Macallan Classic Cut 2017

Macallan Classic Cut

Paid: $90 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Macallan / Edrington

Region: Speyside

58.4% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Sherry Seasoned Casks

Chill Filtered: Unknown

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Chestnut

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Vanilla, honey, ginger, oak, light sherry, and caramel

Feel: Full bodied

Taste: Caramel, vanilla, raisin, cream, oak, white pepper, milk chocolate, and almond

Finish: Medium, lingering toffee and butterscotch oak with light sherry

Thoughts: Compared to the old CS it’s a bit of a letdown, but taken on its own it’s a very good drink.

Score: 87 out of 100

 

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