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THE MACALLAN
FINE & RARE 1973

1973

The Year that Was

The United States and The People’s Republic of China agreed to establish liaison offices following President Richard Nixon’s visit to mainland China. Pablo Picasso and JR Tolkien both die in this year, and the controversial 18-rated horror film ‘The Exorcist’ shocks cinema-goers worldwide. Meanwhile the Scotsman, Jackie Stewart, wins the last of his three Formula One World Championship titles.

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The Macallan Fine & Rare Bottle Top and neck on angle
The Macallan Fine & Rare Bottle shoulders left side

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 
The Macallan Fine & Rare 1973 Tasting Notes Diagram

The Details

AGE OF WHISKY 30 Years Old

YEAR BOTTLED 2003

CASK TYPE Butt

CASK No. 6098

TOTAL OUTTURN 534 Bottle Equivalents

TINT 14

AVAILABILITY 750ml, 700ml, 50ml

The Experience

  • Colour

    Beech

  • Nose

    Profusion of fruit; summer compote of orange, melon and raspberry.

  • Palate

    Cinnamon spice; balanced sweetness.

  • Finish

    Orangey, full and long.

  • Strength

    60.6%vol Natural Cask Strength

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