CASK 609 Distilled in 1948 and held in old sherry hogshead until bottling at the age of 53 years in 2002. Colour is of rich oak. A nose that is soft peat, lemon citrus and appley. Honey sweetness and balanced wood note. A palate of floral, light fruits with a lightly burnt peat smoke. A finish of excellent peat and light fruit balance. Price can fluctuate and may change without notice. Delivery of the Vintage Macallans may take up to two months or more. Total outturn 124 bottles. Alcohol 45.3% natural cask strength.
All Macallan bottled by the distillery has been matured in oak sherry casks from Spain; most of these are Spanish oak, imparting rich, resinous flavours and deeper colours. Other casks are American oak, imparting more delicate floral, vanilla flavours and a lighter colour. All casks are of oak, and thus natural plant material, through which the Macallan breathes over many years. The colour of The Macallan is all natural