: sweet, prunes, chocolate
    Finish: light oak flavor, long-lasting milk chocolate and again the prune

  3. mr.p9 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Fight65 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Nutty on the nose, great peppery sherry notes in the mouth and a great long finish.
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  5. Patrick93 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. stefsel111 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

  7. hfos scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
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  8. WhiskyOss scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Nose: Intense, rich, sweet sherry. Ripe cherries, dates, milk chocolate and toffee. Exceptionally beautiful. Flavor: A waxy mouthfeel, oil-like. A slight spiciness of the wood but especially sherry notes of dried fruit (raisins, dates) and ripe dark cherries. A slight bitterness that tends to coffee. Finish: Nice long aftertaste, soft mouthfeel. Again, cherries and dried fruit with a slightly bitter edge of coffee.

  9. WhiskyOss scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

  10. hfos scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

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