The Macallan Red Collection 71 Years Old
The Red Collection - 71 Years Old
71 Years in the Making
It has been an amazing and incredibly memorable experience to nose and carefully select the casks for The Red Collection. Creating this wonderful range simply would not have been possible without the skill and experience of the current whisky team, combined with previous generations of whisky mastery at The Macallan.Sarah Burgess, Lead Whisky Maker at The Macallan
A sweet and spicy opening with Wood spices, soft ginger, nutmeg and orange peel moving into rich vanilla reminiscent of a crème brulee. There are underlying notes of honeydew melon and fig.
The sweet and spicy characteristics continue on the palate with a sweet ginger sponge moving into the creamy vanilla flavours of a baked custard tart. Finally moving into a combination of lapsang souchong and treacle tart.
A medium finish rich in Wood smoke, peach and hazelnut