Macallan Speymalt 1974

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ABV: 43.0%
Vintage: 1974
Cask Type: First fill Sherry Butt
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Region: Speyside
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl



Macallan Speymalt 1974 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Matured in a First fill Sherry butt. bottled 2016 by Gordon & MacPhail.

Tasting Notes


Nose: Rich fruit cake aromas mingle with fig, plum, and subtle aniseed notes. A hint of beeswax polish develops. Taste: Initially drying on the tongue with cherry, plum, and orange flavours complemented by undertones of clove. Charred oak and tobacco combine on the 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.


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