Founded in 1824 in the heart of Speyside, The Macallan was one of the first distilleries in Scotland to be legally licensed. Since then it has built a reputation as one of the worlds leading single malt whiskies.
The fine oak series is a lighter style of Macallan that is the perfect balance of whisky aged in sherry and bourbon seasoned oak casks. A rich straw colored whisky with a sublime, full nose with a hint of rose and cinnamon. The palate has intense rich chocolate flavors with a hint of orange and raisin. The finish lingers with a hint of chocolate, orange and dried fruit.
The addition of American oak Bourbon-seasoned barrels imparts aromas and flavors slightly drier and more oaky than the American oak sherry casks, with more pronounced flavors of coconut, but still with the lighter color and sweetness associated with American oak. (from The Macallan)