The Macallan 57 Year Lalique
The Macallan // Highlands, Scotland
First available in 2009, this is the third release in the Six Pillars Collection; a collection highlighting the Six Pillars which make up the character of The Macallan. All are packaged in Lalique crystal bottles; this one highlights "The Finest Cut" which is the 16% of the final distillation which comes off the spirit still. It is aged for 57 years was created from whiskies vatted together from a single malt aged in an American oak sherry butt distilled in 1950 and single malts aged in former sherry butts made from Spanish oak and distilled in 1949, 1951, and 1952. 400 bottles were produced and bottled at 48.5% ABV.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask TypeAmerican oak ex-sherry, Spanish oak ex-sherry