The Macallan

10 Years Old

ABV 40%
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Brand: The Macallan
Expression: 10 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 10 years old
ABV: 40%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Darjeeling tea. Dry Oloroso sherry.
Palate: Rich and smooth, but supple. Emphatically malty. Cookie flavours. Butter. Distinctly fruity. Sweet red apple. Flowering currant.
Finish: Toast and ginger marmalade. A hint of smoke.
Comment: Modern-day Macallan. Full of flavour but neither cloying nor overwhelming.
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Slightly oily/resinous with good soft mallty notes, orange (pulp and peel) tea leaf and cream.
Palate: Soft with good palate weight. Some prune-like fruit, olive stone, treacle and crisp malt. Good feel.
Finish: Long fruity/malty. Liquorice?
Comment: Good strong spirit that's in balance with the wood. Young but beginning to hit its stride.
Visit the distillery
The Macallan Distillery, Easter Elchies, Charlestown of Aberlour, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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