Insider knowledge: Glenfarclas 1957 Family Cask whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Glenfarclas 1957 Family Cask whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Firm. Oily wood. Sandalwood, pine. Sherry. Ripe, lush fruit.
Palate: Sherry, fruit. Raisins, Muscovado. Toffee. Oak.
Finish: Very long, oak, tannic, bittersweet with barley and sherry.