Glenfarclas £511.19s.0d Family Reserve
70cl, 43% abv
The Glenfarclas £511.19s.0d Family Reserve is a special released to celebrate the 150th anniversary of family ownership of the Glenfarclas distillery. On the 8th of June 1865, John Grant, 1st generation of the Grant family, bought the distillery for the amount of £511.19s.0d His grandsons, John and George, later formed the company J&G Grant and to this day it remains an independent business and firmly in the hands of the family’s 5th & 6th generation.The whisky is a vatting of predominantly first fill sherry butts. The age is undisclosed.
Nose: Nicely juicy with loads of honey. Lots of stewed plums, apples and a fresh hint of lime.
Palate: Still some honey and golden raisins but also orange marmalade, nutty notes, cinnamon powder and nutmeg.
Finish: Long; oranges, nuts, apples and nutmeg.