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The Macallan
Fine & Rare 1959


The Year that Was

In a year for iconic cars, the original Mini designed by Sir Alec Issigonis was launched, as were the Chevy El Camino and the classic 1959 Cadillac. Fidel Castro came to power in Cuba, while Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon starred in ‘Some Like it Hot’. Louis Leakey found the skull of ‘Nutcracker Man’ in Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania, suggesting that human evolution began on the continent of Africa.

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The Macallan Fine & Rare Bottle label detail

HISTORY is philosophy derived from EXAMPLES.


The Details

AGE OF WHISKY 43 Years Old


CASK TYPE Hogshead

CASK NO. 360

TOTAL OUTTURN 199 Bottle Equivalents


AVAILABILITY 750ml, 700ml, 50ml

The Experience

  • Colour

    Rich Rosewood

  • Nose

    Wood shavings and dried fruits with spice and light malted barley.

  • Palate

    Dry wood at first complexed with citrus and dried fruits.

  • Finish

    Spices and tannic oak.

  • Strength

    46.7%vol, Natural Cask Strength

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