This has the benefit of almost certainly being true. Vanilla imparts sweetness, leading citrus fruits forward then allowing chocolate to show. Macallan has been enjoying a phenomenal run at auction in recent years, and these new records at Bonhams could mark the beginning of new era for aged Scotch whisky at auction and abatement in the dominance of Japanese whisky in the sale room. Finish: A lingering combination of wood spice and orange peel — mouth-coating. A bit citrussy on the nose with an okay finish. The parallels may not be too direct when it comes to creating flavour in the kitchen versus the dunnage warehouse, so this whisky has the potential to be a fresh perspective on cask selection and blending.
The adition of lemon and more vanilla to the trademark Macallan sherry, delivers great taste and balance. Palate: Sweet fruit, vanilla and rich fruit cake with suggestions of apricot, pear and crisp green apple. Having managed to acquire a bottle of each expression to sample side-by-side, I had the opportunity to not only consider the quality of the whisky but also the effect of the various cask selections and how each release fits into the range as a whole. The distinctive and dynamic character of Edition No. Given some time things brighten up with a spray of orange oil and marmalade on a sponge cake fresh from the oven. Peter Blake is most famous for working with The Beatles to create the iconic cover of Sgt. Orange oil provides subtle grandeur while ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg flit in and out in various guises.
Burnished oak delivers a soft ending. That information will be held by us in accordance with our although, in the case where you only give us your name and contact details in connection with a review, we will never use that information for any promotional or marketing purposes. I will say that this had the best fragrance of any Scotch I have tried. You'll need to or before bidding. With unparalleled nosing ability, the title Master Perfumer is bestowed only on those who have produced signatures considered benchmarks in the perfume industry. For more information on the Edition No. Nose: A very well-rounded and balanced nose begins with orange peel, cinnamon-dusted sultanas, sugared almonds and sponge cake.
Hints of ginger are balanced with a light resinous oak finale. Nose: Noticeably lighter than the previous Editions with sweet and floral notes dominating initially: warm vanilla fudge and heather honey, with orange blossom tying us back to the previous releases. A powerful and invigorating mouth feel as if standing on top of the new distillery in the Speyside breeze. You now have the unique opportunity to purchase this lot. The midpalate sees richer notes of toffee and all butter flapjacks appear, and towards the back of the palate oak-led spice takes the lead.
Balance is provided again the form of a refreshing burst of orange oil and some stone fruit. Given some time wood spice becomes more dominant with a lingering vanilla toffee. As a result, the whisky is a combination of six American and European oak casks, with deliciously sweet, floral notes up front. The best aroma, very light taste I tried a sample of Edition 3. These initial notes are closely followed by vanilla, currants, dried fruits, brown sugar and some autumnal notes — perfect for this time of the year. I do think that the palate and taste were very light; many people would love it ut I prefer more flavorful drams. You guys need to stay with what you know and stop working with Perfume makers.
This bottle will be dispatched within 24 hours of your order date on working days. The verdict: The result of this collaboration is an extraordinary dram of Scotch whisky, which offers multitude of delicious notes from nose to palate. Finish: The fruit and nut theme gently fades and leaves an interesting roasted malt character. I wasn't sure how this would compare to Edition No. The nose is nice but the palate and the finish are absolutely beautiful. The barley is soaked in water, turned on a malting floor see picture and then dried in a kiln, which catalyzes and then abruptly halts germination, releasing the starch in the grain.
On this fruitier side there is a very gentle lightly-poached pear with just a smattering of wood spice. To support this demand production is currently in the process of moving to a , with unconfirmed reports of a capacity of around 15 million litres per annum. This is joined with some earthy spice including dark cocoa, which together with the orange peel evokes a dark chocolate orange. Please, for the children… Why not switch to a nice new browser like: , or. Macallan recently released their third instalment of the annual Edition series: The Macallan Edition No. Very well executed Again the mission was clear and the result successful.
You'll need to accept the auction terms and conditions before bidding. Exactly the sort of whisky that would work very well as the flagship of a core range. Hints of ginger and cinnamon are balanced with a light resinous oak finale. The nose is nicely rounded-off by notes of citrus zest, hints of tropical notes, toasted barley, sherry and eucalyptus. The legal stuff: not providing your contact details may mean we have to delete your comments if another member of our community complains about them. You can't place any bids just yet, as we still need to verify your phone number.
While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit. Not a significant departure from the first release, Edition No. The Highlands is by far the largest -producing region in Scotland. Nose: Reminiscent of a fine fragrance, the nose leads with vanilla ice cream, fresh cut oak and delicate florals. Sadly its now an old dog, senile and a bit dribbly - there are stains on its bean bag and it smells weird. Given what we have seen so far, I look forward to Edition No. This one delivers again exactly what it promises: perfume for the nose and huge amusement for the palate.