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Macallan 1947 Fine and Rare 15 Year Old

Lot: 264954
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Macallan 1947 Fine and Rare 15 Year Old
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Macallan 1947 Fine and Rare 15 Year Old

Current Bid: £14,500
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(Reserve not met)

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Lot 264954
Distillery:
Macallan
Age:
15 Year Old
Vintage:
1947
Region:
Speyside
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
refill sherry
Bottle Strength:
45.4%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational
Product details

Macallan 1947 Fine and Rare 15 Year Old

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 whisky was distilled in 1974 and laid to rest in a 2nd fill sherry cask . It was then bottled in 1962 at 15 years old before being re-bottled in 2008.

Unique reference: EI8LUX

Signed and dated by M.Bennett on 21st November 2018.

 

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