Macallan 1946 Select Reserve
Added on Thursday, Jun 4, 2009 at 11:17 PM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: 52 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1946 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 40.00 % Region: Speyside
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only

To note, this is the "Select Reserve" 1946 (and not the 56 year old).

Member Ratings and Notes
Adam
 
Where do I start?

Pears, lemons, smoke wisps, fresh green seedless grapes, nectarines and tangerines, fleeting glue wisps, weird organic and grassy flavors... what the hell is going on here?  This tastes nothing like a Macallan, and man, is it really good.  I mean REALLY good.  The finish reminds me of some sort of fruity lollipop, with vague phenols.  Every sip reveals greater depth and complexity, becoming more sophisticated.  Truly amazing.  This is different without being too weird, elegant without being flat or weak or too subtle, and just so darn good without being too anything.  People always ask me, "What's the best whisky you've ever had?"  Well, that's not a fair question -- but to give a not-fair answer, this is one of them.
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