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Macallan Exceptional Cask Collection 6 x 50cl / First Release

Lot: 110362

Macallan Exceptional Cask Collection 6 x 50cl / First Release

Winning Bid: £16,155

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Macallan
Age: 
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Vintage: 
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Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
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Bottled Strength: 
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Bottle Size: 
6 x 50cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
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Macallan Exceptional Cask Collection 6 x 50cl / First Release​

Released in the late 1990's and early 2000's, these were the original Macallan Exceptional Cask bottlings, a name revived for a new series in late 2017. These were all bottled at cask strength from various sherry butts. The lot includes:

  • Macallan 1981 Exceptional Cask #9780
    This is the first release in the Exceptional cask range. 
    Distilled in 22nd December 1981, matured in Fino sherry butt number 9780 before being bottled in July 1999. 56%
  • Macallan 1980 Exceptional Cask #4063
    This is the second release in the Exceptional cask range.
    Distilled in March 1980, matured in Oloroso sherry butt number 4063 then bottled in December 2001. 59.3%

  • Macallan 1980 Exceptional Cask #17937
    The third in the Macallan Exceptional Cask series
    Distilled in November 1980, matured in sherry butt number 17937 before being bottled in May 2002. 51%

  • Macallan 1990 Exceptional Cask #24680
    This is the forth release in the Exceptional cask range.
    Distilled in December 1990, matured in sherry butt number 24680 then bottled in January 2003.
    Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2004 described this bottle as "...for this, unquestionably, is the greatest Macallan of them all."  57.4%

  • Macallan 1989 Exceptional Cask #552
    This is the fifth release in the Exceptional cask range.
    Distilled in January 1989, matured in Oloroso sherry butt number 552 then bottled in November 2003. 59.2%

  • Macallan 1990 Exceptional Cask #24483
    The sixth and final release in the Exceptional cask range.
    Distilled in December 1990, matured in sherry butt number 24483 then bottled in November 2004. 59.6%

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Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.

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