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The Macallan Fine & Rare 1970

1970

THE YEAR THAT WAS

Concorde flew for the first time and instigated the very first supersonic service between London and New York. Pan American World Airways offered reservations for a flight to the moon – with some 93,000 people signing up that year. Jimi Hendrix, the inspirational rock guitarist, died, while in Edinburgh, the Commonwealth Games are held in Scotland for the very first time.

Discover the Year
The Macallan Fine & Rare Bottle neck angle

All NOBLE things are as difficult as they are RARE.

Bernard Spinoza
 

The Details

AGE OF WHISKY 32 Years Old

YEAR BOTTLED 2002

CASK TYPE Butt

CASK No. 241

TOTAL OUTTURN 544 Bottle Equivalents

TINT 60

AVAILABILITY 750ml, 700ml, 50ml

The Experience

  • COLOUR

    Elm Burr

  • NOSE

    Powerful prunes and raisiny nose with very assertive clove spices. Treacle toffee background.

  • PALATE

    Drying wood resins – cloves with a balanced dried fruit character.

  • FINISH

    Dry resinous wood – first fill sherry cask – Pedro Ximenez like.

  • STRENGTH

    54.9% vol Natural Cask Strength

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