Coming Soon: The Macallan Distil Your World New York
The product is the second release in The Macallan's Distil Your World series. This is an exceptionally rare expression with just 1,000 bottles released across the globe.
Polly Logan, The Macallan Whisky Maker, and Joan Roca visited New York to gain the best possible understanding of the iconic city. It was a massive challenge to somehow translate the city into a whisky, however, Logan and Roca managed to do so exceptionally. The expression wonderfully captures the essence of New York - a bold, forward-thinking melting pot full to the brim with culture and creativity.
Matured in a combination of American and European oak casks that have been specially selected to convey the city's spirit in a dram, the resulting expression is sweet, salty, and simply spellbinding. Bottled at 49.5% abv, the amber colour of the liquid calls to mind a sunrise over the city's famous skyline. 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.
Each bottle of Distil Your World New York comes with a book which takes you through each step of the process to creating and includes stunning photographs of the city. The packaging box itself features a map of New York on the outside, as well as a 3D map of the city surrounding the bottle on the inside of the box. Both the bottle and the box are complemented by vibrant blue highlights which represent the water that New York is surrounded by. Every aspect of this release has been carefully crafted by The Macallan to ensure that they are perfectly conveying the city's charm.
The sophomore release from The Macallan's Distil Your World range is a highly anticipated bottle. The series' first release, Distil Your World London, was a massive success. The particularly nuanced expression masterfully showcased London's character and impressed whisky fanatics across the world. We personally cannot wait to see what else is to come from this innovative series from one of the world's finest whisky distilleries.
The Macallan has been a titan of the whisky industry for almost 200 years and they show no sign of letting up any time soon. Renowned for their top-quality drams, The Macallan has mastered the craft of whisky making, particularly in the distillery's unparalleled understanding of the relationship between wood and spirit. Distil Your World is yet another exceptional example of the kind of world-class produce that the Speyside distillery is capable of creating.
Distil Your World New York has an extremely limited allocation in the UK, so you'll be very lucky to get your hands on a bottle of this top-notch dram. Retailing at £3,500, the expression will be making its way to The Whisky Shop soon. Register your interest below to ensure you don’t miss the release of this impressive single malt.
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