Rich amber with a wonderful golden brown shimmer. The drops are extremely slow and cumbersome after swinging back into the glass.
Fruity sherry pours out of the glass. After the first pinch of sweet fruit has disappeared, an extremely nutty aroma dominates. Fine vanilla mixes with delicious caramel. The 40 percent alcohol is surprisingly very noticeable and bite easily in the nose. Again dark fruits like raisins or dates with a touch of chocolate.
The first impression: spicy wood! Relatively little fruit, but extremely spicy wood. Slightly bitter the Macallan unfolds a fine sharpness. The spiciness becomes spicier and exudes an increasingly intense nut aroma. The second sip of dark fruits with chocolate are noticeable, then again spicy, fine sharp wood. In the end, nut again.
The finish begins as the taste ends. In short: spicy, fine bitter wood. For a long time, the finish emits a plump warmth. The finish ends nuttily with a spicy sharpness.