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FINE & RARE 1979


The Year that Was

In the UK, Margaret Thatcher was elected as the country’s first female Prime Minister, while,at The Macallan, Peter Shiach was appointed chairman. Tech giant Sony launched the ‘Walkman’ – allowing music to be enjoyed on the move – while tech rival Philips demonstrated the compact disk (or CD) publicly for the first time. This year also saw the iconic board game ‘Trivial Pursuit’ launched.

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The Macallan Fine & Rare Bottle label detail
The Macallan Fine & Rare Bottle Top on black background

The two most powerful warriors are PATIENCE and TIME.

Leo Tolstoy
The Macallan Fine & Rare 1979 Tasting Notes Diagram

The Details

AGE OF WHISKY 40 Years Old


CASK TYPE Refill Sherry Puncheon

CASK No. 2803

TOTAL OUTTURN 338 Bottle Equivalents


AVAILABILITY 750ml, 700ml, 50ml

The Experience

  • Colour

    Burnished Antique Oak

  • Nose

    Rich dried fruits with gentle peat smoke. A hint of orange citrus, balanced with antique oak spice and warming ginger.

  • Palate

    Fresh with oak spice followed with richness of dried figs and dates, the gentle peat smoke in the background throughout.

  • Finish

    Medium long, with warming oak spice and honey sweetness.

  • Strength

    57.2%vol, Natural Cask Strength

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