From its unusually small, hand-beaten copper stills to its insistence upon sherry ageing, The Macallan is the only distillery to use sherry wood exclusively. Always aged in dry oloroso casks, shipped unbroken from Spain, The Macallan is a purposefully traditionalist distillery. The results are The Macallan being sought after and savoured by discerning whisky lovers in the world’s finest hotels, bars and restaurants.
Some of you lucky fans of “The Macallan Canada” scotch whisky Facebook page will have the opportunity to attend a private tasting tonight or tomorrow to sample some of the world’s finest scotch-whisky.
The Macallan Portfolio: From classic Sherry Oak and triple cask matured Fine Oak to rare and limited expressions, there is a perfect dram for every taste and occasion.
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‘Scotch’ Whisky Defined
In order to be classed as a ‘Scotch’ Whisky, the spirit, made from a mash of cereals, must have been matured in an oak cask in Scotland for a minimum of three years. It must also be bottled at a minimum strength of 40% alcohol by volume.
Blended Scotch Whisky
‘Blended’ Scotch Whisky is Scotch Whisky distilled at more than one distillery from a combination of malted barley and other cereals.
Blended ‘Malt’ Scotch Whisky
Blended ‘Malt’ Scotch Whisky is Scotch Whisky distilled at more than one distillery entirely from malted barley.
‘Single’ Malt Scotch Whisky
‘Single’ Malt Scotch Whisky is Scotch Whisky distilled at a single distillery entirely from malted barley.