The Macallan-40 year old
Lot 188
The Macallan-40 year old
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,047) inc. premium
Auction Details
Whisky Edinburgh
17 Jun 2009 11:00 BST

Auction 17244
Lot Details
The Macallan-40 year old
Distilled and bottled by The Macallan Distillers Ltd., Easter Elchies, Craigellachie.
A limited release of 450 bottles. In presentation case. Good label. Level: into neck. 70 cl. Single malt, 43% volume
1 bottle

Footnotes

  • This is the first time that one of these limited edition and highly rated The Macallan 40 year old's has appeared at auction. This is the only non vintage 40 year old ever to be released by The Macallan. It was released as a Travel Retail exclusive over 3 years ago and sold out extremely quickly.

    Tasting Notes
    Colour
    Amber with a hint of copper, with orange glow reflections
    Nose
    Exotic oriental aroma, jasmine and sandalwood
    Palate
    Massive flavour burst, orange zest, darkest chocolate, cinnamon, with a touch of wood smoke
    Finish
    Very long finish with character defining dried fruits
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