- Glenfarclas 50 Year Old 1964 Xtra Old Particular
Glenfarclas 50 Year Old 1964 vintage 'Speyside's Finest' single malt Scotch whiskey. Special commemorative bottling to mark the 100th anniversary of Fred Douglas Laing - founder of Douglas Laing & Co. Single cask bottled on 18th December 2014 for the Xtra Old Particular series. 252 bottles.
Nose: Big, round full of dark macerated fruit, light smoke, fruit cake and molasses on the nose.
Taste: The palate is softer now and more subtly sugared, lightly oaked, fudge, oily and syrupy.
Finish: the drier finish reveals pepper + waves of vanilla, orange pith, expresso and mixed spices.
Glenfarclas Single Malt Whiskey
Glenfarclas Distillery was established in Speyside in 1836 by Robert Hay and following his death it was bought by John Grant in 1865 and has remained in the ownership of the Grant family ever since. The interior of the visitor centre is stunning, the walls are lined with the original oak panels salvaged from a lounge on the liner SS Empress of Australia when she was scrapped 1952. Ace sherry casks underpin the ethos of Glenfarclas single malt whiskey, exemplified in the Family Cask range, and way back in 1968 released its first cask strength single malt. The range includes Glenfarclas 15 Year Old, Glenfarclas 105 and Glenfarclas 21 Year Old alongside the Family Casks series.