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Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition – Cask No. 12251: The Macallan 1989

Last week we brought you The Macallan 1991 sherry oak hogshead, the first whisky from The Macallan Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition, this week we would like to introduce you to The Macallan 1989…

Macallan Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition: The ‘Gallery’ image

The unique single malt is a 1989 sherry butt and gives hints of chocolate orange and date, mixed with sweetness and wood, which perfectly captures the mood of the ‘Gallery’ image it is paired with.

Shot in artist Frederic Edwin Church’s (1826-1900) private gallery in Upstate New York, the indulgent setting is the perfect backdrop to the intense moment, Scottish actor Kevin McKidd shares with his leading lady.  The accompanying 1989 single malt, burnished oak gives out a rich intensity which, like the image, has a dry finish that teases.

The Macallan Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition:The Macallan 1989
  • Cask No 12251: 1989 Sherry Butt
  • Colour: Dark copper
  • Nose: Perfumed, chocolate orange and date. Burnished oak giving out a rich intensity
  • Palate: Sweet, fruity, raisin, wood and spices. Then the oak, which shows its hand in a subtle roasted manner
  • Finish: Rich finish could stay slightly dry, but teases
  • ABV: 56.6%

Has the sound of our sumptuous single malt captured your imagination?  Why not pick up your camera and enter our Masters of Photography competition? Then you can reward yourself with a warming dram of Fine Oak 15 Year Old….sound tempting?

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How would you drink #DoubleCask 12 Years Old?

16 Sep 16
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Notes of vanilla from American oak combined with rich fruit tones of European oak casks - welcome #DoubleCask 12 YO https://t.co/7lLfBGAJFm

14 Sep 16
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Why not try making the The Sherry Julep? Oloroso Sherry, maple & mint - a great mix to join #DoubleCask 12 Years Old https://t.co/RG7ueKlHQO

12 Sep 16
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Neat, over ice or mixed - The Macallan #DoubleCask 12 Years Old is one of our most versatile whiskies yet https://t.co/nJcmuoProE

09 Sep 16
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Clear some shelf space - The Macallan #DoubleCask 12 Years Old can now join Sherry Oak 12 YO and Fine Oak 12 YO https://t.co/wYw5otgtnt

07 Sep 16
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Matured in the perfect balance of sherry seasoned European and American oak casks, #DoubleCask 12 is coming soon https://t.co/2kp4JljqKh

06 Sep 16
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Introducing The Macallan #DoubleCask 12 Years Old. The perfect balance of European and American oak casks https://t.co/zJTr1litiw

05 Sep 16
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Heading back in time with some vintage Macallan for the weekend. Image from our own Master Distiller @nickJsavage https://t.co/mo1H3pRaxR

02 Sep 16
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Ok, let's play fantasy #WhiskyWednesday. This is your collection, you can pick just one, what's it going to be? https://t.co/gZsJt9ze4Z

31 Aug 16
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Monday #WhiskyEnvy arrives from @Dan_Pittet . Tag your posts of The Macallan #MyMacallan to feature https://t.co/qqaufPzSoV

29 Aug 16
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Quick #TwitterPoll. Since they launched last year, which of these have you tried?

27 Aug 16
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Friday night, why not mix up the #CrowdSourcedCocktail you created last month? https://t.co/vBURK8DVV4

26 Aug 16
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Has it really been a year since The Macallan Rare Cask Black launched? Good time for this @chidywayne repost https://t.co/0u8OiXPOBx

24 Aug 16
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Another new member of the #EasterElchies team. New General Manager, Jody Marshall, will show you a warm welcome https://t.co/n4vDIVcgcr

23 Aug 16
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Travelling via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol soon? The Macallan is Malt of the Month in duty free #AnyExcuse https://t.co/FNj2j12JpA

22 Aug 16
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Throwback to behind-the-scenes of Masters of Photography 5 with @mariotestino #WorldPhotoDay https://t.co/gvZDny9VNi

19 Aug 16
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Today we raise a glass to Willie Bremner our former ghillie, who sadly passed away this week https://t.co/f01qo0cmaf

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