Macallan Rare Cask is a bottling belongin to the 1824 serie. The distillate is made from 16 different types of wood (casks), mainly first fill ones. Just about 1% of Macallan casks are used to create the Rare Cask.

  • ABV: 43%
  • Casks:  12 different kinds of wood
  • Age: not declared
  • Number of bottles: not declared
  • Price range: over 250€
  • Availability: average

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Tasting notes MACALLAN RARE CASK

Nose: the first perceivable note is bacon. Then a spicy aroma get delivered (black pepper in particular), together with tobacco. Then it’s the time of red fruit, cherry and black cherry. Dark chocolate completes the aromatic palette.

Palate: notes of dark chocolate, cherry, spices and dry fruits. It exhibits a good complexity.

Finish: long persistence. There are spicy notes, cocoa and once again red fruits (cherry and dark cherry).

The Macallan Rare Cask is a high quality scotch whisky, made from a good ex-sherry casks selection. The complexity is great and so the harmony pf the aromatic palette.

RATING 90

 

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