The bottle was the second release in The Macallan’s Distil Your World series. After the massive success of Distil Your World London, the next release was hotly anticipated. Just 1,000 bottles of this exceptionally rare expression were released around the world. Created in collaboration with the Roca brothers (of El Celler de Can Roca fame), the expression perfectly captures the creative and bold essence of The Big Apple. It was matured in a combination of American and European oak casks before being bottled at 49.5% abv. Aromas of chocolate coated apples meet the nose, beautifully mingling with gentler hints of petrichor and cherry blossom. Rich notes of maple syrup and raisins are present on the palate, complemented by more apple and salted pecans. This nuttiness continues into the medium finish with hints of soft oak as it fades out. The city comes to life with every sip. The winner of our ballot for The Macallan Distil Your World New York was A Pickton from London. We cannot wait to see what comes next in this breath-taking series! If you’re interested in getting a hold of releases like this in the future, sign up to our W Club here today. If you’d like to find out more about our ballot process, you can do so here.