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Glenfarclas 1993

Overall rating
87.43/100
votes
60
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Rare Bottling
Vintage
1993
Bottled
14.07.2014
Number of bottles
300
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Edition No. 1: Kölner Golf Woche
Bottle code
L 14 07 14 S 23:06 BB
Bottled for
S-Weinkeller
Added on
16 Nov 2016 8:23 pm by Dr. Arzt

Average value

€ 88.45

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60 × member ratings

107 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1993

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.43 points

  1. rottendon scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Clean sherry profile, surprisingly fruity with slight hints of mint and citrus aromas in the nose. Also in the mouth very pleasing and extremely tasty, beautiful raisins in the finish. Price- / Leistungsknüller!

  2. didi1893 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A typical Glenfarclas of the "modern age". A wonderful fruity nose, dominated by tart wood notes and subtle sulfur body and finish. For me, a decent all-day dram. No special highlight, but a fine dram for in between. Tastes!
    • Nose
      Shining and radiant, the Glenfarclas shimmers bright amber with a reddish stitch in the glass. Fine fruity sherry aroma rises from the glass, apricots and tangerines play together. A touch of marzipan mixes with orange slices and pushes through the harmoniously integrated alcohol. The orange flavors become more intense, my mouth is watering. Subtle citrus fruits and a touch of cherries are added, slightly malty sweetness is suppressed by the intense orange-apricot mixture.
    • Taste
      The first sip is immediately dominated by spicy and fruity oak. In short, a dry mouthfeel arises before pleasant sharpness sets in. Spicy, with a touch of sulfur, the taste now exudes a wooden peppery pungency. The sulfur becomes more dominant, in the end the wood becomes tart and drier again. Grapefruit aromas and a bitter walnut aroma are created.
    • Finish
      The departure begins with this bitter walnut aroma. A slight hint of sulfur lies over the finish, bitter immature walnut aroma mixes with harsh wood tones. For a long time the finish exudes this aroma. Again subtle sharpness and a hint of orange peel with grapefruit.

  3. craide scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Delicious Glenfarclas, has a little more finesse than the standard range without being overloaded. Clear on the nose.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Rich sherry flavors. Raisins, plums, orange peel with a hint of marzipan. Appears very fruity, slightly sour cherries with a somewhat refreshing note. Goes in the direction of mint and lavender for me. Alcohol hardly noticeable and well integrated. All this is accompanied by a beautiful woody component. Harmonious, not too pushy.
      I like my nose.
    • Taste
      86 86
      First soft, slightly creamy onset, then sparkling, spicy, almost peppery hotness. Here also beautifully fruity with a certain honey sweetness. A little chocolaty with oranges and plums.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium-long finish, somewhat dry at the back, slightly bitter in the direction of dark chocolate.

  4. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A good Glenfarclas. Pretty fruity nose. The fruits are not completely dark fruity. In addition, some wax, a certain freshness and woody notes.

    Sweet in the mouth, but not as fruity as the nose. After that, then significantly tart and embossed by the oak, but never unpleasant.

  5. Othorion scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Raisins, oranges, mint, marzipan, cherries, butterscotch and forest honey! Great whisky!

  6. Vallado scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    It doesn't pick me up. Wood dominated, fruit notes have little chance. In addition, a strange acid. But all one-dimensional for me. Specially ...

  7. Monte Gehro scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Good malt, tastes good. Sherry fruit nose, in the mouth but rather tart and oaky.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Fresh at the beginning, with eucalyptus. Then Sherrynase with dry fruits, raisins, chocolate, honey, a few indefinable herbal notes.
    • Taste
      87 87
      At first a bit dry-dry. Over time, the sweet ingredients come: honey, dried fruit, orange oil, chocolate, plus pepper, a few herbs.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium. Now clearly on the wood-heavy side. Dark chocolate, will be very dry in the end.

  8. Othorion scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
      Bread dough, mirabelles, honey, muesli, mint, sherry, prunes, oranges, wild berries, herbs
    • Taste
      87 87
      sweet and tart notes, orange peel, quite dry, spicy, a hint of pepper, quite yummy, wild berries, harsh forest honey a little coffee and grapefruit
    • Finish
      87 87
      dry, spicy, black pepper, with orange zest, oak cabinet wall and coffee

  9. Goethe scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Another great expression by Glenfarclas. There is something missing in the aftertaste.Concerning price/performance ratio: 8/10
    • Nose
      Dark fruits, plums, nutmeg, overripe oranges, sherry, honey, berries, scones way in the back.
    • Taste
      Dark fruits, red fruits, chocolate, cacao, sherry, marmalade, oak.
    • Finish
      Medium. Dark chocolate, coffee, spicy dominating oak.

  10. dRambo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

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