An annual limited edition series that explores our approach to whisky making and exposes the detail of its creation; showcasing the absolute skill of our Whisky Makers. - The Macallan Distillery
The Macallan Edition No. 5 celebrates The Macallan’s extensive natural colour spectrum and the intricate whisky making process, focusing on cask influence. Only American oak casks were used in the making of this whisky; selected for their colour to deliver a rich, full flavour.
Official tasting Notes:
Vanilla and toffee with notes of oak, nutmeg, ginger, lemon basil and pear
Fresh and sweet with caramel moving into poached peaches and ripe pear. Quickly followed by a toffee sweetness with light oak spices in the form of nutmeg and hints of ginger in the background