Thursday, December 13, 2018


The Macallan, has today announced the launch of a new limited-edition, 52 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky expression.

The Macallan 52 Year Old – 2018 (48% ABV) has been matured in a single first fill European oak sherry seasoned cask.
The Macallan 52 Year Old - 2018

Limited to just 250 individually numbered bottles, this latest release from The Macallan, is said to be a testament to the brands exceptional oak casks, which are sourced, crafted, toasted and seasoned under the watchful eyes of The Macallan masters of wood and delivered through the years to the exacting specifications of generations of master distillers.

The Macallan 52 Year Old - 2018, is said to deliver notes of rich cherry, dark chocolate, antique oak, orange blossom and peat smoke on the nose. Followed by notes of rich fruit, dark chocolate fondant, peat smoke, cinnamon and ginger on the palate.

Commenting on the launch, Sarah Burgess Whisky Maker for The Macallan, said: “The Macallan 52 years old is an outstanding addition to our expanding range of unique, classic-aged whiskies and is a testament to the harmony created through the mastery of wood and spirit. With only 250 individually numbered bottles available worldwide, this is a highly limited and expertly crafted release which will be desired the world over by whisky lovers and luxury connoisseurs.”

The Macallan 52 Year Old – 2018, will be available later this month from specialist retailers, for a RRP of £38,500.

Posted by Steve Rush