The Macallan Distillery

Founded in 1824 by Alexander Reid on the Easter Elchies estate in Craigellachie, Scotland, The Macallan began as a small operation, producing whisky primarily for local consumption. However, it didn't take long for the distillery to gain recognition for its exceptional craftsmanship and commitment to quality. In the early 20th century, under the ownership of Roderick Kemp, The Macallan started focusing on producing single malt Scotch whisky exclusively. This decision marked a significant departure from the prevailing practice of blending whiskies, showcasing The Macallan's dedication to the purity and unique character of its single malts. Over the years, the distillery's reputation continued to grow, and by the mid-20th century, it had become synonymous with excellence in Scotch whisky. The Macallan's importance in the Scotch whisky industry is underscored by its pioneering approach to cask maturation. The distillery is renowned for using high-quality oak casks, often sourced from Jerez, Spain, which previously held sherry. In recent years, The Macallan has broken records at auctions, with certain bottles fetching unprecedented prices. This highlights not only the quality of the liquid but also the brand's cultural significance and the passion it inspires among collectors and connoisseurs. The Macallan's legacy in the history of Scotch whisky is characterized by its unwavering commitment to craftsmanship, innovation in maturation techniques, and the creation of some of the most sought-after and revered single malts in the world.

72-Year-Old, Single Malt Lalique Genesis Decanter
No. 6 Lalique, Single Malt
James Bond 60th Anniversary Set, Decades I-VI, Single Malt
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72-Year-Old, Single Malt Lalique Genesis Decanter

Released in 2018, this limited-edition single malt Scotch whisky represents an extraordinary feat of aging, as it spent a staggering 72 years maturing in sherry-seasoned oak casks at The Macallan's distillery in Craigellachie, Scotland. This expression is part of The Macallan's prestigious Genesis series, which pays homage to the construction of the new Macallan distillery that began in 2018. The significance of the Genesis name lies in the idea that this whisky was distilled in the same year that the construction of the new distillery commenced, symbolizing a new era for The Macallan. The Macallan 72-Year-Old Genesis is highly sought-after, with only 600 individually numbered bottles produced. The spirit is presented in a handcrafted crystal decanter adorned with engravings inspired by the distinctive architectural features of The Macallan's new distillery.

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No. 6 Lalique, Single Malt

The Macallan No. 6 Lalique is a collaboration between The Macallan distillery and Lalique, the renowned French crystal house. This exceptional expression is a part of The Macallan's prestigious Six Pillars Collection, a series that honors the six guiding principles at the heart of The Macallan's whisky-making philosophy. Released in 2018, Macallan No. 6 is presented in a Lalique crystal decanter, meticulously crafted and adorned with an intricate design inspired by The Macallan's iconic triangular shape and the distillery's spiritual home, Easter Elchies House. Limited to just 500 bottles worldwide, this single malt has been matured in a combination of sherry-seasoned American and European oak casks.

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James Bond 60th Anniversary Set, Decades I-VI, Single Malt

After featuring in the movie Skyfall with Bond drinking the Macallan Fine & Rare 1962 as an ode to Bond’s 50th Anniversary, The Macallan released the James Bond 60th Anniversary Set in 2022. This wasn't just a single celebratory whisky; it was a meticulously crafted collection of six limited-edition single malts, each one dedicated to showcase a different decade of Bond. Each bottle in the collection is covered in artwork inspired by the corresponding Bond films from that decade.