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The Macallan Fine & Rare 1971

1971

THE YEAR THAT WAS

The first boreholes are sunk at The Macallan Estate, and microwaves and VCRs enter the consumer market for the first time. The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age in the US from 21 to 18. Soviet dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn received the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the environmental campaign group, Greenpeace, was founded in Vancouver, Canada.

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 30 Years Old

YEAR BOTTLED 2002

CASK TYPE Butt

CASK No. 4280

TOTAL OUTTURN 536 Bottle Equivalents

TINT 52

AVAILABILITY 750ml, 700ml, 50ml

The Experience

  • COLOUR

    Mahogany

  • NOSE

    Clear prunes and other mixed dried fruits with complex wood spices – cloves, ginger and nutmeg.

  • PALATE

    Prunes and raisins balanced with clove spice and wood.

  • FINISH

    Dried fruits and drying spice delivering a long finish.

  • STRENGTH

    56.4% vol Natural Cask Strength

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