The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old is the perfect balance of 100% sherry seasoned American and European oak, a marriage of 2 wood types. Smooth, sweet and balanced. e de ning style is American oak – citrus and light oak balanced by the expected Macallan character of rich fruit and wood spice. A pairing of sherry seasoned European and American oak casks combine in a perfect harmony of avours and natural colour. The American oak travels thousands of miles to Spain where it is seasoned with Oloroso Sherry alongside its European cousin for 18 months. Th e casks are then transported to Scotland where they are lledwith The Macallan new make spirit. Matured under the watchful eye of the whisky maker and his team, Bob Dalgarno expertly "marries" together these two di erent cask typesto create e Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old.