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Macallan Classic Cut 2017 Release 75cl / US Import

Lot: 5063602

Macallan Classic Cut 2017 Release 75cl / US Import

Winning Bid: £700

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Macallan
Age: 
N/A
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
sherry
Bottled Strength: 
58.4%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Macallan Classic Cut 2017 Release 75cl / US Import

It may be hard to imagine today, but for much of the 20th century, Macallan was primarily a constituent malt in blends. It was not until the 1980s downturn in the market that the distillery decided to focus on its single malt brand. Fortuitously, this coincided with the crest of a wave of enthusiasm for the high quality releases that the distillery had licensed to Campbell, Hope & King and Gordon & MacPhail in the 1960s and 1970s. These remain some of the most collectible on the market. While global single malt sales volume is still lead by Speyside neighbours, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet, Macallan is easily the most sought after. So much so in fact, that they had to open a brand new distillery in 2018, a subterranean architectural masterpiece within the Easter Elchies estate, boasting 36 copper pot stills.

This is the first edition of the Classic Cut series, launched in 2017. The expression takes its name from the third of Macallan's six pillars, known as the "finest cut," in reference to their selection of only the most superior quality spirit from their stills.

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