The Macallan Sienna - 1824 Series
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The Macallan Sienna
The third darkest and third most expensive bottling in the no age statement, sherry matured 1824 Series from The Macallan. Sienna is a naturally occuring pigment, referring not only to the hue of this expression but to the fact that The Macallan's whiskies are all released with no added colouring.
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Nose: Noticeably bigger than Gold and Amber, orange peel, vanilla sugar and hot cross buns.
Palate: Raisins and dried apricots, ripe greengages, frozen currants.
Finish: Fruity and slightly spiced with a touch of anise.
Overall: This is where the 1824 Series becomes more intense.
Now THIS is The Macallan.
Best whiskey ever
Tried a sample at The MACALLEN distillery in Scotland and thought it was nice. Just opened the bottle I purchased and poured a couple of glasses here in California and shared them with my landlord and his wife and they thought it was mazing. So smooth and creamy and full of flavour.
1st September 2014
I tried this in a flight of about 15 others and ended up liking this one so much that I paid the higher cost to ensure it was the only think I drank (alcohol wise) the rest of the time I was in Scotland
28th June 2014
Spicy, dried fruits, orange and peanut butter are prevalent in this dram. I was seriously impressed after the average Gold. Age statements are important, but quality is king, and this Macallan is quality.
21st June 2014
This is what I have come to expect from The Macallan. Gold...tap water. Amber was a wonderful dram, but Sienna is superb. The nose, the palate, the spicy long finish....beautiful. At $155 Canadian, The Macallan Sienna - 1824 Series is worth every penny. Thank you.......allan
20th May 2014
Amber is really good but the Sienna is almost perfect.
28th March 2014
is rating a whisky before you've tried it. Feel free to complain all you like without rating, but some people use the ratings as a guide for what to buy. Giving 1 star because you don't like their marketing unfairly skews the average rating.
There's probably no age because it's likely a mix of different casks of different ages. Even if it's 80% 18 years and 20% 10 years, by law they can only state 10 years, so it doesn't make sense to label it and have people unfairly judge it.
That said, I have in fact sampled the Sienna and found it to be quite delicious. Fairly balanced with some good fruits, sweet, and spice. I'm knocking half a star because I can find equally good whisky for around £50.
4th January 2014
Wow! This is definitively my favorite of the 1824 series. I opened the Ruby first, asuming that the most expesive would be the best. I was wrong. THIS is THE ONE! If someone tries to insist on age declaration, Sienna is the most similar to the Macallan 18 years old, sherry oak. Beautiful tastes & aroma mixture, not too hard, long lasting aftertaste. I love it to bits!
25th November 2013
is calling someone stupid just because you do not agree with them
2nd November 2013
Age Statement again
I think this is a mix from different casks and ages, so no age stated. Basically, you can guess the age from the price. I mean, what age can you buy from Macallan for £64.64 ?
28th October 2013
No Age Statement
Reviewing a whisky without tasting it and basing your one star on appearance alone. Stupidity.
20th October 2013
Until Macallan come to the senses and return to telling consumers just how old their whisky is, I am keeping well away. At £65 a bottle I believe I am entitled to know its age - Why are Macallan hiding the ages of their whiskys?
30th September 2013
Seeing how it was my sons first birthday I purchased a bottle based on various reviews and I will never look back, the aromas flavours and after taste that lingers with the sweetness possessed meant this will not be coming out too often, as I wish to savour every last drop!!