One of the most popular distilleries in the world, over the last four decades Macallan has built probably the best reputation for quality malt whisky and is the most sought-after whisky for collectors. Rare expressions can change hands for thousands of pounds and prices for such bottles are continuously going up. Macallan built its enviable rep ... Read More »
For the fourth edition of Macallan's Masters of Photography series, Elliott Erwitt, arguably the world's most influential living photographer, was commissioned to create a series of 58 prints. Only 35 sets of each have made available worldwide, with each print accompanying a different single cask bottling. This contains print number 32 and comes from cask 4378.
For the fourth edition of Macallan's Masters of Photography series, Elliott Erwitt, arguably the world's most influential living photographer, was commissioned to create a series of 58 prints. Only 35 sets of each have made available worldwide, with each print accompanying a different single cask bottling. This contains print number 57 and comes from cask 3203.
A 1965 vintage Macallan from veteran independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail. Bottled in 2012 at well over 45 years of age, this was aged in a first fill sherry butt. As can be seen from the producer's tasting notes below, this is a classic 1960s sherried Speyside with notes of citrus, vanilla and butter fudge.
The second of Macallan's Masters of Photography series sensibly avoids the controversies of the first, with a special 20yo sherried whisky and a book of photos by Albert Watson on the journey of the sherry cask. The presentation box contains ten of these photos reproduced as special prints.
A long-matured 1966 vintage Macallan as part of independent bottler Gordon & Macphail's Speymalt series. This was aged for just under half a century – judging by the colour in a sherry cask – before being bottled in 2014.
A 1966 vintage whisky from Macallan. This has been aged for 340years and bottled in the June 1996. Presented in a distinguished wooden presentation box, bottled by Signatory for their Singatory Vintage Rare Reserve range.
A 1966 vintage Macallan from independent bottler Signatory as part of the Rare Reserve series. Distilled on 16 June, it was aged in cask 4181 for 34 years before 204 bottles were yielded on 7 September 2000.
An incredible collectors bottling from Macallan, the third in a range of royal bottlings, with only 1953 sets produced. This set celebrates Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953, 60 years before the release, and comprises two sherry cask matured whiskies - one from American oak, one from Spanish.
One of the hugely sought-after series of sherried Macallans released at the tail end of the 1990s. Bottled in small batches from casks deemed to good to be added to the vat for the standard 18yo, these Gran Reservas are now very hard to come by.