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Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak

A brilliant young sherry Mac

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@galgReview by @galg

25th Oct 2010

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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.

I will not review the Macallan 18 as I've reviewed it in the past, but this time, it really did not strike me as that good. I think the problem was with the spirit, which was stored in a nearly empty bottle (as shown in the photo) which led to too much oxidization of the spirit, and loosing some flavours.

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