Macallan Edition No. 2

Macallan no. 2

Paid: $105 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Macallan / Edrington Group

Region: Speyside

48.2% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: American and European oak Sherry puncheons, butts, and refill hogsheads

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Sunset yellow

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Hazelnut, clove, sherry, chocolate, espresso, maple syrup, and berries.

Taste: Fig, oak, cinnamon, ginger, caramel and vanilla. Slight oiliness and very sweet.

Finish: Lingering gingersnap and sherry with a slight warmth.

Thoughts: I think the first edition was a bit “Darker” and I preferred it a bit more. However an increased ABV and solid flavors, while keeping price (Modern pricing not historic) within reason makes this come recommended from me.

Score: 86 out of 100

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