Insider knowledge: Glenfarclas 1979 Family Cask Release IV whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Glenfarclas 1979 Family Cask Release IV whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Creamy. Less sherried than other bottlings. Toffee, caramel. Vanilla.
Palate: Herbs, buttery toffee, vegetal, custard.
Finish: Long, blossom, oak, dark fudge.