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Auction: SFW25 - An Evening of Fine and Rare Whiskies
Lot: 88

Macallan 1987 Cask - #3335
Distilled by The Macallan Distillery 13th April 1987.
Cask number 3335.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

Maturing in sherry hogshead.
Measuring 102 RLA 50.5% as of April 2017, producing around 288 bottles of 30-year-old Macallan at cask strength.
Lying in The Macallan bonded warehouse, Scotland.

Tasting Note by Scotland's leading whisky expert, Charles MacLean:
Deep umber; old polished oak. American oak sherry transport hogshead. Very light beading - to be expected at this strength.

A mild nose-feel effect, and a relatively closed nose initially. A warm and welcoming aroma - mellow and gentle, with top notes of dry oloroso sherry, mid notes of Christmas cake (with marzipan and icing) and a slightly burnt base note.

At natural strength the mouth-feel is drying. The taste is sweet, but not cloying - indeed there are traces of crystalized orange peel and angelica and some cooking spice in the long finish.

This is a terrific, understated, example of The Macallan. Gentle, sophisticated and unassuming, but still vivacious. "

*For Bonded Warehouse storage fees (in case of further maturing), and British Spirit Duty (in case of bottling) please consult the Spink team.

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