Glenfarclas 12 Years

A sweet single malt with just a hint of smoke and lots of sherry. Comes in a metal tube.

A sweet single malt with just a hint of smoke and lots of sherry. Comes in a metal tube.

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Glenfarclas
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
43%
1 l
Original bottling
Sherry
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Sherry:
Fruit:
Sweet:
Spices:
Peat Smoke:
Oak:
Vanilla:
Honey:
Malt:
Zitrus:
Nuts:
Alcohol:
Raisin:
Apple:
Orange:
Chili:
Grape:
Lemon:
Pear:
Chocolate:
Plum:
Herbs:
Herb:
Anise:
Banana:
Berries:
Cake:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Coffee:
Dried Fruit:
Fig:
Grapefruit:
Grass:
Green Apple:
Hazelnut:
Peach:
Pineapple:
Tropical Fruit:
Tasting
Sherry:
Fruit:
Sweet:
Oak:
Spices:
Peat Smoke:
Malt:
Nuts:
Vanilla:
Honey:
Chili:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Raisin:
Herb:
Apple:
Chocolate:
Clove:
Oil:
Berries:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Hazelnut:
Cake:
Cherry:
Dried Fruit:
Ginger:
Grape:
Grapefruit:
Leather:
Pear:
Pepper:
Plum:
Finish
Oak:
Spices:
Malt:
Sherry:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Vanilla:
Chili:
Dark Chocolate:
Oil:
Cinnamon:
Honey:
Pepper:
Tobacco:
Zitrus:
Barley:
Berries:
Caramel:
Chocolate:
Ginger:
Grapefruit:
Hazelnut:
Mint:
Orange:
Plum:
Raisin:
Wheat:
Herbs:

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Nosing:
Fresh and beautifully light, sherried fruit combined with a tempting spicy sweetness and a hint of sappy oak.
Taste:
Full bodied, delightful sherried fruit, with oak, a hint of peat and delicious sweet sensations.
Finish:
Long and flavoursome, with a lingering spiceness.
11. Dec 2016
Ah, Glenfarclas! Family-owned distillery, direct-fired stills and this unmistakable, sherry-infused character. Typical fruity sweet Speyside aroma that is full of oranges, apricots and plums with a touch of cinnamon and cloves. A robust nose. The arrival is mouth-watering, measured and zesty. Fresh youthfulness reminds that this Single Malt is only 12 years old, and yet it is full-bodied and rich with dried fruits, raisins and walnuts. A medium finish with Christmas spices, dark chocolate and jelly babies in the aftertaste underscores that this dram is excellent stuff.
RATING: 3.9/5.0 ≙ 87 pts
08. Nov 2017
Nosing:
HoneyHoneySherryOrangeSpicesAlcoholSweet
Taste:
SherryAlcoholSpicesCloveFruitSweet
Finish:
CinnamonSpices
Comment:
the best value SM u can get
17. Apr 2016
Nosing: SherrySherrySweet

Taste: SherryFruit

Finish: MaltMaltSpicesPeat Smoke

Comment:
14. May 2016
Nosing: SherryFruitAlcohol light smelling

Taste: SherryFruitOakSweet refreshing and cool

Finish: long lasting warm, Fruit , a little bit spice

Comment: Had a good time with this bottle, with a relatively low price and 1 litre amount
alexgol296
11. Jan 2016
Nosing: a lot of fruits

Taste:

Finish:

Comment: Very good balance

23. Feb 2017
xiongnu
18. Dec 2018
Nosing: Salinity and oak char.... giving way to ripe apples and cinnamon... hint of vanilla and honey...

Taste: Apple pie and cinnamon, apricots and raisins, spicy but pleasant

Finish: Medium to long finish with a ginger type spice

Comment:
Oak
MoparRocker74
20. Nov 2018

Comment: Best Speyside I’ve ever tasted (whether they call it that or not, thats what this is.
MoparRocker74
20. Nov 2018

Comment: Best Speyside I’ve tasted. Hits you hard with the sherry cask flavors: dried orchard fruit, oak, leather, spices. Very rich and bold flavors yet it’s very approachable. Reminds me a LOT of Pussers rum—which is called the single malt of rums.