• Glenfarclas Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky continues to impress the tasting panels at both national and international competitions, year after year. Confirming the words of a great rival distiller in 1912, “of all the whiskies malt is king – of all the kings Glenfarclas reigns supreme.”
• Glenfarclas was named Distiller of the Year 2006 by Whisky Magazine.
• In 2010 at the International Wine and Spirit Competition, Glenfarclas 12 Years Old, 21 Years Old, 25 Years Old and 105 Cask Strength were named Best in Class.
• In 2011 Glenfarclas 40 Years Old was named Scotch Whisky Single Malt of the year by Malt Advocate and Best Speyside Whisky in the World Whisky Awards.
THE WHISKY ADVOCATE:
Malt Advocate Whisky Awards “Scotch Whisky Single Malt of the Year”: Glenfarclas 40 year old
Now in its 175th year of whisky-making, Glenfarclas is one of the few distilleries that IS still family owned and operated. Family ownership has its advantages. They can do as they please, without having a corporate board to answer to. To our benefit, this means they can put out as many different expressions as they want, And indeed they have. From the Glenfarclas 10 year old, through to their newest (and oldest) 40 year old, there’s sure to be a whisky to satisfy your palate and budget.
Distiller Taste Notes:
Colour: Rich dark mysterious Gold
Nose: Antique leather, walnuts and chocolate covered raisins.
Flavor: A sweet initial taste, orange segments, chocolate. Then a lovely flavour of burnt brown sugar.
Finish: The dry finish oozes big tannins