Insider knowledge: Glenfarclas 1961 Family Cask Release VII 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 Release VII whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Cocoa, toffee and chocolate. Coffee beans, leather, plumwine, hints of cedar wood.
Palate: Plum liqueur, chocolate, sherried peels, oak, hints of cocoa. Black pepper.
Finish: Medium length, spicy. Hints of toffee apples and pepper.