The Macallan Millennium Decanter-50 year old-1949

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Lot 39
The Macallan Millennium Decanter-50 year old-1949

Sold for £ 21,250 (US$ 28,454) inc. premium

Whisky Sale

7 Jun 2017, 11:00 BST

Edinburgh

The Macallan Millennium Decanter-50 year old-1949
Distilled 14th January 1949. Distilled and bottled by The Macallan Distillers Ltd., Easter Elchies, Craigellachie.
Three casks filled on the same date were selected for marrying at strengths between 50.2% and 50.8% volume, before bottling at the final strength. Caithness Crystal decanter with copper collar accompanied by copper mounted stopper. In wooden presentation case. Level: filled to 700 ml. Single malt, 43% volume
1 crystal decanter

Footnotes

  • Tasting note:
    On the nose: Richly phenolic, cloves, coriander, orange and lemons. Some apples, hints of cereals and complimentary wood.
    On the palate: Rich, smoky, peaty phenolics. Wood influence with dried fruits and citrus. Some resinous spice; cloves and coriander.
    The finish: Rich citrus and wood, enveloped by pear.
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