Adelphi

The Macallan

1988, 12 Years Old

ABV 57.5%
REVIEWED Issue 11
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Specifications
Brand: The Macallan, Adelphi
Expression: 1988, 12 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 57.5%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Toffee. Cedar. Slight peat.
Palate: Rich. Cream toffee. Fudge.
Finish: Typical Macallan 'Calvados' and flowering currant.
Comment: I prefer my Macallan with its typical sherry character.
8.0
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Musty and sulphur-sour. Heavy sherry but not particularly of the clean kind.
Palate: Good bittersweet balance. The sherry side doesn't gel though.
Finish: A late arrival of something orangey.
Comment: Oh what might have been...
6.5
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The Macallan Distillery, Easter Elchies, Charlestown of Aberlour, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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