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Macallan 1968 Fine and Rare 34 Year Old #2875

Lot: 220421
Macallan 1968 Fine and Rare 34 Year Old #2875
Macallan 1968 Fine and Rare 34 Year Old #2875
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Macallan 1968 Fine and Rare 34 Year Old #2875

34 Year Old
Cask Type:
sherry hogshead
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Macallan 1968 Fine and Rare 34 Year Old #2875

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.  

The Fine and Rare Series of whiskies was launched in 2002, designed to represent the very best vintages and whisky that Macallan had to offer, dating back as far as 1926.

Distilled in 1968 and bottled 34 years from single sherry hogshead cask #2875. This is one of only two casks selected as the finest examples of this vintage.

Unique Reference: RXWQ4F.

Signed and dated by N MacKellar on 22nd September 2003.

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