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Macallan 1974 Fine and Rare 30 Year Old #929038

Lot: 264544
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Macallan 1974 Fine and Rare 30 Year Old #929038
Macallan 1974 Fine and Rare 30 Year Old #929038
Macallan 1974 Fine and Rare 30 Year Old #929038
Macallan 1974 Fine and Rare 30 Year Old #929038
Macallan 1974 Fine and Rare 30 Year Old #929038

Macallan 1974 Fine and Rare 30 Year Old #929038

Current Bid: £19,300
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Lot 264544
30 Year Old
Cask Type:
refill European sherry puncheon
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Macallan 1974 Fine and Rare 30 Year Old #929038

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.

This was distilled in 1974 and bottled in 2004 from refill European oak sherry puncheon #929038.

Unique code: 1SN662

Signed and dated on the 12th July 2006.

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