This is the 2023 release of Macallan Double Cask 18 Year Old. Matured over 18 years in American and European sherry seasoned oak casks. The sherry seasoned American oak adds delicate hints of vanilla to the subtle spice of the European oak. The result is a whisky with a sweeter profile and warmer taste. The two oak maturing process creates a perfect harmony within this exceptional single malt whisky. The whisky is aged in specially selected hand-crafted casks previouly seasoned with dry Oloroso sherry. The American oak imparts delicate flavours of vanilla, citrus and butterscotch. The European oak delivers the unmistakable subtle spice of The Macallan. Once matured, these two exceptional whiskies unite to create a distinctive single malt. Best enjoyed neat or over ice.
Colour: Amber honey
Nose: Dried fruit, ginger and toffee. Rich orange with hints of clove and nutmeg.
Palate: Rich raisin and sultana flavours, with notes of caramel, vanilla and ginger, balanced by wood spice and zesty citrus.
Finish: Warm oak spice with hints of ginger, evolving to notes of sweet orange.