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The Macallan - The Malt: The Macallan Family; “The Definitive Guide To Buying Vintage Macallan”

10 YEARS OLD

 

COLOUR

Mahogany

NOSE

Slightly toffee sweet with hints of cloves and sherry

PALATE

Deliciously smooth and well-rounded dried fruit flavour with a touch of sherry sweetness and wood

FINISH

Medium Long

 

 

12 YEARS OLD

 

COLOUR

Mahogany

NOSE

Full, slightly sweet; toffee, ginger and dried fruits accompanied by sherry and cloves.

PALATE

Rich in both dried fruit and sherry, with a subtle toffee sweetness and pleasant touch of spice flavour with a touch of sherry sweetness and wood.

FINISH

Medium Long

 

 

12 YEARS OLD

 

COLOUR

Rich burnished mahogany

NOSE

Rich dried and citrus fruits, resin, spice, with subtle toffee, balanced wood and hints of cinnamon.

PALATE

Dried fruit, spice, orange, rich in wood and a touch of smoke.

FINISH

Wood, spice, orange

 

GRAN RESERVA

 

COLOUR

Deepest fiery red mahogany

NOSE

Slightly orange citrus, waxy/ oily with robust clove spice and wood.

PALATE

Full, resinous and spicy, suffused with delicious orange and dried fruit flavours.

FINISH

Rich wood with hints of cloves

 

 

25 YEARS OLD

 

COLOUR

Deepest mahogany with fiery copper highlights.

NOSE

Heady sherry sweetness set against a background of citrus fruits and wood smoke.

PALATE

Rich and full, reflecting the additional years of sherry oak ageing. Full bodied with elegant dried fruits, a lingering oak smoke aroma.

FINISH

Medium Long

 

 

30 YEARS OLD

 

COLOUR

Deepest mahogany

NOSE

Sherried with aromatic cloves, hints of orange, nutmeg and subtle wood.

PALATE

Rich dried fruit and sherry with an orange note. Lingering spiciness and resinous wood

FINISH

Long, spicy, orange.

 

 


Written by David Cos

 

The text is an excerpt from "The Definitive Guide to Buying Vintage Macallan" (pp. 103 - 104), First Edition, published 2003 by Macallan Distillery Ltd. 



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