Whisky Glenfarclas 1968 "Family Casks" (41,7%), 0.7 L
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Reviews of purchase Glenfarclas 1968 "Family Casks" (41,7%), 0.7 L
Whiskey rich amber-golden color.
Whiskey has a full-bodied, tart, dry taste that combines the tones of smoke and tree fruits, as well as fragrant light vanilla notes, hints of leather, nutmeg, tobacco and sherry. Characterized by long, caramel aftertaste.
The aroma of whiskey - a promising, powerful, rich, seductive and harmonious. It intertwined oak tones, peat, chocolate, leather, sherry, spices and malt.
Experts recommend to use whiskey as a digestif, paired with a good, strong cigar.
Series whiskey "Family Casks" - is a unique collection of elite aged alcohol, which includes 43 vintage single malts, representing a sequence without a gap year from 1952 to 1994. At the company's warehouses Glenfarclas currently maintains more than 52 thousand different barrels, including barrels, which contain whiskey each crop year, since 1952. Thus, it turns out that the collection "Family Kasks" fall as a result of a careful selection of only the best of whiskey one crop year, which are bottled at cask strength and contain no dyes. Such a collection can not boast of any other distillery. All this collection of whiskey sold in individual or wooden gift box.
Glenfarclas 1968 "Family Casks" - this is the sixth release of whiskey series "Family Casks". This whiskey has a strong flavor that perfectly complements the great taste of the drink. Seductive and attractive whiskey will leave an indelible mark in the memory. For his exposure manufacturer used barrels of sherry. Vintage 1968 was dispensed two parties in 2006, and its strength is 49.5%, and in 2010 - 56.2%. This vintage was bottled in 2006 after 38 years of aging. Glenfarklas 1968 "Family Kasks" - a very multi-layered, like a layer cake. Each layer of the drink must be investigated carefully. The top layer consists of fruit notes, the middle - of honey caramel and toffee, and the last layer is characterized by a special dry, oak tones, hints of spice and smoke.
Glenfarklas distillery was built in 1836 as part of a farm that belonged to John Grant. He put quite a successful start of production, and very soon it became a popular malt whiskey in the area, thanks to its high quality. Glenfarclas distillery name translated from gellskogo language means "Valley of the green grass." The distillery is located at the foot of the mountain Ben Rinnes, which grows on the slopes of heather. It is from sources coming down from the mountain, the distillery provides a clean soft spring water.
The secret special bouquet of Glenfarclas whiskey is not only high quality water, but also the use of certain varieties of barley, which grows near in the valley of special yeast, traditional methods of distillation (Glenfarkslas proud of its six largest in Scotland stills) and the duration of exposure in barrels of sherry Fino and Oloroso. Currently, John and his son George are respectively the fifth and sixth generation of the family Grant and continue to improve the art of whiskey production.