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Macallan 1940

Overall rating
93.78/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Fine & Rare
Vintage
1940
Stated Age
37 years old
Number of bottles
132
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
16 Jan 2012 5:25 am
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 39772,67

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93
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92
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92
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92
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91
Connoisseur Allandale
90
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90

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Whisky Reviews for Macallan 1940

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.78 points

  1. Allandale scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    First bottled as a 37 year old in 1977.

    Slightly darker than the earlier bottling.

    Considerably maltier and sweeter.

    Lime zest, cilantro and garden mint.

    Finish very dry, but no astringency.

  2. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Producer`s Tasting Notes

    "NOSE:
    Heavy burnt peat dominates the nose with dried fruits and vanilla
    toffee notes breaking through on second nosing. Some hints of light
    citrus fruits with a floral note
    PALATE: Peaty with some dried fruits and nuts with a late and sweetening toffee character

    FINISH: Wood maturity is enhanced with peat smoke to linger for a long and dry finish"
    TWE

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