Glenfarclas 12 years Speyside Single Malt 1 l
- Alcoholic strength:
- 43 %
Price per liter: € 29.97/l
The Glenfarclas 12 Year Old single Malt Scotch was named the best sherried whisky
The Glenfarclas Distillery is located in the Scottish village Ballindalloch and produces excellent sherry-flavoured Speyside whiskies.
The Glenfarclas 12 Year Old is one that has been created for the travel retail. It has an amber-like sheen and a full and voluminous aroma composed of a great portion of sherry, a mellow honey sweetness, a touch of oak and a very light hint of smoke.
On the palate the sherry is very present again. Furthermore, a delightful sweetness, fresh apples and a touch of oak make this dram an easy drinking single malt.
The finish is of medium length and provides flavours of oak, less sherry and traces of cloves while it becomes a little dry.
Overall, the Glenfarclas 12 Year Old is typical Glenfarclas whisky with a lot of sherry influence. It is the proper choice for spending the evening with some good friends sharing a delicious dram.
In 2006 it was even entitled the “Best Sherried Whisky” during the Single Malt World Cup. To reach this premium quality, the company uses just the best ingredients like for example the fresh water from the Ben Rinnes, an 840 metre high mountain close to the distillery.
In 1836 the history of the Glenfarclas Distillery started officially when Robert Hay obtained a license for producing whisky.
About 30 years later, the company was acquired by John Grant and is ever since in possession of the family Grant. Today, with John L. S. Grant as chairman, the fifth generation is leading the Glenfarclas Distillery and with George S. Grant the sixth generation of the family grant is already providing a possible successor.
2006 was not just a great year because the Glenfarclas 12 Year Old became the “Best Sherried Whisky” but also because the Whisky Magazine named Glenfarclas the “Distillery of the Year”.