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Macallan 1946

Overall rating
94.37/100
votes
22
Whiskybase ID
WB25369
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Fine & Rare
Vintage
1946
Bottled
2002
Stated Age
56 years old
Casktype
Married Hogshead
Casknumber
46/3M
Number of bottles
350
Strength
44.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 Sep 2011 1:01 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 22159.09

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Whisky Reviews for Macallan 1946

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.37 points

  1. Suevia scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Great whisky but has seen cask too much for a couple of years for my taste.
    The distinct peat smoke note is exciting!
    • Nose
      95 95
      An insane number of different types of honey, especially thyme honey. Wax, peach, mirabelle plum, lemon glaze. In the background very fine, elegant peat smoke. Great, raised nose.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Oak spice, honey, clear peat smoke, later coffee, lemon and grapefruit. Smooth and ending with oak notes
    • Finish
      88 88
      medium length, oak, espresso.

  2. Allandale did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Bottled at 56 years old.

    Very attractive deep yellow,town colour.

    Spicy aroma,especially cinnamon. Syrupy. Lapping on the tongue.

    Lemony. Dry, herbal. 

    Slightly medicinal.

    Phenol. Peat smoke.

  3. Drk Neknul scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Tasted as part of the 'Rarities Charity Tasting and Dinner' at Villa Konthor on the occasion of Whisky Fair Limburg 2016.

  4. The Macallan scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    A wonderful dram and even better then the other 1946 Select Reserve. A pleasure and a privilege to taste such a lovely dram.
    • Nose
      Peatsmoke and heavy fruit (reduced: nice smokey, citrus, cacao and very refined)
    • Taste
      Dry, chewy, some peat, spicy and well balanced (reduced: very light fruity notes like citrus and some apple typical macallan).
    • Finish
      Light, warm and long with a nice echo of peat smoke.

  5. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Producer`s Tasting Notes

    "NOSE: Rich lemon citrus nose with strong peat smoke.
    Hints of ginger spices and apple fruitsPALATE: Good lemon with mature wood and peat smoke
    FINISH: Lingering peats and wood smoke"TWE

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