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Macallan 1954 Rinaldi Import 45.85% 1954

€ 7.599,96 (excl. Vat)
9.195,95 (incl. Vat)
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Distillery

Macallan

Bottler

OB

Serie distilled by R. Kemp, Macallan-Glenlivet Rinaldi Import
Bottled for Campbell Hope & King for Rinaldi Import
Distilled date 1954
Bottling date 1969
Country Scotland
Region

Speyside

Age 15
Cask Type Sherry Wood
Cask Number X
Alcohol percentage 45.85
Volume 0,75
Condition No Original Container
Stock 1


Serge Valentin (96)

Colour: dark gold (paler than the 1958).

Nose: probably less sherry than in the 1958, but even more elegance. More straightforward, more mineral, ashy, beautifully metallic, flinty... Also more on mint / eucalyptus, old turpentine, linseed oil... It’s only after a few minutes that more definite notes of sherry come through, sultanas, rum, gooseberries... Superb notes of leather polish as well. Again, extremely elegant.

Mouth: totally fantastic. Stunning balance and stunning complexity, fresh fruits, sherry, oak and malt. Thrilling mouth feel. Let me give you just a sample of all you get in this one: sultanas, tangerines, wax, fir honey, very old pu-erh tea, Russian tobacco, mint drops, old rancio, smoke... right, right, the rest will be censored by WF’s integrated anti-maltoporn brigade.

One of these bottles that helped to build the Macallan’s legend I think, and further proof that not only old whiskies that are dark in colour are fabulous.

4.6 stars - 1 professional reviews
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