The Macallan 50 Year Old 2018 Release

The Macallan 50 Year Old 2018 Release

(0.75l, 44%)


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Taste Five Decades of History.

Macallan is shorthand for elegant, and no wonder Mr. Bond loved it. Almost two centuries old distillery has the knowledge, experience, and imagination to pull of some of the greatest expressions on this side of the Solar system. Maybe it’s all in their classified specially cultured barley and state-of-the-art gear; maybe it’s simply magic.

Now, if you’re around since 1824, you can do some impressive things – like releasing a 50-year-old Scotch! The Beatles came out with Hey Jude and we were a year away from moonwalking (not the Jackson’s kind, the real one) when this Spirit started its maturing. Now it’s ready and it’s something we haven’t seen before. Half a century in European sherry oak butt brought out only the best in this Macallan – rich and complex color, lush vanilla-forward fruity and spicy flavors, and just the right amount of peat. Truly, history in a bottle. 
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
    United Kingdom, Scotland
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
  • Age
  • Maturation
    European sherry oak butt

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Scotch Whisky is almost never aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation, while many times ageing process and flavor finishing is concluded in various wine casks, such as sherry or port.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Vivacious amber.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Spicy wood vanilla opening with notes of blackcurrant and a rich peaty background.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Sweet oak vanillas, toffee and fudge, followed by pepper corns and orange peel.

Long, slightly dry and peaty finish with a luxurious viscous coating. 
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