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Macallan 1952 80 proof

Overall rating
93.83/100
votes
26
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rinaldi Import
Vintage
1952
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
45.85 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Market
it Italy
Added on
22 Jul 2010 8:28 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 4550,00

16 × in wishlist

26 × member ratings

23 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Macallan 1952 80 proof

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.83 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 98 points Moderator

    • Nose
      99 99
    • Taste
      97 97
    • Finish
      98 98

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 98 points Moderator

    I can't find the right words but this Macallan is for sure one of the best of its time. An era very different from the modern Macallans. Simply SUPERB!!!
    • Nose
      Rich and intensive sherry wood, sweet raisins, nuts and dried fruits, something leathery and ashy, faint peat and smoke, then ripe fruits, I can't list everything here
    • Taste
      Wow - so fresh and rich sherry notes with the very great and famous sweetness of Macallan. Very oily, liquorice, thick and mellow like a syrup. Lots of dried fruits, raisins, nuts, soot, little leathery, chocolate, espresso and much more
    • Finish
      Long and warm, the sweetness is neverending

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 98 points Moderator

    Full body sherry with the famous sweetness. Just fantastic!

  4. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    96 points from Serge @ whiskyfun.com

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