The Macallan nº 6 is a limited edition whisky part of The Macallan Masters Decanter Series created to showcase the beautiful range of The Macallan’s natural colour, The Macallan nº 6 delivers classic Macallan character in a celebration of richness and spice.
The Macallan nº 6 is a rich and elegant single malt, enticingly dark in colour.
The Macallan nº 6 brings together the art of whisky making with Lalique exquisite craftsmanship to create a stunning whisky encased in the finest crystal decanter with six facets.
This rich, complex single malt takes its unique natural colour and character from first fill sherry seasoned oak casks from Spain, handcrafted by the master craftsmen of Jerez de la Frontera, the home of sherry. The casks are taken from a single cooperage in order to ensure the infinite quality and character at the heart of this rich single malt. The cooperage exclusively creates Spanish oak casks which, once seasoned with sherry, create the unique flavour of this exquisite whisky.
Rich in spice and dried fruit with a layer of heady orange groves, this is an enticing, dark, whisky that delivers classic Macallan character.
Testing notes by The Macallan Destillery about The Macallan nº6
Colour: Spanish Sunset
Nose: Raisin, dates and figs dominate whilst sultana and toffee apples add texture and depth. The weight of flavour from the raisins is dark and rich with great viscosity. Dry ginger and soft cinnamon hint at the edges the edges. Dark chocolate is majestic, vanilla sweetness lingers in the background.
Palate: Heavy and sumptuous. A rich fruit cake of raisin, dates and figs, apples, sultanas, orange then ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and hints of clove. Oak notes are like velvet, soft and chic.
Finish: Silky smooth with a long and full finish.
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