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The Macallan

In 1824, the Macallan distillery was licensed to Alexander Reid, but under a different name; it started life as Elchies Distillery. Macallan sits in close proximity to a ford across the river Spey, the site originally held a farm distillery, which was frequented by cattle drovers crossing the ford. The distillery was expanded toward the end of the nineteenth century and renamed Macallan-Glenlivet and in 1980 the 'Glenlivet' suffix was removed.

From the 1950s onwards, Macallan has been greatly extended; in 1965 it doubled its stills to twelve, then to eighteen in 1974 and in 1975, it further increased them to number twenty-one. This was down to great demand, for Macallan had become very sought after. Old vintages are highly prized and very valuable.

Roderick Kemp acquired the distillery in 1892 and set up a family trust. In 1968, Macallan-Glenlivet was traded on the London Stock Exchange. The name is a conjunction of ‘Magh’, Gaelic for a fertile piece of land, and ‘Ellan’, or ‘Of St Fillan’. St Fillan was an Irish Monk who travelled through Scotland during the 700s, promoting Christianity.

In 1986, the Japanese company Suntory bought out a quarter of the stocks and a decade later, Highland Distillers bought out the remaining stocks, ending the Kemp family interests. The Macallan has largely used Sherry casks for the maturation of their whisky. A very characteristic Speysider,the distillery recently brought out the Macallan Fine Oak range, which featured plenty of Bourbon-matured malt, and an eighteen year-old from this range, took first place in Whisky Magazine’s “Best Malts of the World”.

Macallan 17 Year Old 1990 - Mission (Murray McDavid)

70cl, 52.2%

A brilliant Macallan distilled in 1990 and aged in bourbon barrels before a finish in Premier Cru Chateau Haut Brion red wine casks. The result is a fabulous cask strength release of 1,450 bottles,…  More info

Macallan 17 Year Old 1990 - Mission (Murray McDavid)

Macallan 17 Year Old 1991 (Murray McDavid)

70cl, 46.0%

This Macallan was distilled in 1991 and ged for 17 years. It was bottled at Bruichladdich by Murray McDavid after being given a finish in Tempranillo wine casks - a full-bodied Spanish wine. A…  More info

Macallan 17 Year Old 1991 (Murray McDavid)

Macallan 17 Year Old 1992 (Murray McDavid)

70cl, 46.0%

This was distilled at Macallan in 1992 and it was aged in sherry casks for 17 years before bottling at the Bruichladdich distillery in 2009. A release of 1,000 bottles.  More info

Macallan 17 Year Old 1992 (Murray McDavid)

Macallan 17 Year Old 1993 (Adelphi)

70cl, 53.7%

Distilled in 1993 and aged in a single cask for 17 years, this Macallan was bottled by Adelphi at natural cask strength.  More info

Macallan 17 Year Old 1993 (Adelphi)

Macallan 17 Year Old 1996 (cask 725343) - The Octave (Duncan Taylor)

70cl, 54.8%

Bottled in early 2014, this 17 year old Macallan enjoyed a secondary maturation in a teeny tiny octave cask! These have a much greater surface area to volume ratio - nice work Duncan Taylor!  More info

Macallan 17 Year Old 1996 (cask 725343) - The Octave (Duncan Taylor)

Macallan 18 Year Old - Alchemist (Murray McDavid)

70cl, 46.0%

This Macallan was bottled by Murray McDavid (of Bruichladdich fame) for their Alchemist range.  More info

Macallan 18 Year Old  - Alchemist (Murray McDavid)
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Macallan 18 Year Old (Alchemist)

70cl, 46.0%

An 18 year old from the legendary Speyside distillery, Macallan. This was bottled for Alchemist with no chill filtration or added colouring.  More info

Macallan 18 Year Old (Alchemist)
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Macallan 18 Year Old - The Dambusters

70cl, 40.0%

An incredibly rare cult-classic! This special limited edition "Dambusters" bottling of Macallan was created in honour of the legendary 617 Squadrons. The whisky itself is a single cask, distilled on…  More info

Macallan 18 Year Old - The Dambusters
$318.60

Macallan 18 Year Old - The Gulf Buccaneer

70cl, 40.0%

A superb cult whisky from Squadron Malts, featuring a cartoon of Saddam Hussein, and commemorating the Buccaneers in the Gulf. The whisky itself is an 18 year old, single cask Macallan, and there are…  More info

Macallan 18 Year Old - The Gulf Buccaneer

Macallan 18 Year Old 1979 Gran Reserva

70cl, 40.0%

A special release of 18 year old single malt from The Macallan, distilled in 1979 and bottled in 1997. While Macallan is well known for their Sherry cask-matured whiskies, "Sherried" does not even do…  More info

Macallan 18 Year Old 1979 Gran Reserva
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$1890.29

Macallan 18 Year Old 1990 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing)

70cl, 50.0%

A single cask from the illustrious Macallan distillery in Speyside. This was distilled in August of 1990 and matured for 18 years in a refill hogshead before Douglas Laing bottled it in February…  More info

Macallan 18 Year Old 1990 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing)

Macallan 18 Year Old 1991 - Rare Auld (Duncan Taylor)

70cl, 55.3%

A cask strength, single cask 18 year old Macallan! This was distilled in April of 1991 and matured in a single cask (cask number 9714) for 18 years before bottling by Duncan Taylor in January 2010.…  More info

Macallan 18 Year Old 1991 - Rare Auld (Duncan Taylor)

Macallan 18 Year Old 1993 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing)

70cl, 50.0%

An 18 year old Macallan, distilled in June of 1993, and aged in a bourbon barrel before bottling in November 2011. A rich, spicy whisky from the Old Malt Cask range.  More info

Macallan 18 Year Old 1993 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing)

Macallan 18 Years Old 1993 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing)

70cl, 50.0%

Douglas Laing bottle whiskies without chill filtration or colouring for their Old Malt Cask series. This Old Malt Cask has been bottled from a cask of whisky from the famous Macallan distillery in…  More info

Macallan 18 Years Old 1993 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing)

Macallan 1861 Replica

70cl, 42.7%

This rare bottling was the second release in Macallan's 'Replica' series, produced in 2001. An awesome piece for collectors, whisky historians and antiques enthusiasts. Please be aware: The…  More info

Macallan 1861 Replica
$408.54

Macallan 19 Year Old 1990 - Mission (Murray McDavid)

70cl, 53.2%

A wonderfully unusual Macallan, distilled in 1990 and aged in bourbon before a finish in Amarone wine casks. Bottled in 2009 at the Bruichladdich distillery. A release of 440 bottles at natural cask…  More info

Macallan 19 Year Old 1990 - Mission (Murray McDavid)

Macallan 19 Year Old 1995 (cask 10454) - Cask Collection (A. D. Rattray)

70cl, 49.1%

19 year old Macallan single malt Scotch whisky, bottled for the Cask Collection range by A. D. Rattray. This one has been matured in a bourbon cask from October 1995 to September 2015, and was then…  More info

Macallan 19 Year Old 1995 (cask 10454) - Cask Collection (A. D. Rattray)

Macallan 19 Year Old 1995 - Highland Laird (Bartels Whisky)

70cl, 47.4%

An independently bottled single malt Scotch whisky from the legendary Macallan distillery, aged in a single bourbon hogshead for 19 years. This comes to us via the Highland Laird range, bottled by…  More info

Macallan 19 Year Old 1995 - Highland Laird (Bartels Whisky)

Macallan 1940 - Speymalt (Gordon & MacPhail)

70cl, 40.0%

An old vintage from Macallan, bottled under Gordon and MacPhail's Speymalt range from the distillery. This was distilled in 1940 and aged in first fill sherry butts.  More info

Macallan 1940 - Speymalt (Gordon & MacPhail)
$2368.72

Macallan 1950 (bottled 2009) - Speymalt (Gordon & MacPhail)

70cl, 43.0%

Breathtakingly well-aged Macallan from Gordon & MacPhail's Speymalt range, distilled in 1950 and bottled in 2009.  More info

Macallan 1950 (bottled 2009) - Speymalt (Gordon & MacPhail)

Macallan 1950 (bottled early 1980s)

75cl, 43.0%

This is a rare bottling of Macallan single malt Scotch whisky which was distilled in 1950 and bottled during the early 1980s. From the handwritten label, we can see that it was bottled for Atkinson…  More info

Macallan 1950 (bottled early 1980s)
$4041.30

Macallan 1966 (bottled 2014) - Speymalt (Gordon & MacPhail)

70cl, 43.0%

This is a Gordon & MacPhail bottling of Macallan single malt Scotch whisky, presented as part of their Speymalt range, which shows off a wide variety of Macallan vintages. It was distilled in 1966…  More info

Macallan 1966 (bottled 2014) - Speymalt (Gordon & MacPhail)
$966.77

Macallan 1967 (bottled 2016) - Speymalt (Gordon & Macphail)

70cl, 43.0%

1967 vintage Macallan, anyone? Now that we have your attention, here is a 1967 vintage Macallan! Bottled under Gordon & Macphail's Speymalt label in 2016, this is an extraordinarily aged single malt…  More info

Macallan 1967 (bottled 2016) - Speymalt (Gordon & Macphail)

Macallan 1967 - Speymalt (Gordon and MacPhail)

70cl, 43.0%

Distilled in 1967 at the Macallan and aged in first fill sherry casks, bottled by Gordon and MacPhail as part of the Speymalt range. The bottlers describe this as "a big, sherried malt."  More info

Macallan 1967 - Speymalt (Gordon and MacPhail)

Macallan 1968 - Speymalt (Gordon and MacPhail)

70cl, 43.0%

The Speymalt range is a flagship from Scottish bottlers Gordon and MacPhail. It is a great selection of vintage Macallans, and for a 1968 Macallan for this money, you can't go far wrong.  More info

Macallan 1968 - Speymalt (Gordon and MacPhail)

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