The Macallan Sherry Oak 40 Year (2017 Release)
The Macallan // Highlands, Scotland
Released in December 2017, this bottling from The Macallan is part of their Sherry Oak series. It is comprised of 40 year old whisky aged entirely in oloroso sherry seasoned casks. They use three different types in its composition: European oak sherry butt, European oak sherry hogshead, and American oak sherry butt. This is bottled at 44% ABV with 465 bottles produced. Only 70 will be available in the US.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask TypeEuropean oak sherry butt & hogshead, American oak sherry butt