The Macallan Edition Nº5


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The Macallan Edition Nº5 is this mythical distillery's homage to the diversity and complexity of natural colour. Inspired by a combination of mastery, whisky expertise, and colour knowledge, this unique Single Malt celebrates both The Macallan's commitment to natural colour and the complex process of making whisky.

The Macallan Edition Nº5 is a new Special Edition that is dressed in a striking purple colour. Purple is the most complex colour in the rainbow, it feels natural and is the ideal shade to highlight the equally complex process of making The Macallan whisky.

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Technical sheet

Category:Whisky (Spirits)
Producer: The Macallan Distillers
Volume: 70cl
Alcohol Vol.: 48.5%
Country: Scotland
Type Of Whisky: Single Malt

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The Macallan Edition Nº5


  • Color: Amber with orange reflections.
  • Aroma: Aroma of vanilla, toffee, with spicy notes of oak, nutmeg, ginger and basil limonera.
  • Taste: Fresh, sweet with hints of caramel, candied peaches, pear, toffee and spices. Its finish is sweet and lasting on the palate.

PRODUCER: The Macallan.

COUNTRY: Scotland.

PRODUCTION DETAILS: This whiskey is aged in oak barrricas that give it its special and distinctive character. Its color is inspired by The Macallan whiskey, it is aged in 525 oak barrels in different wineries and is chosen for its color, reaching the similar color to the pantone which is used as a reference. It can be enjoyed only with ice or mixed with other drinks in cocktails.

ALCOHOL: 48.5%

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The Producer

The Macallan Distillers

The Macallan Distillers

The Macallan emerged in 1824 when Alexander Reid, a local farmer, got one of the first licenses to distill whiskey and leased 8 acres (just over 3 has) from the Earl of Seafield in order to establish the The Macallan Distillery.

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View Color Nose Aromas of amber vanilla and caramel with notes of oak, nutmeg, ginger, basil and lemon pear
Palate: fresh and sweet on the palate with caramel and pear poached peach ripe
Quickly followed by caramel sweetness with slight oak spices as nutmeg and hints of ginger in the background.
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