Manufacturer’s Notes: The Macallan Sherry oak’s journey from acorn to glass begins in the forests of northern Spain here grows spanish oak. The predominant wood species in which this single malt is matured typically. The tree is nearly one hundred years old when filled the rich timber is sawn into staves then travel south. Where, after further air drying. They are fashioned into casks and toasted over an open fire in the cooperages of jerez. Filled with dry oloroso sherry. The casks are left to season for up to two years before being emptied and shipped to the macallan distillery, speyside, scotland. Here the casks are filled with new make spirit and gently slumber for over twenty five year. Over this time it slowly matures into this single malt of great richness and character.
Macallan 25 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 750ml
Superlative Speysider from Macallan, this astonishing Macallan 25 Year Old is one of the most revered whiskies in the world. It received a perfect 100 out of 100 score from the Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago, 1999. It also received a Gold at the International Spirits Challenge. This release pre dates the move to annual releases in 2018.
This sublime spirit enjoys a cult following in some of the finest hotels and bars in the world where demand for the precious malt continually outstrips supply. Rated 100 out of 100 by the Beverage Institute of Chicago in 1999.
The Macallan 25 Year Old of Single Malts this great masterpiece is exclusively matured in Sherry oak casks for a minimum of 25 years. Satisfyingly complex, characterized by its rich color, aroma and flavor, with hints of dried fruits, smoke, and chocolate orange.
Aged for a quarter century in sherry-seasoned oak casks from Jerez, Spain, Macallan 25 is one of the rare creations to have received a perfect 100 point rating from the Beverage Testing Institute.
Very fruity, with notes of orange and pear on the nose. Also has a good dollop of sweet spices which develop into an almost smoky character. The sherry on the nose is refined and well balanced, with hints of honey and caramel.
Textbook malt delivery which gives way to a mouthful of dried apricots, prunes and figs. Hints of nutmeg and cinnamon weave in and out of an epic whack of honey that only a Speyside distillery of this kind of nobility can produce.
A long, full finish that carries fig, spices, chewy oak and a touch of light smoke.
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