The Macallan Exceptional Single Cask 2017/ESB-11650/02 Limited Edition



Created for the United States and parts of Asia, the “Exceptional Single Cask” series was launched in 2017, with all whiskies entirely matured in Sherry-seasoned casks filled between 1995 and 2004 and with age statements ranging from 12 to 22 years. Distilled in 2004 and bottled in August 2017 after maturation in a European Oak Sherry butt, Exceptional cask No.2 was finally bottled at natural strength with an outturn of 298 bottles. From this beautiful, ruby-red coloured Macallan, expect aromas and flavours of dried raisins, honey and toasted almonds as well as root ginger and spice. Natural colour and non chill filtered.


Rife with powerfully spicy hits of deeply rooted ginger, like a sampling of vintage sassafras cream soda from an old-time candy shop, the scents of homemade sweets and delicacies filling your sense with child-like wonderment, this sampling of The Macallan Exceptional Single Cask series – Cask 2017/ESB-11650/02 is a rich, full-bodied sipping experience, Finished in European Oak Sherry Butt casks and bottled in Aug 2017, this single malt was released in a run of merely 298 bottles. The aroma is a tender wave of dried raisins dipped in honey over slivers of creamy almonds. On the palate, the taste shifts to bites of spiced ginger root, honey-coated almonds, and hints of aged oak.

NOSEDried raisins with honey roasted almonds.

TASTEStrong root ginger, with honeyed almonds and oak.

FINISHSpice tingle at the front, leaving a sweet nut mouth coating.


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