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1 full refill hogshead of macallan 1995 - cask 7738 - held in bond

Lot ID: 1017/798

one cask of macallan glenlivet single malt scotch whisky, originally purchased direct from macallan by the current owners. distilled 1995. originally filled into a refill hogshead. this cask was regauged on 07/08/2017. the regauged litres were found to be approximately 144.14 bulk litres at a strength of 58.0%. this would currently yield approximately 205 x 70cl bottles of whisky currently at 22 years old. distillery: macallan distilled: 1995 age: 22 years old cask no: 7738 cask type: refill hogshead original filled on 06/07/1995 with:154.10 litres of alcohol re-gauged: 07/08/2017 - 144.14 bulk litres cask strength: 58.00% abv this cask is held in bonded warehouse no 2; scotland. annual storage must be arranged direct with the warehouse after the sale. contact details will be given by the current cask owner. ownership of this cask is auctioned here in bond. the buyer will have ownership transferred to them once payment is processed post sale. any costs relating to removal from bond / bottling will be the responsibility of the new cask owner. once payment for this lot is received from the buyer, the money will be held by whisky online ltd and only transferred to the seller once the buyer is in full legal receipt of the cask to ensure buyer's transaction is fully protected, (payment is strictly by money transfer). please note: the original certificate of ownership was lost in a fire, a new transfer of ownership has been drafted up by the current owners. any further queries please do not hesitate to ask. non uk based owners/buyers must appoint a duty representative to act on his/her behalf for transfer of ownership. customs & excise refer to the owners as the representative’s.. please be aware of this regulation before bidding. whisky online auctions tasting notes: colour: amber. nose: beautifully earthy and fragrant. full of moss, ferns, all kinds of dried herbs, pumpernickel bread, wet leaves and mushroom powder. a cooling coal hearth, a touch of strawberry liqueur, some hessian and dunnage warehouse and a dusting of cocoa powder. beautifully integrated sherry and distillate.    palate: big, a little sharp at first, and full of spices like nutmeg, cinnamon powder, cloves and various other mulling spices. some cured meats, freshly baked brown bread, black olives, sage, rosemary and gorse flowers. a touch of desiccated cocoanut and muesli comes through as well. some more meaty notes in the form of bovril and beef stock.    finish: long, earthy, meaty and full of dark fruits and warming spices. quite a layered finish ending up on a long chocolatey fade.    comments: another blinding good mid-aged macallan. again, this could easily sail to 30 years of age without too much trouble it would appear. one that will certainly reward a little patience in the bond.   

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