Glenfarclas 15 year old
One of the great value for money malt whiskies on the market and a great example of a sherry matured whisky. Glenfarclas mature their single malt almost exclusively in sherry oak casks giving it its characteristic fruit cake notes.
The sherry cask influence is far more present on the 15 year old with plums, dates and even a hint of leather lifting off the glass. The palate is thick and oily as expected from an un-chill filtered whisky. Lots of Christmas spice, cinnamon, and nutmeg balanced with a rich treacle sweetness. The finish is complex with a mixture of spice and oak...