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The Macallan
Edition no.5

  • Distillery:

    The Macallan

  • Company:

    Edrington Group

  • Cask Maturation

    - 1st fill American Bourbon Barrels
    - 2nd Refill American Hogsheads/ Butts
    - 1st fill American TERVASA Hogsheads/Butts
    - 1st fill American VASYMA Butts
    - 1st fill American HUDOSA Hogsheads/Butts

  • Cask use %

    - Hogshead 37%
    - Barrel 33%
    - Butt 30%

  • Strength

    48.5% ABV

  • Country:

    Scotland

  • Region

    Speyside

  • Adres

    Easter Elchies, Aberlour AB38 9RX

  • Website:

    themacallan.com

  • Type:

    Single Malt

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Note:

    260.000 bottles produced. Natural colour

  • Price

    150

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Taste note

  • Colour:

    Russet muscat

  • Nose:

    Sweet but delicious nose with: Vanilla, salted caramel, chocolate and toffee with notes of oak, nutmeg, ginger, lemon basil, dried fruits and pear

  • Palate:

    Fresh and sweet with caramel moving into poached peaches and ripe pear. Quickly followed by a toffee sweetness with light oak spices in the form of nutmeg and hints of white pepper, ginger, dark salted chocolate in the background

  • Finish:

    Long, smooth and velvet finish with a balanced between sweet and bitter. Lingering raisins, salted dark chocolate and caramel.

  • Conclusion:

    With this Edition, The Macallan collaborate with Pantone color institute to show of their natural coloring of their whisky. Natural coloring is something that i really support. hopefully more companies will show of their natural color of their whiskies. This Edition has the same quality and loveliness we can expect from the Macallan.

Flavor profile

Spice

Spice

Smoke

Smoke

Citrus

Citrus

Sweet

Sweet

Wood

Wood

Rich Fruits

Rich fruits

macallan

Other aromas

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