Macallan A Night on Earth in Scotland 2022 43% NV

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Distillery Macallan
Bottler OB
Serie Seasonal Release
Bottled for Hogmanay 2022
Distilled date Not Specified
Bottling date 2022
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Cask Type Bourbon & Sherry
Cask Number Bottle code L 0232E L02 19/07
Alcohol percentage 40
Volume 0,70
Condition In original container
Label Perfect
Stock 0

Professional reviews

Serge Valentin (85)

It seems that this rather expensive NAS was mainly matured in American oak, including bourbon barrels. I would dare to say that I really like the name of this expression, which reminds me a bit of François Truffaut, don't ask me why. There had already been a 'Night on Earth' in late 2021 but I never tasted it. Colour: gold. Nose: it reminds me a bit of the early Fine Oaks, with a rather simple but nicely floral and fruity nose. I find a lot of jasmine and orange blossom, maybe even rose petals, then simply apple and pear juice, vanilla, honeysuckle, acacia honey, and then a plum tart sprinkled with cinnamon. As it should be! Nice nose. Mouth: a light and quite elegant Macallan, rather close to a Balvenie we will say, with vanilla, tarte tatin, quince cake, ripe mirabelles, and barley sugar. I find it very consensual and certainly far from the 'historic' Macallans. Perhaps there is a bit of sherry in it, but it is very discreet. Some sultanas, perhaps. Finish: rather short but fresh and playful, fruity, mainly on apple pie. A light honey is back on the retro-olfaction. Comments: nothing to say, it's good! No comments

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An Enchanting Whisky Journey

Macallan, a name synonymous with excellence and craftsmanship in the whisky world, has once again captivated whisky enthusiasts with its latest release, A Night on Earth in Scotland 2022. This limited edition expression takes us on a sensory journey through the captivating landscapes of Scotland, showcasing the distillery's commitment to creating exceptional single malt whiskies.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, A Night on Earth in Scotland 2022 is a celebration of the natural beauty and diverse terroir of the Scottish countryside. From the rugged mountains to the picturesque lochs, Macallan has captured the essence of Scotland's enchanting nights in this remarkable whisky.

Bottled at 43% ABV, this expression strikes a perfect balance between depth and approachability. Upon pouring a glass, one is immediately greeted by a rich and inviting aroma, with hints of warm oak, dried fruits, and a subtle touch of spice. The nose alone transports the senses to the mystical landscapes of Scotland, evoking a sense of wonder and anticipation.

On the palate, A Night on Earth in Scotland 2022 reveals its true character. The velvety texture coats the tongue, unveiling flavors of sweet caramel, ripe orchard fruits, and a gentle embrace of oak. There is a harmonious interplay between the sweetness and the oak influence, creating a complexity that unfolds with each sip. The whisky lingers on the palate, leaving a delightful warmth and a lingering finish that invites further exploration.

What sets Macallan apart is its unwavering commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Every element of the production process, from the sourcing of the finest barley to the meticulous cask selection and maturation, is conducted with utmost care and expertise. This dedication to excellence is evident in every drop of A Night on Earth in Scotland 2022, showcasing Macallan's unrivaled mastery in the art of whisky making.

As with all Macallan expressions, A Night on Earth in Scotland 2022 is presented in a beautifully designed bottle that reflects the elegance and sophistication of the brand. Each sip is an invitation to immerse oneself in the rich heritage and storied tradition that Macallan embodies.

With its limited availability, A Night on Earth in Scotland 2022 is a true collector's item and a must-have for whisky enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. Whether enjoyed as a special treat or added to a cherished whisky collection, this expression embodies the spirit of Scotland and the mastery of Macallan, taking us on an unforgettable whisky journey under the night sky.

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