The Macallan Rare Cask 0.7L

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The Macallan Rare Cask is a highly esteemed and exclusive single malt Scotch whisky produced by The Macallan Distillery, known for its commitment to producing some of the world’s finest and most sought-after whiskies. As the name suggests, Rare Cask is a limited and precious expression, crafted from an exquisite selection of specially chosen oak casks, each imparting its unique character to the whisky. This meticulous cask selection and blending process result in a whisky of remarkable depth, complexity, and rare quality.



About the Distillery  

The Macallan Distillery, located in Craigellachie, Scotland, is one of the most iconic and revered distilleries in the world of Scotch whisky. With a history dating back to 1824, The Macallan is renowned for its dedication to traditional craftsmanship, exceptional cask management, and commitment to sourcing the finest oak casks to age their whiskies.

How this product is made 

Malted Barley: The whisky starts with the finest malted barley, which is milled and combined with hot water to create a sugary liquid known as wort.

Fermentation: The wort is fermented with yeast in large washbacks, where the sugars convert into alcohol, creating a liquid called “wash.”

Distillation: The wash is then distilled in copper pot stills in a traditional process that separates the alcohol from impurities, resulting in “new make spirit.”

Cask Selection and Aging: The Macallan Rare Cask is unique in that it is crafted from a careful selection of diverse oak casks, including Spanish sherry-seasoned oak, American oak, and some casks made from rare oak species. These casks have been previously used to age wines, sherries, or bourbons, infusing the whisky with layers of complex flavors and aromas.

Blending and Bottling: The whisky is then skillfully blended by The Macallan’s master whisky maker, bringing together a harmonious combination of casks to create the Rare Cask expression. Once the desired blend is achieved, the whisky is usually non-chill filtered to retain its natural flavors and bottled at a higher strength.

Technical Details  

Appearance: The Macallan Rare Cask has a rich and deep mahogany color, a result of its aging in various oak casks.
Nose: The aroma is opulent and aromatic, with notes of dried fruits, dark chocolate, orange peel, and hints of spices and oak.
Palate: On the palate, the whisky offers a luxurious and full-bodied experience. Flavors of raisins, figs, toffee, and vanilla intermingle, accompanied by subtle oak and warming spices.
Finish: The finish is long and satisfying, with lingering notes of rich dried fruits and a gentle sweetness.

Alcohol Content:
The Macallan Rare Cask typically has an alcohol by volume (ABV) of around 43% to 48%, which is common for premium single malt whiskies.

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We deliver anywhere* in Kenya and Orders outside of Nairobi will attract delivery charges, which will be calculated based on the cart size and your location. Orders outside of Nairobi are delivered through a logistics partner Fargo Courier.

*Please note that conditions apply to deliveries to Lamu and some coastal regions.

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