The Macallan has unveiled Estate, an extremely special new single malt containing rare spirit distilled with barley grown at Easter Elchies estate, the iconic home of the world-famous whisky.
A rich and complex whisky with a remarkably long finish, The Macallan Estate was created by Whisky Makers to celebrate the single malt’s peerless provenance and heritage.
It also represents a unique opportunity to experience a single malt containing spirit made from The Macallan’s precious home-grown barley, which is distilled just once a year over the course of a single week. Previously, this spirit has been limited to The Macallan’s most exclusive and sought-after releases.
The 485-acre Easter Elchies estate is set within the legendary Speyside region of Scotland, where The Macallan has been creating extraordinary single malts since 1824. Its carefully tended barley fields are located on the banks of the River Spey, overlooked by The Macallan’s new award-winning distillery.
The distillery, which was inspired by Scotland’s undulating hills and cut into the slope of the land to complement its Spey Valley setting, opened its doors to the public in June 2018.
Displaying a warm conker, chestnut hue, The Macallan Estate exudes aromas of wood spice and orange oil. The sweet, subtle hint of citrus acts as the perfect counterbalance to the traditional sherried richness associated with The Macallan’s distinctive single malts.
Sarah Burgess, Whisky Maker for The Macallan, said: “Our Easter Elchies estate lies within the legendary Speyside region of Scotland, a place of timeless natural beauty, and a place that we are proud to call home.
“With its wonderful sweet citrus hints and warming wood spice, The Macallan Estate is a rich, satisfying and complex spirit that pays homage to the fertile Speyside lands where The Macallan is located and celebrates the unrivalled craftsmanship for which we have been known since 1824.”
The Macallan Estate is presented in an elegant gift box featuring landscape-inspired designs and it reflects the natural stones found on our estate, with an inlay of slate. Inside, aerial photography showcases the estate’s impressive barley fields on the banks of the beautiful River Spey. Priced at £195, Estate will be available to buy from selected whisky specialists from July.
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Macallan 1938 31 Year Old Fine & Rare 70cl 43% abv Speyside – £42,500.00
Macallan 1940 35 Year Old Fine & Rare 70cl 43% abv Speyside – £40,000.00
Macallan 1947 15 Year Old Fine & Rare 70cl 45.4% abv Speyside – £34,000.00
Macallan Diamond Jubilee 2012 Whisky – Price: £7,999.99
Macallan Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Bottling 2013 Whisky – £4,249.99
Macallan Royal Marriage 29th April 2011 Whisky – £7,000.00
Dalmore 45 Year Old (70cl, 40%) – £11,000.00
The Balvenie 40 Year Old (70cl, 48.5%) – £3,349.90
Glenlivet 64 Year Old 1954 – Private Collection (Gordon & MacPhail) (70cl, 41%) – £9,995.00
Dalmore 40 Year Old (2018 Release) (70cl, 42%) – £6,736.50
Glenfarclas Family Cask Trunk (1000cl, 50.6%) – £105,000.00
Rosebank 26 Year Old (That Boutique-y Whisky Company) (50cl, 48.5%) – £1,401.95
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old (70cl, 46.1%) – £23,847.38
Glenfarclas 1955 (cask 2216) Family Cask Spring 2015 Release (70cl, 45.4%) – £6,584.50
Glenfarclas 1965 (cask 4512) Family Cask Spring 2015 (70cl, 51.8%) – £4,100.00
Glenfarclas 1966 (cask 4198) Family Cask Spring 2015 Release (70cl, 50.6%) – £5,129.03
Glenfarclas 1970 (cask 2026) Family Cask Spring 2015 Release (70cl, 53%) – £5,988.00
The Macallan Royal Marriage – 1981 (75cl, 43%) – £4,995.00
Bunnahabhain 36 Year Old 1980 – Canasta Cask Finish (70cl, 49.5%) – £1,750.00
Craigellachie 39 Year Old 1980 (cask 2037) – Exceptional Cask Series (70cl, 53%) – £3,500.00
Talisker 24 Year Old 1953 – Connoisseur’s Choice (Gordon & MacPhail) (75cl, 43%) – £2,000.00
Talisker 41 Year Old 1978 Bodega Series 2 (70cl, 50.7%) – £2,900.00
Brora 40 Year Old 1978 – 200th Anniversary Release (70cl, 49.2%) – £4,500.00
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Whisky is a popular choice for Dads across the country on Father’s Day, and whether they’re new to the “water of life” or they’re a devoted fan there’s definitely something for everyone. Take a look at our wish list of award-winning whiskies, to give you inspiration for the perfect gift this Father’s Day.
For something new to treat your dad with, The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old is exclusively sherry seasoned and delivers a distinct American oak style, reflecting a perfect harmony of flavours and natural colour. The delicate flavour of American oak – vanilla, citrus and light oak – rises in prominence as the traditional Macallan character of rich fruit, sherry and wood spice affords a familiar back drop. This is a flavour combination which is guaranteed until the very last drop. The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old is available in specialist whisky retailers including The Whisky Exchange and Master of Malt (RRP £55). www.themacallan.com
Gift a whisky to treasure with the first expression in The 1824 Series, The Macallan Gold. Showcasing the single malt’s natural colour, The Macallan Gold has notes of vanilla followed by dark chocolate, with lingering floral and light oak notes. The Macallan Gold is available in multiple retailers including Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons (RRP £38). www.themacallan.com
Highland Park 12 Year Old, the Orkney Single Malt with Viking Soul, is the ideal gift for fans of flavour, and now comes in a new, ornately embossed bottle and carton. This single malt is at the heart of Highland Park’s core range and is a rich and well-balanced whisky boasting a honey sweetness, followed by fruity notes with a hint of gentle smoke. Highland Park 12 Year Old is available at multiple retailers including Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons and Co-op (RRP £35). www.highlandpark.co.uk
For the whisky aficionado, Highland Park 18 Year Old is an ideal gift. Named “Best Spirit in the World” by US spirits writer F. Paul Pacult, this single malt is a masterclass of balance, complexity and refinement. Displaying characteristic toffee sweetness with a full smoky finish it is a whisky that reveals more layers with every glass you enjoy. Highland Park 18 Year Old is available in all good whisky specialists including www.masterofmalt.com and www.thewhiskyexhange.com (RRP £99). www.highlandpark.co.uk
Aged exclusively in sherry oak casks, The Macallan Rare Cask sees soft notes of opulent vanilla and raisin pique the nose, giving way to a sweet ensemble of apple, lemon, and orange. A single malt produced through meticulous dedication to wood – with some of the casks used to age the whisky from sherry bodegas no longer in existence – it is the perfect gift for those who are fans of craftsmanship and quality. The Macallan Rare Cask is available in select whisky retailers including The Whisky Shop and Harrods (RRP £200). www.themacallan.com
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