Glenfarclas 43y Cognac Cask
Added on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 11:55 AM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: 43 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: N/A Region: Speyside
  Price: $700 Availability: Overseas Specialty
Matured for 43 years in a cognac cask (not a finish).
Member Ratings and Notes

N: A really nice spice and scent mix with dried fruits and hints of fig and wood you'd expect on something this old; a touch of balsamic vinegar, but with a lighter side. There's a familiar slight varnish and old wood, but dried fruits are lighter - apricot, orange, a hint of peach. Faint dark rum also. 


P: Nice and dense without being too syrupy on the palate. A little light tobacco hint, some orange, a little gentle mulling spice, a super faint dusting of white pepper, good dose of old wood, a little furniture polish. Some hints of toffee and caramel. 
F: White pepper leads; soft wood behind it. There's almost a claylike quality. All kinds of nice, sweet, gently spiced dried fruits - apricots, peach, some nectarine. A touch dry. 
Fantastic. Recognizeably Glenfarclas and really good old Glenfarclas at that, but it brings something new to the table.  

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