Macallan 1965 / Speymalt
70cl / 43%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1965 vintage Macallan from veteran independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail. Bottled in 2012 at well over 45 years of age, this was aged in a first fill sherry butt. As can be seen from the producer's tasting notes below, this is a classic 1960s sherried Speyside with notes of citrus, vanilla and butter fudge.
(£832.50 ex. VAT)
More Details:CountryScotlandRegionSpeysideBottlerGordon & MacphailSeriesSpeymaltVintage1965Bottling Date2012Cask TypeSherry
Aroma without water: Sweet wine aromas, some vanilla and a defined cocoa bean nose emerges. Hints of soft fruits linger in the background. Well balanced.
Taste without water: Initially sweet, with hints of dark chocolate, smooth, with a defined freshness present. Hints of menthol linger. Gentle and very smooth.
Aroma with water: Burst of coconut aromas, subtle hints of vanilla and gorse bush notes emerge. More fruity with a defined citrus edge. Hints of butter fudge also emerge.
Taste with water: Sweet initially, with a very delicate hint of mixed spices developing. Touch of dark chocolate lingers.
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