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Whisky: Macallan Select Oak
Age: NAS
Type: Single malt
Cask Type: Firstfill European Oak and American Oak, Oloroso Finish
Strength: 40%
Distillery: Macallan Distillery
Country: Scotland: Speyside
Date: 27-08-2011
Nose: Faint, dark sweetness, blossom, hints of sherry.
Flavour: Smooth, chocolate, slightly spicy, figs, salty, some butter. Pleasant finish.
Body: Oily, round, slightly creamy, charming, quite dynamic finish.
Comments: It might be a complex marriage of different types of casks, but the effort was well worth it. Should be the default Macallan in my book.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- ---- (7.5)
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