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FINE & RARE 1974


The Year that Was

The Nobel Prize winning writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn is expelled from the Soviet Union. After 84 days in space, the final crew of the US space station, Skylab, return safely to earth. US President Richard Nixon is forced to resign, Lord Lucan disappeared and Stephen Hawking proposed a new Black Hole theory. Boxer Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’.

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HISTORY is philosophy derived from EXAMPLES.

Dionysius of Halicarnassus
The Macallan Fine & Rare 1974 Tasting Notes Diagram

The Details

AGE OF WHISKY 30 Years Old


CASK TYPE Puncheon

CASK No. 929038

TOTAL OUTTURN 527 Bottle Equivalents


AVAILABILITY 750ml, 700ml, 50ml

The Experience

  • Colour


  • Nose

    Rich chocolate orange, raisins, custard, sandalwood, cinnamon/cloves with a hint of wood smoke.

  • Palate

    Abundant wood spices, blackcurrant, softer citrus fruits and a touch of peat.

  • Finish

    Lingering with fruits and spices.

  • Strength

    56.5%vol, Natural Cask Strength

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