Glenfarclas 17yo (70cl, 43.0%)

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A delicious, richly sherried Glenfarclas aged for 17 years. Loads of character and depth, just what we've come to expect from the distillery.

Bottled in limited quantities primarily for the North American, Japanese and Travel Retail markets.

Glenfarclas distillery is a Speyside whisky distillery in Ballindalloch, Scotland. Glenfarclas translates as meaning valley of the green grass. The distillery is owned and run by the Grant family. The distillery has six stills which are the largest on Speyside and are heated directly by gas burners. The distillery has a production capacity of around 90,000 litres of finished whisky per year. Normally four stills are used for production with two kept in reserve. The distillery has approximately 50,000 casks maturing on site, in traditional dunnage warehouses, with stock from every year from 1952 to the current year.

Owner: Founded: Status: Website: Google Maps:
J. & G. Grant 1836 active Link Link
Bottler: Distillery Bottling
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Age: 17 years old
Strength: 43.0 % Vol.
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Size: 700 ml
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Single Cask: No
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Colour: Rich amber

Nose: Complex, with distinctive butterscotch, sherried fruit and peat smoke aromas.

Palate: Big, full-flavoured, with excellent balance, develops slowly, full of sherry sweet malty tones, and a touch peat smoke.

Finish: Long lasting and smooth, with a hint of spice and sherry sweetness. Comment: Hints of oak, complexity but finely balanced. Combines the smoothness of our younger whiskies with the greater depth of our older expressions.




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