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Macallan 12-year-old

Overall rating
84.68/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Sherry Oak
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
english / français
Market
ca Canada
Added on
02 Sep 2013 12:14 pm

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Whisky Reviews for Macallan 12-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.68 points

  1. VaryingViewpoint scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Flavoured water.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      70 70

  2. Hotspur000 scored this whisky 70 points Member Junior

    Metallic taste in the arrival. Somewhat acrid. 

    Didn't like it. 

  3. molar3rd scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Big sherry just i like. A classic Macallan! Sheer joy, Sultanas, plums, some orange peel as well, all very thick and luscious and syrupy. I like this one very very much.

    Palate: Sweet stuff! Sultanas in liquor, some chocolate notes, plums, prunes, a real festivity of all dried fruit, sugar and some spice. Ace!

    Finish: Long fruity (dried fruit remain for some time), with wee hints of cocoa.

    In one word: Ace. a real gem of a dram.

    http://whiskyisrael.co.il/2010/10/25/whisky-israel-sherry-mostly-summit-2/

     

     

  4. didi1893 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A very pleasant Sherrymalt. Delicious!
    • Nose
      Powerful sherry with dark fruits, sweetness and a hint of raisins rise to the nose, subtle notes of wood with a light fruit.
    • Taste
      Again, a lot of sherry, creamy and sweet in the mouth, a wooden taste paired with fruit and sherry again.
    • Finish
      The fruity finish is long and strong. After the last sherry has vanished, a subtle bitter, slightly woody note remains on the palate. Somehow I can not define this taste, in any case it is a pleasant aftertaste or aftertaste.

  5. FineSpirits_butler1 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Armin Fuchs and me found this bottle in almost every bar during our stay in Japan in spring 2015.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. FineSpirits_butler1 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Quick single dram.

    Not worth the money for me.
    • Nose
      Modern Speyside character with some fuits.

      After about 30 min it gets profoundly better/fuller with sweetness and chocolate, some raisins.
    • Taste
      Vanilla and spices from the cask. Nutty.
    • Finish
      Woody with some raisins.

  7. jparrish56 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    The nose and finish are a good to great feel for sherry. The finish leaves your mouth watering and craving more. It is tough to have just 1 dram, can be a bit too much sherry at some points, but overall very strong. 87/100
    • Nose
      Dried fruits, raisins, dates, pruins a bit of honey and a fantastic aroma of Sherry.
    • Taste
      Light to full body, Chocolate, heavy oak, berry, marzupan 
    • Finish
      Medium to long finish, A drop of water can help to open up the wonderful Sherry notes on the end, candied dates, walnuts linger on the pallate along with other dried fruit. Allspice, clove, and a bit of brown sugar near the end. 

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