Macallan 10 year old Sherry Oak Malt Whisky
Discontinued Distillery Edition.
Location Speyside region. Central district Aberlour.
Water source On site bore holes.
Macallan 10 year old Sherry Oak Malt Whisky is matured in selected sherry oak casks from Jerez, Spain.
Macallan 10 year old Sherry Oak Malt Whisky Tasting Notes;
Colour: Pale Gold
Nose: A hint of sweet toffee balanced with dried fruits and sherry.
Palate: Smooth with dried fruits, sherry sweetness and wood smoke.
Finish: Dried fruits, sweet toffee and a hint of wood spice.
Macallan Malt Whisky Distillery History.
Established by Alexander Reid in 1824 when he obtained a license to operate on a small hill overlooking the River Spey in the village of Craigellachie.. The following year, Reid formed the Alexander Reid & Co., remaining head of the distillery, known as Macallan, until his death in 1847. His son, also named Alexander, who led the company until his own death in 1858, succeeded Reid.
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