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The Macallan Fine & Rare 1948

1948

THE YEAR THAT WAS

The National Health Service Acts are enacted in the UK, the Summer Olympics begin in London, while in New York, Babe Ruth, the American baseball player, dies aged 53. This year also saw the invention of the tape recorder and transistor as new technology moved mainstream, while in art, Jackson Pollock painted his famous composition Number 1 bolstering abstract expressionism.

Discover the Year
The Macallan Fine & Rare Bottle shoulders

No ENDEAVOUR is in vain; it’s REWARD is in the doing.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 

The Details

AGE OF WHISKY 53 Years Old

YEAR BOTTLED 2002

Cask Type Hogshead

CASK No. 609

TOTAL OUTTURN 124 Bottle Equivalents

TINT 25

AVAILABILITY 750ml, 700ml, 50ml

The Experience

  • COLOUR

    Rich Oak

  • NOSE

    Soft peat, lemon citrus and appley. Honey sweetness and balanced wood note.

  • PALATE

    Floral, light fruits with a lightly burnt peat smoke.

  • FINISH

    Excellent peat and light fruit balance.

  • STRENGTH

    45.3% vol Natural Cask Strength

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