Insider knowledge: Glenfarclas 1971 Family Cask whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Glenfarclas 1971 Family Cask whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Aromatic, winter spice. Dark toffee. Peels, rich sherry, liqueur-like character
Palate: Mochaccino, cooked fruit, lovely sweetness, dry wood, dark rum, touch of smoke.
Finish: Long, sublime with soft wood and herbal notes.