The Vintage House

The Macallan

Aged 16 Years, Burgundy Finish

ABV 56.1%
REVIEWED Issue 47
Specifications
Brand: The Macallan, Douglas Laing, The Vintage House
Expression: Aged 16 Years, Burgundy Finish
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 16 years old
ABV: 56.1%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Douglas Laing
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The Macallan Distillery, Easter Elchies, Charlestown of Aberlour, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Luscious fruitiness. Apricot jam, trifle, marzipan, almond and pear tart. A winey note hovering over that temptating bakery selection. Orange blossom.
Palate: Malty and fruity. Lightbodied. Raisins, scones. Cherry jam. Red apple. Muscat grape.
Finish: Soothing, fruity. Rather short.
Comment: A real finesse, some thinness too. But Twiggy was a popular model in her time, wasn't she?
8.0
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Slightly indistinct without water. Soft, gentle and nutty.
Palate: Delivers much more than on the distant nose. Quite a thick feel balanced by fragrant top notes, balanced oak and a Nutella like crispness. Balanced oak.
Finish: Dark chocolate.
Comment: Fair balance.
7.8
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