Glenfarclas 40 Yr. Scotch

Glenfarclas 40 Yr. Scotch

Item # 24213 750mL
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46.00%
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Tasting Notes

**Glen of the Green Grassland** The fact that this family owned distillery has enough 40 year old malt of quality to bottle and release worldwide is a pretty amazing feat. Tasting notes of orange peel, toasted cereal, burnt chocolate, leather and walnuts are expressed. The weight of the dram is soothing and satisfying.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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