The Macallan releases its new impeccable expression The Macallan Double Cask 12 years old, which is defined by the unmistakable distinction of the American oak style. The 100% Sherry seasoned, and 100% Natural Color, in keeping with The Macallan’s tradition, the unique whisky is saturated with the most distinctive characteristics of the American oak casks: citrus on the nose, honey-soaked wood, custard pie, cereal flavors and a smooth finish.
For The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old expression The Macallan brings new oak from America to Spain, where casks are crafted and sherry seasoned before being shipped to distillery in Speyside, where they are filled and matured for at least 12 years. These whiskies are then harmoniously combined with those aged in exceptional sherry seasoned European oak casks.
The delicate flavor of American oak imbue the Double Cask with vanilla, citrus and light oak that are juxtaposed to the traditional Macallan European oak character of dried fruit, sherry and wood spice affords a familiar back drop. The result is a fresh and approachable style of Macallan, rich in flavor, honeyed and indulgent, with a full viscous mouth feel. Suitable for all occasions, Double Cask 12 years old will attract and be appreciated by both existing and new Macallan drinkers.