Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - Rich nut brown color. Aroma has sherry cask written all over it in the lush, ripe, dried fruit fragrances of raisins and prunes. Taste profile features dark honey and oloroso sherry flavors that are luxurious and classical. Finishes long, sap-like, maple-like. Wow. (Mar 2015)
This new offering from The Macallan is 100% matured in sherry oak casks, hand-selected to create a whisky that is exceptionally dark and rich. RARE CASK brings together two of the most important pillars of The Macallan: the natural color and the sherry-seasoned oak casks. This single malt whisky showcases the full spectrum of natural color, giving the whisky its classic Macallan character.