Glenfarclas 25 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70cl
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The sherry influence blends nicely with the oak, resulting in an enthralling clash of flavours in which neither element overpowers the other. Medium to long with sweet bitter almonds, it reveals itself again and again with the barrel selection. Aroma: Complex, yet refined, with tempting aromas of marmalade, honey, freshly ground coffee, sherry and nuts. It has been in the hands of the Grant family since 1865, making it one of the oldest family-owned distillers in Scotland. Times may have changed, but it’s what has stayed the same that makes Glenfarclas unique: the six generations of Grant family pride and the revered quality of their famous Single Malt Whisky.
Today, the Glenfarclas spirit still lives strong and continues in family ownership under the direction of 5th generation owner, John Grant. But in the past I've found older Glenfarclas tended to need a little longer, around 30-35 mins for the 25yo.Glenfarclas 25 Year Old is a classic Speysider, showing all the lovely sherry character we love from Glenfarclas.
In 1865, Glenfarclas distillery, nestled in the heart of Speyside, was purchased by a cattle breeder by the name of John Grant. The integration is something that I quite clearly don’t come across in the same way in younger whiskies. On the palate, flavors of dark chocolate, raisins, and spices meld together amidst a lingering finish that balances perfectly with its 43% ABV. As with many of the Glenfarclas releases, the 25 Year Old has a slight sherry smell but more complexity than previous releases. A 15-year-old Glenallachie single malt, matured in a combination of Pedro Ximenez and oloroso sherry casks, creating a smooth, rich character.
It bubbles up, crystal clear, from the underlying granite on the slopes of the Speyside mountain, Ben Rinnes, to supply the distillery below. Effortlessly smooth on the palate, showing rich sherried notes alongside dried fruits, barley and bitter dark chocolate. V. (“Whiskybase”, “we” or “us”, company details below) offers a whisky enthusiasts online platform that provides its members access to the most comprehensive, transparent and trusted resource of whisky bottles and allows and stimulates its members to contribute information about whisky bottles to the platform (“Service”).
You hereby represent and warrant that you are authorized to make any Contributions, that your Contributions and the use by us will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party. The distillery has six stills which are the largest on Speyside and are heated directly by gas burners. Glenfarclas Bottler Distillery Bottling Bottling serie New Label Stated Age 25 years old Casktype Sherry Cask Strength 43. The palate is sweet and balanced, offering warm apple tart, cinnamon, cooked blueberries, raisins, toffee, and Christmas cake, with a slight and appealing hint of soapiness. Made at Glenfarclas distillery and matured in oloroso sherry casks for a quarter of a century before being bottled to celebrate The Whisky Exchange's 20th Anniversary.Today, the Glenfarclas spirit still lives strong and continues in family ownership under the direction of 5th and 6th generations, John and George Grant. It reveals notes of cherry, candied strawberry and white fruits combined with a touch of mirabelle plum, marmalade, a subtle hint of honey, flowers as well as a discreet hint of spice, honey, Sherry and vanilla. The Service, including any information contained therein, does not constitute any advice (such as but not limited to investment advice, tax advice, financial, economic advice) and is not intended as recommendations (whether personal, in general, or otherwise) to invest in companies, products, services. Complex, yet refined, delicately peated, with tempting aromas of marmalade, honey, freshly ground coffee, sherry and nuts. Taste: Full bodied and robust, the sherry and the oak fight for your attention yet neither overpowering.
This whisky has been matured in hand-selected oak casks for no less than 25 years, resulting in a smooth, complex and well-rounded experience that is truly one-of-a-kind.g. purchase, investment) whatsoever based on the Service you should consider obtaining third party professional/expert advice on the matter, and you should consider whether such the decision is suitable and feasible with respect to (inter alia) your financial status and situation, your particular knowledge/experience on the matter (e. All agreed refunds and reimbursements will be paid within 30 days of your notifying us and agreeing your case with the courier. Further, we reserve the right to modify, change, discontinue the Service, add or remove features, update the Service, change its appearance, temporarily and permanently, at any time, in whole or any part thereof. If no such law exists in a Member’s country of residence, the Member has to be over 21 years old to use the Service. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.