The Macallan 21 yo ‘Fine Oak’ (43%)
Nose: quite rich in a classic Speyside style. Stewed fruits (peaches, oranges) with honey and vanilla. Some oak polish and spices (candied ginger) and hay. The brightness is quite appealing. Mouth: again rather mature and rather oily, showing fruits (mostly oranges and peaches) and marmalade, toffee and cake, underlined by a good dose of sweet oak. Cinnamon and vanilla. Neutral but not bland. Maybe even a hint of passion fruits. Finish: long, malty and spicy. Very well-mannered.
A couple of really good casks were used to create this Macallan 21, although the end result is aimed to please most.