Insider knowledge: Glenfarclas 1956 Family Cask whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Glenfarclas 1956 Family Cask whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Full and sumptuous. Rich and fruity, berry fruits, conserves, counterbalancing caramelised sugar, winter spice.
Palate: Firm. Sherry, sultanas, rum, nutty, oily. Walnut, hazelnut, meaty oak.
Finish: Dry, oaky, dark fruits.