Whisky Review – Macallan 12 Sherry Cask

Macallan 12 Sherry Cask

Region: Speyside
ABV: 43%
E150: No
Chill-filtered: Yes
Cask Type: Sherry Casks


Colour: Amber

Nose: Raisin, honey, grape, malt, nutmeg, cinnamon, grass

Palate: Sherry, malt, dried red fruits, ginger, chocolate

Finish: Medium, ginger, sherry, mineral, malt

Score: 78/100

Always a great introduction to Scotch Single Malt, the Macallan 12 is great for beginner, no off notes, nice sherry fruit, malt, and spice profile. Decent complexity, easy for beginners to pick out and learn. Part of the Scotch starter pack that I would recommend trying out.

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