The Macallan Edition No.1 is the first release of what is going to be an annual limited edition from the Macallan Distillery. A special selection of oak casks will be handpicked to crafted into an Edition each year, and Edition No.1 was introduced in 2015.
Macallan defines their unique art of whisky making through an unusual spectrum of selected casks for Edition No.1. This distinctive high quality single malt is made from whiskies aged in eight different styles of European and American oak casks, and each cask was chosen by the Macallan Master Whisky Maker, Bob Dalgarno, with the idea to create a rich and complex whisky. Matured in 58% Butts, 23% Hogshead and 19% Puncheon casks, it delivers a palate that is light and soft and finishes rich and dark.
atured in the following 8 types of cask:
▪︎ 1st Fill Tevasa Butt (EU)
▪︎ 1st Fill Toneleria Hudo Butts (EU)
▪︎ 1st Fill Vasyma Puncheons (AM)
▪︎ 1st Fill J&M Martin Butts (EU)
▪︎ 1st Fill Gonzalez Byass Butts (EU)
▪︎ 1st Fill Tevasa Puncheons (EU)
▪︎ 2nd Fill Sherry Hogsheads (EU)
▪︎ 2nd Fill Sherry Butts (EU)
Macallan Edition No.1 in a wooden box is a special edition that’s limited to only 1,500 bottles and exclusively in Taiwan.
48% ABV / 700ml
Colour: Natural Honey
Nose: Orange, apple and dried fruit notes with a vibrant and rich aroma. Vanilla, toffee and chocolate underlay oak overtones.
Plate: Warming wood spices open follwed by nutemeg, cinnamon, hints of dried giger and toffee. Fruit appears later – fresh and balanced with fresh oak.
Finish: Soft and lingering.