The Macallan was created by Alexander Reid, a farmer who made whisky on his own farm. It is located in a historic region such as the Highlands. They have a total of 158 hectares of which 36 are used for planting in spring.
One of its hallmarks is the use of very small alembics for the production of its whiskies, which results in very fruity and intense drinks, due to direct contact with copper.
Furthermore, the distillery only uses 16% of the distillation in copper pot stills to fill its oak barrels, which means an exhaustive selection that is the starting point of its whiskies. They have a total of 36 alembics with a capacity of 15 million liters.
Nick Savage is the master distiller who together with his team taste thousands of samples every year to create the most recognizable expressions of The Macallan. They use different barrels for different whiskies to create different expressions.
The Macallan 12 Year Old Triple Cask was known before as The Macallan 12 year Fine Oak. It is aged in european oak barrels, which previously contained sherry, American oak barrels, which previously contained sherry and American oak barrels which previously contained bourbon.The Macallan distillery, funded in 1824, was one of the first in Scotland to...
The Macallan 12 Years Double Cask, belongs to The Macallan 1824 Series focuse on single malts. Macallan, originally from the Speyside region, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, is one of the most prestigious whisky distilleries in Scotland, for its care in the development of single malts.