The nose is dense with scents of rich dried fruits, dark caramel, Sherry, roasted walnuts, toffee, and candied ginger. The palate delivers waves of rich orchard fruit, baking spice, and malt soaked with sweet Sherry lingering on for minutes. A benchmark. (Mar 2012)
Lots of sherry and fruit in this, Glenfarclas 12 was originally bottled for export and travel retail markets. In 2006, it was named the "Best Sherried Whisky" in the Single Malt World, and in 2007 and 2008 it won Gold at the Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival.