What's in a name? Macallan 1970 - Speymalt (Gordon & MacPhail) whisky is called whisky because it's produced in Scotland. Were it from America it would be spelled Macallan 1970 - Speymalt (Gordon & MacPhail) whiskey, rather than whisky.
Nose: Sherried sweetness from the outset, with notes of spiced rum and a smattering of marzipan.
Palate: Hot Christmas cake, bursting with delicious, warming spices.
Finish: Long and lasting.
Overall: Brilliance liquefied.