The Macallan Concept No.1
The Macallan Concept No.1 is the first in a new themed range from Macallan – Macallan Concept. This limited edition series is for celebrating the world’s visionaries by daring to break the whisky making process. Surreal art and incorporates innovative production techniques give Concept No. 1 inspiration.
They first used sherry-seasoned oak casks to mature. Then for the same time in ex-bourbon casks. Through the craft of this whisky so as to explore maturation more imaginatively.
The involved knowledge and skills in craft prove The Macallan’s dedication to pursuing excellence and offering new experiences. It also reflects the unrivaled commitment to the mastery of wood and spirit, for which The Macallan has been known since it was founded in 1824.
The label and packaging of The Concept One features a “spiritual home, curiously small stills, the finest cut, exceptional oak casks, natural colour and peerless spirit”, said the distillery.
The results are once again shocking. With a whole series of notes, including butterscotch, citrus fruits, green banana, ginger and soft oak spices bouncing off of each other. Praising as they go. It’s an all-round wonderful single malt, from aesthetics to flavour profile. By the way, that’s limited to just 84,000 bottles. Besides, available in travel retail market only. It’s tricky to get your hands on when very limited numbers.