The Macallan 18 Year Old 1990 was described as the Best malt in the world in the Whisky Magazine, 2004. Macallan has successfully created an exclusive, well sherried whisky, a must have for all whisky drinkers an collectors. Nose: Honey, lavender and oak. Palate: Sweet on the palate with notes of lavender, wood and sherried spice. Then some dried fruit and more honey. Finish: Long, sweet finish with a touch of cinnamon.