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Macallan 07-year-old

Overall rating
85.28/100
votes
114
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Giovinetti & Figli import
Bottled
2004
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010719077007
Added on
23 Sep 2008 3:31 pm

Average value

€ 389,00

10 × in wishlist

114 × member ratings

321 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Macallan 07-year-old

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.28 points

  1. mmaclean scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    This bottle was an ebay purchase. I had been emailing over a few weeks with this guy from Riverside, Ca. USA and he agreed to meet me and do the exchange. He was a traverler who found rare bottles in duty free airports. Good find for the collection and cool guy too. Havent opened it though, anyone no what this tastes like?

  2. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Sure it's an older bottling, but I am not sure if this is better than the standard 12 year old. It is a pleasant whisky with a nicely fruity sherry core, but just not complex enough for me to want to buy full bottle. From an full, official 5cl miniature.

  3. Bendrachm did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Very nice!
    • Nose
      Toast with strawberry jam. Fresh, sweet saw dust. Toffee. 
    • Taste
      Dry. Hot on the tongue. Orange marmelade. Maple syrup. Ginseng tea with lemon. 
    • Finish
      Nice, sweet and lasting. 

  4. The Macallan scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    The aroma gives expectations to all the flavors. A great young Macallan who's got a lot to offer.
    • Nose
      Soft, malt, sherry, young, apples, citrus, dried apricots very volatile. 
    • Taste
      Sweet, dried fruit, warm, round and very pleasant.
    • Finish
      Dry with fruity wine influences, firm and slightly drying

  5. mrbugsb scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Daan Tje scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Pleasant, light, not 'ripe'.

    The different layers are not well connected.

    Appetizing.

    On the nose slender, smooth in the taste, at the finish much oak wood and a little 'sticky'.

    Tasting with FineSpirits_butler1.
    • Nose
      Apples, apple pastry, custard, alcohol - going into gasoline, nuttiness, oak with grapes, light caramel, idea white wine, idea cotton candy, almonds, dark chocolate, milk coffee, wood, small green grapes, fruit bars ('Heinerle'), subtle clue sherry, fruit tea, something baked (wood), spice, oak clear with a slight spice, subtle clue cherries, orange juice, caramel wood, slightly fermented pineapple, Sherry is somewhat clearer, idea 'Viss'-abrasive, a drop of included wine vinegar, some pleasant floral components, tobacco leaf, idea Sulfur
    • Taste
      Apples, citrus acidity, Sherry (first bitter, then becoming sweet and fruity), tartness of the wood emerges, sweet, coffee powder, sweetness of honey, tobacco leaf, cocoa powder, later nuttiness, idea peas
    • Finish
      Wood (from the Sherry cask), citrus, vanilla bean, apples in alcohol, grape stems, some 'hot', dry wood (wood dust), distinct tartness, you can feel the young age, idea vodka, unseasoned popcorn, vanilla sauce, later more round, rye bread, herbes (sage-like), Clove, gets more dry (dry paper)

  9. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    N: sherry, creamy chipolata, almond paste dried fruits, dark chocolate, dates, pepper and some smoke
    T: spicy, wood, some rubber, oily, yellow raisins and floral
    F: sweet sugar, vanilla/custard, medium spicy - pepper and later bitter fruits - orange, apple and citrus
    sample from www.whiskysample.nl

  10. wcotting scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      84 84

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