The Macallan Rare Cask
crafted to showcase complexity and depth, Rare Casck is drwan from the broadest spectrum of cascks, 16 different types, ever identified by the Master Whisky Maker.
Nose: Opulent, yet soft and slightly meandering, picture an orchestra setting up: quiet vanilla with deep notes, already in tune; raisin bold and booming, though only in spells; chocolate a star performer, but not a standout; a sweet ensemble of apple, lemon and orange, beautifully balanced with a spicy quartet of root ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. Then oak conducts, mature and elegant, with patience only time delivers.
Palate: The spicy quartet leads, loud and full, unwavering in their performance. Raisin dares to temper – and succeeds – but oak takes control; timeless, polished, rich and resonating. Vanilla and chocolate compliment each other in the background.
Finish: Light citrus zest, yet full and warming