Matured exclusively in hand-picked sherry seasoned oak casks fro Jerez, Spain & bottled to reveal the extraordinary character of a timeless spirit.
On the nose the whisky has Orange and lemon citrus dominates with sweet notes of nutmeg and ginger and hints of vanilla and polished oak. To taste it is ginger and nutmeg with a full bodied sweet vanilla and orange note. The finish is medium sweet, long dry with oak.
On the 2nd June 2018 Macallan opened their new £140 milllion disitllery in the grounds of Easter Elchies Manor House. It was designed by a London based company, Rodgers Stirk Harbour + Partners and has the most complicated roof structure in the world. 1,800 beams, 2,400 roof elements and more than 380,000 individual components. 95% of the energy used at the distillery will be from renewable resources.
Macallan name comes from Gaelic. Magh meaning ‘fertile ground’ and Ellan which is a reference to St Fillan who spent time in Scotland in the eighth century. The distillery was established 1824.