Mac-Talla Mara Islay Single Malt Whisky
Key Facts About This Whisky
Bottler: Morrison Distillers
Region: Islay, Scotch
Cask Type: American Oak
Alcohol by Volume: 58.2%
Bottled: Natural colour and without chill-filtration
Bottle Size: 700ml
Awards: Silver Medal at the International Spirits Challenge 2021, Gold Medal at Meingingers International Spirits Awards 2023
Mac-Talla Mara Scotch Tasting Notes
Official tasting notes
Nose: Intense bonfire smoke with hints of citrus zest.
Palate: Smoked barbecue meat, charred oak and a long powerful finish. Intense and smoky for those adventurous palates.
Colour: Natural colour; pale straw. Thickly coats my glass, with multiple legs running down the side of the glass in parallel.
Nose: Marzipan and almonds. Pebbles on the wet sand of the beach. Peat smoke from the nearby campfire. Soft citrus fruits, including lemon. At 58.2% the alcohol is very well integrated on the nose, with no alcohol burn.
Palate: Medium to full mouthfeel, with a pleasing oiliness that coats the mouth. More of that almond marzipan, balanced against gentle citrus fruits. Islay peat smoke, working well against the almond and citrus. There’s a creaminess to this whisky, vanilla cream, perhaps the combination of the ABV and the cask.
Finish: Medium to long finish with vanilla, oak a touch of spice and warmth.
You can find the full review of MacTalla Mara here.
About MacTalla Mara
MacTalla Mara is an Islay single malt scotch whisky. It takes the drinker on a journey across the island, showcasing the variety and depth of tastes that Islay has to offer. The Morrison family have a long-standing history with this island and their knowledge and expertise ensure the highest quality of every single drop of whisky that is bottled under the Mac-Talla brand.
Mac-Talla Mara reflects the shores of Islay where two worlds collide: the wild fiery sea and the unforgiving land. Bold and brave, powerful and smoky. The spirit of Islay, and the taste of Mara.
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