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Glenfarclas 1958 Family Cask #2245

Lot: 276624

Glenfarclas 1958 Family Cask #2245

Winning Bid: £6,200
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 64 bids

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Lot: 276624
Distillery: 
Glenfarclas
Age: 
N/A
Vintage: 
1958
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
n/a
Bottled Strength: 
51.6%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Glenfarclas 1958 Family Cask #2245

Glenfarclas is considered by many to be one of the finest distilleries in Speyside. Its direct-fired stills produce a heavy single malt that is almost exclusively matured in Jerez sherry casks. The distillery focuses on single malt over blends, and a cool microclimate around the distillery that means that their casks are particularly stingy to the "angels," resulting in an incredible depth of stock. Glenfarclas also feel they share some credit for the modern day love of cask strength whisky, introducing their acclaimed 105 proof expressions back in 1968.

The impressive cask stock in the Glenfarclas warehouses means there has been a great output of vintage distillery bottlings in addition to their core range age statements. In 2006, the distillery had an unbroken string of vintages dating back to 1952, and launched the Family Casks range that year, an annual release which showcases the very best of these.

This is a 1958 vintage, drawn from a single cask in 2007.

One of 455 bottles.

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