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The Macallan Toasts 200 Years Of Scotch Excellence With Stories Of The Macallan Vol. 2

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The pursuit of excellence, particularly on the earth of luxurious Scotch, has a tendency to take a little time: In relation to The Macallan, that pursuit has been ongoing for 2 centuries, a noble reason worthy of a toast. And it’s a noble reason worthy of the beautiful new Stories Of The Macallan, Quantity 2, which elegantly gifts that heritage in hanging model.

The Macallan has hit reasonably the stability between fashionable Scotch excellence and innovation (as with its partnership with Bentley) and old-world enchantment, and this newest unlock harkens again to the Speyside founding of the distillery in 1824 via Alexander Reid.

(The Macallan)

Delivered in a good-looking bespoke Lalique decanter, Stories Of The Macallan Quantity 2 additionally serves as an almanac celebrating Reid’s various interests as a farmer, distiller and trainer, telling a sweeping tale that includes a hefty price ticket: The most recent Macallan unlock retails for a princely sum of $89,000.

(The Macallan)

The hand made, 800-page quantity (hand-fashioned via conventional London-based bookbinders Shepherds, Sangorski & Sutcliffe and Zaehnsdorf) additionally makes use of artisan paper, ink and printing processes on every sparsely crafted web page, and the trouble “demanded odd technical experience to hide the decanter.”

(The Macallan)

The amount significantly options illustrations via British illustrator Andrew Davidson to inform Reid’s tale, any other ode to a steadfast show of collaboration and artistic teamwork, as The Macallan famous, calling it the “fruits of ingenious collaborations of the biggest craftspeople, mirrored in every element of the assortment.”

Imagine it a a hit, history-making success destined to grace only a privileged few whisky collections (best 344 decanters are to be had international).

(The Macallan)

The Macallan Lead Whisky Maker Euan Kennedy stated the discharge is a party of Reid’s hobby and prowess, and his “dedication to high quality and craftsmanship,” person who “established the pursuit of uncompromised excellence that has persevered to lead successive generations of The Macallan’s whisky makers, like myself, to at the present time.”

(The Macallan)

The spirit inside is exceptional in its personal proper, a antique 1949 providing bottled in 2022 and boasting purple hues that recall to mind the unique that means of Reid’s surname in Scotland (“The Pink One.”).

(The Macallan)

Of the phenomenal whisky, Kennedy stated it “possesses an improbable complexity accomplished via age and affected person maturation, and the whisky maker famous it additionally provides a “lingering smokiness redolent of whiskies of Alexander’s time,” in any other becoming nod to the mythical whisky maker.

(The Macallan)

Uncommon even though it could be to search out or do that specific whisky, there’s no denying the spectacular feat of bringing 200 years of Scotch heritage to lifestyles in a memorable quantity.

But when this actual unlock does strike your fancy, U.S.-based clients fascinated with securing a shocking piece of whisky historical past are inspired to E mail [email protected].



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