The Macallan Classic Cut 2017 to 2023 Tasting Set.

Introduction to The Macallan Classic Cut 2017-2023 Tasting Box

Welcome to a journey through seven years of exceptional whiskey production with The Macallan Classic Cut tasting box from 2017 to 2023. This exclusive collection captures the essence of The Macallan's most distinctive whiskies, each with its own unique blend of flavors and aromas.

The Classic Cut series is known for its powerful character and unusual complexity, with each vintage offering a unique flavor profile. Whether you are new to the world of whiskey or a seasoned connoisseur, this tasting box will allow you to explore and appreciate the subtle differences between each vintage, from the intense 2017 to the latest 2023 release.

The pictures are from the current bottles that were "Breaked" for Batch 1.

The Macallan Classic Cut 2023 (50.3%)

The latest version that combines freshness and spice.

Made using a blend of casks to create a whiskey that combines freshness with subtle spicy notes.

Nose: Lively notes of orange peel and fresh coriander with warm vanilla notes.

Palate: Soft taste with balanced spice and fruit notes.

Aftertaste: Delicate and elegant with a smooth finish of sweetness and spice.
An elegant and smooth finish with a subtle combination of sweetness and spice that lingers.

The Macallan Classic Cut 2022 (52.2%)

Full-bodied and rich in flavor notes.

This edition was carefully created by balancing sherry seasoned oak casks, resulting in a whiskey with extraordinary body.

Nose: Raisins, prunes and fresh citrus.
Palate: Caramelized sugar, spices and dark chocolate.
Aftertaste: Complex and rich with a satisfying finish.

Complexity and richness meet in a satisfying finish that leaves a long aftertaste.

The Macallan Classic Cut 2021 (51%)

Deep and complex with layers of flavor notes.

Produced with a focus on depth and complexity, achieved through the use of oak casks that contribute to the whiskey's rich flavor profile.

Nose: Ripe plums and toasted oak barrels.
Palate: Elements of dried fruit, nuts and a hint of smoke.

Aftertaste: Persistently sweet and spicy.

Complex and sweet with a spicy finish that lingers and leaves a deep aftertaste.

The Macallan Classic Cut 2020 (55%)

Fresh and lively with lighter fruity notes.

Matured in a mix of casks that accentuate the freshness and fruity flavor notes while maintaining the fullness of the whisky.

Nose: Fresh notes of lemon and green apples with a subtle sweetness of honey.

Palate: Explosive flavors of fresh fruit and spicy ginger.

Aftertaste: Clean and fresh with a persistent spicy heat.

Clean and fresh, with a lingering spicy heat that leaves a crisp aftertaste.


The Macallan Classic Cut 2019 (52.9%)

A deeper and more powerful version with stronger flavor notes.

Created with a combination of American and European oak casks, giving deeper flavor notes and a powerful whiskey with great complexity.

Nose: Rich aromas of fruit, baked apples and spices.

Palate: Flavors of sherry, vanilla and molasses.

Aftertaste: Long with a rich finish of oak and sherry.

Rich flavor notes with a long aftertaste, where oak and sherry unite in a powerful finish.

The Macallan Classic Cut 2018 (51.2%)

Softer than 2017 with caramel and nutty notes.

Produced using sherry seasoned casks which provide a softer flavor profile with caramel and nutty notes resulting in a balanced whisky.

Nose: An aromatic balance of caramel and spicy notes.

Palate: Layers of roasted nuts, dried fruit and cinnamon.

Aftertaste: Warm and long with chocolate and spices.

Soft and sweet with a warm finish of spices and roasted nuts that gives a long and pleasant aftertaste.

The Macallan Classic Cut 2017 (58%)

This edition was created with carefully selected sherry-seasoned oak casks, which give an intense and full flavor that highlights the character of the whiskey.

Nose: Intense citrus notes mixed with vanilla and a touch of spice.

Palate: The combination of sweet vanilla and spicy ginger with ripe oranges.

Aftertaste: Long and warm with spices and light sweetness.

A powerful whiskey with a rich and spicy finish that leaves a long and warm aftertaste.

The Macallan Classic Cut range, spanning from 2017 to 2023, represents a unique journey through time, taste and craftsmanship. Each bottle reflects The Macallan's dedication to quality and innovation, providing a range of whiskeys with intense, fruity and spicy flavor notes.

From the powerful 2017 edition to the refined and harmonious 2023 edition, the range showcases an exquisite balance of flavor profiles that will appeal to whiskey enthusiasts and collectors alike.

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