Paid: $95 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Macallan / Edrington Group
Aged For: NAS
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Cask Type: “Sherry seasoned oak”
Chill Filtered: Yes?
Color Added: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Raisins, honey, malt, apple, caramel, oak, vanilla
Feel: Medium body
Taste: Caramel, light sherry, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, oak, and leather
Finish: Medium warmth and length, Dried fruits, vanilla, oak, sherry, pepper
Thoughts: Pretty basic for a sherry aged Macallan, the age on some of the malt has to be pretty young. I’m pretty disappointed in this release, especially compared to the more sherry forward 2017 version.
Score: 78 out of 100