Insider knowledge: Glenfarclas 1961 Family Cask whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Glenfarclas 1961 Family Cask whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: The nose is ripe and rich. Sherried, fruit. Aniseed, crème de cassis. Toffee.
Palate: Spicy. Oak, vanilla. Tight, sherry, crystallized fruit. Sherry.
Finish: Long, oaky, barley.