The Macallan has released Classic Cut 2020 Edition, a higher strength single malt created to deliver a full and heightened flavour. As the fourth edition in the Classic Cut limited annual series, the 2020 release demonstrates The Macallan’s continuous quest to seek out the extraordinary and offers a remarkable flavour journey of discovery.
For the first time in the series, which is designed to offer a different flavour experience year on year, The Macallan Whisky Mastery Team had the freedom the explore The Macallan’s different cask types to create the peerless single malt.
The Macallan Whisky Maker, Polly Logan used her skill and experience to craft the expression using a comb.ination of sherry seasoned European oak casks and ex-bourbon American oak casks to create a single malt with a unique flavour and character.
Whisky Maker’s Notes:
Colour: Sunlit straw
Aroma: Vanilla with candied orange peel and honey, sweet sultana and raisin with fresh oak and thyme.
Palate: Ginger warmth, sweet orange, vanilla and honey with a fresh vibrant oak.
Finish: Sweet and zingy which travels through to lingering fresh thyme.