The Macallan

Forties

ABV 40%
REVIEWED Issue 18
Specifications
Brand: The Macallan
Expression: Forties
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 40%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Awards
Recommended
Issue 18
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The Macallan Distillery, Easter Elchies, Charlestown of Aberlour, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Light. Fragrant. Herbal. Grassy. Some smokiness.
Palate: Lively. Leafy. Flowery. Dry.
Finish: More peat. Late lemongrass and mustard. Warming. Hot.
Comment: A similar style to 30s but less delicate and more robust.
9.3
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: More oak on show. Slightly austere and grassy (dry bracken). Some sulphur.
Palate: Light, dry, quite friable but still with that oily maltiness.
Finish: Medium length. Fresh.
Comment: Manzanilla pasada. The pre-lunch member.
8.5
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