The Macallan Double Cask 18 Years Old, a perfectly balanced single malt whisky matured for 18 years in both American and European sherry seasoned oak casks. Sherry seasoned American oak adds delicate vanilla to the subtle spice of European oak, delivering a whisky with a sweeter, warmer taste and character. Color: Amber honey. Aroma: Dried fruits, ginger and toffee with rich orange and hints of clove with nutmeg. Palate: Rich raisin and sultana with notes of caramel, vanilla and ginger balanced by wood spice and zesty citrus. Finish: Warm oak spice with ginger turning to sweet orange.