Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask

  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling

70cl / 40%

4 (18 Reviews)

Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask

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£51.95

£43.29 ex VAT

(£74.21 per litre)

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Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask has been aged in a combination of American oak and ex-sherry casks. This is a rich whisky which combines fruity citrus and caramel with spicy ginger and nutmeg.

Tasting Notes (1)

Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask

70cl / 40%

In Stock

£51.95

Flavour Profile

Style

  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness

Character

  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Ginger Ginger
  • Nutmeg Nutmeg
  • Raisins Raisins
  • Orange Orange
  • Custard Custard
Facts

Facts

  • Bottler Icon

    Bottler

    Distillery Bottling

  • Age Icon

    Age

    12 Year Old

  • Country Icon

    Country

    Scotland

  • Region Icon

    Region

    Speyside

  • Cask Type Icon

    Cask Type

    Oloroso Sherry

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    • Colour

      Harvest sun.

    • Aroma

      Creamy butterscotch, toffee apple, candied orange, vanilla custard, and newly felled oak.

    • Palate

      Wood spices (ginger and nutmeg), citrus, caramel, raisins and resinous.

    • Finish

      Oak lingers, warm, sweet and drying.

Customer Reviews

Reviews (18)

Reviews

  • 4

    leon

    Bought the 50ml sampler. Very nice. Good nose, but some harshness at the back of the mouth. I may get some for Christmas. Very nice 'flavor'. I'm learning lots buying samplers.....

  • 5

    Singlmalt

    I have never been a fan of Macallan 12 scotch. I thoroughly enjoyed Macallan 18 Until the jump on price made it very difficult to continue enjoying. Then came mac 12 double cask. Delightful. I shade lighter than Mac 18 At a third of the price. Recently a magnum came on the market which was a pleasant surprise

  • 4

    Anonymous

    This is interesting stuff from Macallan. The usual Macallan rancio sherry fruit is kind of in the background behind the spice from the oak. There is also a butterscotch/ toffee like creamyness that is mentioned in the producers’ tasting notes. This is not quite the sherry bomb that the Macallan 12yr sherry oak is. As far as I’m concerned that’s the real Macallan. I think it’s worlds better than the Macallan fine oak series which they wisely made to appeal to current trends. I’m a relatively young whisky drinker (41). However, when it comes to scotch I’m pretty old school. Sherry or peat (or some combination of the two). Personal preferences aside, this is pretty good stuff that is worth a try, especially for experienced whisky drinkers like me who think they’ve tried it all.

  • 5

    DanTheMan

    Just perfect, IF you like the Sherry ones tjis one is really a bargain! Smooth and rich flavour and not to sweet! The Arbelour Abbunadh still is the best thoug!

  • 3

    New Amber

    It's good, no doubt about it, but very similar to the Macallan Amber, in taste and in price too.

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