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The Macallan
Fine & Rare 1956

1956

THE YEAR THAT WAS

Rock ‘n’ Roll dance craze sweeps the world and Elvis Presley enters the charts for the first time with ‘Heartbreak Hotel’. Actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The US tests the first aerial hydrogen bomb over Namu islet, Bikini Atoll. The first black-and-white portable TV sets begin to hit the market and the Summer Olympics are held in Melbourne, Australia.

Discover the Year
The Macallan Fine & Rare Bottle label angled

Every instant of TIME is a pinprick of ETERNITY.

Marcus Aurelius
 

The Details

AGE OF WHISKY 15 Years Old

YEAR BOTTLED 1971

ORIGIN Acquired in bottle from a private collection.

TOTAL OUTTURN 57 Bottle Equivalents

TINT 22

AVAILABILITY 750ml, 700ml

The Experience

  • COLOUR

    Oak

  • NOSE

    Fresh forest fruits, honey, wood resins, orange zest, with a hint of peat smoke.

  • PALATE

    Sweet ginger spice, dried fruit and peat.

  • FINISH

    Fruity, with a drying lingering soft peat smoke finish.

  • STRENGTH

    46.2% vol Natural Cask Strength

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