- Macallan 16 Year Old 1997 Old Particular
Macallan 16 Year Old 1997 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Single refill hogshead #10235 bottled March 2014 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Old Particular series.
Nose: Opens clean & fresh, carrying an attractive sweet barley character.
Palate: Early sweet/honey’d quality + a spicy, citric style + Szechuan pepper.
Finish: Long & lingering, still fruitily spiced, carrying an orange zest character.
The Macallan Distillery
Macallan Single Malt Whiskey
The Macallan Distillery was established by Alexander Reid in 1824 as Elchies Distillery near Easter Elchies House. Easter Elchies House dates back to 1700 and the estate itself to at least the 17th century. Macallan Distillery is a malt whisky distillery situated in Speyside whisky region. The old still house was re-commissioned in 2008 and now Macallan Distillery operates with two still houses sheltering twenty-one copper stills. A brand new distillery is under construction and designed to house thirty one stills thereby retaining Macallan amongst the top producers by volume. On-site maturation is carried out in traditional dunnage warehouses and by racking in large new warehouses on the estate. Popular official releases include Macallan 18 Year Old and Macallan 30 Year Old.