Macallan 18 Year Old 1978
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Lot number: 117-02397
Winning bid: £2,500
The Macallan distillery was founded in 1824 by Alexander Reid, a barley farmer and school teacher. Now owned by the Edrington Group, The Macallan prides itself on its Six Pillars, which include its curiously small stills, very narrow 'cut' of new make spirit and exceptional cask management. It is the most sought after whisky for collectors, regularly setting records at auctions all round the world.
A new £140 million subterranean distillery and visitor centre on the Easter Elchies estate was opened to the public in the summer of 2018 and has since won several awards for its architectural quality; with its exciting features including glass walls of vintage whiskies, a circular pod of copper pot stills, and a Boutique reflecting those in Dubai and Heathrow airports.
A fantastic classic Macallan from the good old days when it was only using sherry wood for the maturation. This exclusive cask use was one of the things that made The Macallan whisky one of the most popular whiskies in the world.
Age: 18 Years Old
Cask Type: Sherry Wood
43% ABV / 70cl
Please note minor wear to carton.
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