Douglas Laing Old & Rare Platinum Selection

The Macallan

1977, Aged 27 Years

ABV 51%
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Brand: The Macallan, Douglas Laing, Old & Rare Platinum Selection
Expression: 1977, Aged 27 Years
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 27 years old
Year of bottling: 2004
ABV: 51%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Douglas Laing
Tasting notes
Taster   Gavin D. Smith
Nose: Fresh fruit and some mild acetone notes. Bright and inviting, more scented when reduced.
Palate: Rich, mouth-coating, plums and thick-cut marmalade, with a whiff of smoke.
Finish: Becoming astringent as the old oak comes to the fore.
Comment: This is a very decent example of an independent bottling.
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Light and nutty/malty. Crisp red apple, hints of spice and orange zest. Polished oak, burnt grass, waxed jacket. Seems youthful.
Palate: Light. Soft texture, good balance. Some floral notes. No great concentration. Sulphur.
Finish: Very long with attractive crunchy malt.
Comment: Good balance, but not the weight or maturity you want from such an old malt.
Visit the distillery
The Macallan Distillery, Easter Elchies, Charlestown of Aberlour, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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