Speymalt From Macallan 2005

Speymalt from Macallan

Paid: $60 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Macallan / Gordon & MachPhail

Region: Speyside

43% ABV

Aged For: 9 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Sherry Casks

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Pale gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Beeswax, honeycomb, golden raisin, citrus, malt, vanilla, white wine

Feel:Light bodied, creamy

Taste: Dried fruit, citrus, touch of sherry, cinnamon, and milk chocolate

Finish: Warm, lingering, white pepper, nutmeg, vanilla, milk chocolate, oak, and dried citrus

Thoughts: Lots of gentle chocolates and fruit in this one, and ideal introductory speyside.

Score: 83 out of 100

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