Macallan Master Blender Bob Dalgarno called upon the sensory skills of Master Perfumer Roja Dove to help create the third edition in its annual series. A variety of whisky samples were brought to Dove, who then described the notes of each sample to help Dalgarno form Edition No. 3. Using a combination of European and American oak casks, the whisky is described as having a notes and flavors of vanilla, fruit cake, citrus, dark chocolate, and burnished oak.
The Macallan's latest whisky pays tribute to the brand's first true custodian
The bottle celebrates Captain John Grant, who saw the potential of the Macallan's home on Easter Elchies Estate in 1700.