Paid: $105 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Macallan / Edrington Group
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