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Macallan 1949 Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old

Lot: 210776
Macallan 1949 Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old
Macallan 1949 Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old
Macallan 1949 Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old
Macallan 1949 Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old
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Winning Bid: £33,000

Macallan 1949 Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old

Distillery:
Macallan
Age:
50 Year Old
Vintage:
1949
Region:
Speyside
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
N/A
Bottle Strength:
43%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Macallan 1949 Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old

An amazing bottle of whisky, released by Macallan to commemorate the turn of the millennium. This whisky is among the most desirable and sought after whiskies on the market, and represents the most luxurious of Macallan, not only in presentation and quality, but also in rarity and age.

This whisky was highly rated by Michael Jackson, the late whisky connoisseur author, and remains a proud accomplishment of then Master Distiller, David Robertson. Bottled in May 1999, this Macallan 50 years old was crafted by marrying 3 casks that were filled on the same day, 14th January 1949.

From Edrington:

"The 3 butts selected, after 50 years of maturation on The Macallan Estate, presented an almost identical amount of alcohol strength (between 50.2% and 50.8%), and so provided an equal measure of character to the single malt which is revered to this day.

The distinctive presentation of The Macallan Millennium Decanter was realised in collaboration with the artisans at Caithness Glass, designed to mirror the shape of The Macallan’s curiously small stills. The decanter was finished with copper detail on the neck and stopper before being filled with the sublime Macallan spirit. The presentation box, fashioned from oak, features a copper ingot cast in reclaimed copper from the No.9 spirit still. A phenomenal addition to any collection, and an amazing whisky to enjoy when the time is right – 2049?

Edrington is delighted to contribute to the auction and support the incredible work of the Beatson Cancer Charity."
 

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Please be advised that the absence of any specific condition reports does not imply that this bottle is in perfect condition. We recommend close inspection of all images prior to placing any bids, and any further information required can be provided upon request.
 
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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