Old Malt Cask

The Macallan

1986, Aged 21 Years

ABV 50%
REVIEWED Issue 68
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Specifications
Brand: The Macallan, Old Malt Cask, Douglas Laing
Expression: 1986, Aged 21 Years
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 21 years old
ABV: 50%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Douglas Laing
Tasting notes
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Resinous. Pine needles warmed by the sun. Gets creamier on time. Butterscotch. Vanilla crème brûlée. Ahint of liquorice.
Palate: Smooth. Well balanced. Apples cooked in cider. Getting gingery.
Finish: Dry,crisp.Spicy
Comment: A good deliveryof oak and fruit,well combined. Quite a spicy character.
7.8
Taster   Dominic Roskrow
Nose: Delicate,flower blossom,grassy.
Palate: Stewed apple,some spice,quite thin.
Finish: Fruity,and medium long.
Comment: Not as rich as some Macallans but not an embarrassment.
6.8
Visit the distillery
The Macallan Distillery, Easter Elchies, Charlestown of Aberlour, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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