Tasting Notes – Macallan Whisky Maker’s Edition-Classic Travel Range
Colour: Full gold. Nose: Fresh fruit, ginger and toffee with hints of clove, nutmeg and polished oak. Palate: Bursts with spice, intermingled with a hint of charred oak. Finish: Is soft and slightly smoky with good length-by the Whisky Maker.
The Macallan Distillery
In 1824, the Elchies distillery, on 6 acres of rented ground, was licensed to Alexander Reid. The estate now covers 390 acres of which 90 acres are sown in the spring.
The distillery use their own exclusive minstrel barley variety to make the whisky.
The river Spey, one of Scotland’s most famous salmon rivers, borders the estate to the south and south-east.
From its founding it has had subsequent owners from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries into the present century.
The distillery has been recognised for its outstanding quality above all else. Today this remains the foundation for the worldwide fame of The Macallan making their whiskies highly sought after and collectible.