Glenfarclas 1996 Family Casks Release VII

Out of stock

ABV: 55.6%
Age: N/A
Vintage: 1996
Cask Type: N/A
Cask #: N/A
Bottler: Distillery
Region: Speyside
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl



Single cask sherry butt #1306. Distilled 1996 and bottled May 2011 yielding 593 bottles.

Together with George Grant, this fantastic whisky was selected by the panel of visitors who came to an event at Glenfarclas - 'The Family Casks - help choose the 1996 bottling', held during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2011.

One of the famous vintage casks from the Glenfarcas Family Casks series running consecutively covering the years from 1952 to 1996.

Tasting Notes


Roasted Chestnuts, deep sherry, Christmas cake flavours, toffee chocolate, light vanilla custard, old leather, the smell of a lovely cared for old book. Chocolate orange dried apricots. A cinnamon tanginess.

A wonderfully balanced whisky very rounded.



Glenfarclas Distillery

Glenfarclas Single Malt Whisky

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 whisky, 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.


Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Glenfarclas 1996 Family Casks Release VII

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

Related Products