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Glenfarclas 1975 Family Cask #5040

Glenfarclas 1975 Family Cask #5040
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Winning bid: £860.00
Lot number: 079-1284

Still in family hands since it was founded, the Glenfarclas Distillery is one of Speyside's independent whisky producers. The Grant family has been running Glenfarclas since 1860, producing an individual Speyside malt that many whisky enthusiasts number as one of their favourites. The water source is melt water from the slopes of Ben Rinnes which runs through granite and heather before reaching Glenfarclas (meaning 'the valley of green grass'). With a long history of bottlings stretching back to the early 20th Century, both proprietary and independent bottlings are much sought after.

Distilled: 1975

Bottled: 11.07.2014

Cask Type: Refill Hogshead

Cask Number: 5040

53.1% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 220 bottles released

Please note condition of rear label

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Featured in: The 79th Auction (October 27 – November 5, 2017)