The first in a series of annual releases, this limited edition single malt tells a story of Scotland’s world-famous Hogmanay festivities celebrated annually on the 31st of December. Created from a selection of The Macallan’s American and European oak sherry seasoned casks, along with American ex-bourbon barrels, this release is a collaboration with acclaimed Japanese-French illustrator Erica Dorn. Presented in unique packaging to provide a special unboxing experience, Dorn’s playful abstract illustrations are inspired by the historic fire rituals dominant in New Year celebrations around the world. Bottled at 43%. (Bottle size 750ml)
Nose: Vanilla, butter rich, baked apple, baking biscuits, plum and almond.
Palate: Soft velvety sweetness reminiscent of shortbread with a rich mouth coating, vanilla sweetness, with lightly toasted marshmallow, dried oranges, fig and cinnamon.
Finish: Medium finish with sweet butterscotch and freshly baked biscuits.