The Macallan

Exceptional Single Cask

ABV 59.3%
REVIEWED Issue 21
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Specifications
Brand: The Macallan
Expression: Exceptional Single Cask
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 59.3%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Mint chocolate. Sherry. Slightly vinous. Oak.
Palate: Firm, smooth. Thick. Demerara sugar. Crispy malt. Chocolate wafers. Toffee. Forest berries. Oak. Some earthy notes.
Finish: Rummy. Warming.
Comment: I like oak, but this was a bit too much for me.
9.0
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Delicate. Nuts, sultana, honey. Hint of linoleum and oily rag.
Palate: Gently pleasant. A chewy mid-palate, with a little liquorice bitterness.
Finish: Banana, toffee. Short.
Comment: Delicate, light and simple.
7.5
Visit the distillery
The Macallan Distillery, Easter Elchies, Charlestown of Aberlour, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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