The Macallan has simply launched its newest limited-release whiskey collection referred to as the M assortment. Comprised of the Macallan M, the Macallan M Black, and Macallan M Copper, every bottle celebrates The Six Pillars of The Macallan’s distinctive and distinctive whiskies. The Speyside distillery’s acclaimed single malts are all distinguished by Natural Colour, Mastery, Curiously Small Spirit Stills, The Estate, Exceptional Oak Casks and Sherry Seasoning.
Marrying the weather of artwork, design and know-how, The Macallan M Collection explores the intricate precision and craft concerned within the course of of producing the gathering. The decanter is designed by inventive guru Fabien Baron for the launch of the collection, whose imaginative and prescient fuses aesthetic expression with business artwork in its best type. His dramatic idea is physicalised by French crystal maker, Lalique. The vessel’s sculpted geometry pushes crystal glass craftsmanship to a brand new territory, a imaginative and prescient for the longer term, created to respect a glory from the previous. The Macallan has labored with famend luxurious vogue photographer and inventive visionary, Nick Knight, to create a collection of pictures and movie in his summary and expressionistic type. Knight’s imagery captures the gathering in blocks of ice as an homage to the Macallan’s intrinsic connection to nature and the River Spey, which runs via The Macallan Estate.
The Macallan M
The Macallan M is a champion for its whiskies’ pure amber hue. Though scotch-making legal guidelines permit for some caramel colouring to be added for consistency, the distillery has defiantly chosen to let its spirits be aged in and thus a homage to the time the liquids spent involved with the wooden.
As a results of The Macallan’s dedication to craftsmanship and its dedication to utilizing the best, 100 per cent pure substances and distinctive sherry seasoned oak casks. A uncommon spirit epitomising transparency, the whisky glistens in a handcrafted Lalique crystal decanter. Matured in a small variety of hand-selected casks, M proudly showcases The Macallan’s wealthy pure color, whereas the clear decanter displays honesty as there isn’t a synthetic colouring.
The nostril opens with black cherries, demerara sugar, oak, and leather-based, with hints of chocolate and vanilla growing over time. In a rush of complexity that may solely be anticipated from the easiest whiskies on the planet, its full-flavoured character imparts notes of chocolate, dried fruit and spice.
The Macallan M Black
Named for the black-ended casks that give the spirit its peaty character, the M Black represents The Macallan’s dedication to Mastery and unwavering belief in its craft. The uncommon, black-ended casks holding peated spirit have been meticulously chosen by the Whisky Mastery Team who’ve continued to push the boundaries of creativity and craftsmanship to create this distinctive expression.
The spirit matured within the sherry seasoned oak casks has gathered depth and distinction over time and the handcrafted Lalique black crystal decanter displays the peat smoke throughout the whisky and the boldness which drives The Macallan because the whisky makers boldly marry traditional Macallan notes with peated whisky. A subtly smoky expression, it shows a wealthy pure color of golden dawn and is a harmonious steadiness of The Macallan’s traditional character with an sudden peated observe, leading to a fancy single malt to savour.
The aromas of apple, pear and citrus mix with a refined smokiness that complement a palate of candied oranges. charred peaches, honeyed figs and darkish chocolate. Besides the peat, there may be spiced ginger in an extended, smoky end bolstered by raisins.
The Macallan M Copper
M Copper is an ode to the Curiously Small Spirit Stills that stay key to crafting The Macallan’s treasured spirit to this present day. One of the defining options of the distillation course of, they signify a pivotal second in whisky-making historical past as when most moved to bigger, increased manufacturing copper stills, The Macallan centered on distinctive high quality. Their distinctive form and dimension assist to pay attention the brand new make spirit, creating the wealthy, strong character.
With a pure color of spun gold, M Copper is a vibrant and stylish expression which brings the flavours created within the stills to the fore. It has a buttery, viscous mouth coating and is bursting in fruitiness with a touch of candy malty flavour. A handcrafted Lalique copper colored crystal decanter represents the stills and displays the authenticity which drives the model via its dedication to modern strategies.
The golden spirit leads with a nostril of banana, pear and white peach flecked with biscuit, marshmallows, vanilla, and a whiff of lemon. It is buttery and viscous on the palate, framed by malty, spiced oak and extra banana. An extended, oaky end completes the M Copper’s fruitiness and candy, malty style.
The Macallan M Collection Pop Up
As a part of the discharge, the Macallan presents “The M Collection Experience” — a pop-up occurring from 17 to 26 August at ION Orchard. Designed as an immersive expertise, guests might be provided an interactive alternative, on the specially-designed digital table-top on the finish of the journey, to find the tasting notes and influences behind every of the style profiles, in addition to the tales behind every expression.
For every 70cl decanter, The Macallan M 2022 Release has an RRSP of S$9,150, The Macallan M Black 2022 Release has an RRSP of $10,303 and The Macallan M Copper 2022 Release has an RRSP of S$11,530, all inclusive of GST.T
The Macallan M Collection may even be accessible solely at The Macallan Boutique at Raffles Hotel Singapore.
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