- Macallan 35 Years Old 1977 Director's Cut
Macallan 35 Year Old 1977 Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #8682. Distilled May 1977 and bottled June 2012 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Director's Cut series. 137 bottles.
Nose: Carries wooden fruit boxes – softens to Scotch tablet/vanilla fudge, honey and citric tones.
Palate: Nicely spiced – gingery – lightly oaked + a treacle toffee and biscuit quality with a late cognac suggestion.
Finish: Long, warming – still sweetly spiced – now lightly smoked with a late mocha’d finish.
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.