The Decanter Series
Part of The Macallan Decanter Series created to showcase the beautiful range of The Macallan’s natural colour, M is born of a collaboration between three masters of their crafts to create a completely individual spirit.
ABV: 45% | : 70cl
THE MACALLAN M
A single malt of exquisite complexity and character.
The Macallan M
MASTERY IN THE POWER OF THREE
M is the iconic result of an unprecedented collaboration between three masters of their crafts who shared the same unique objective - to create the world's most sophisticated whisky contained in an exquisite, exclusively designed crystal decanter. A masterpiece of design, M is brought to conception by creative director and legendary designer Fabien Baron, brought to life by Lalique mastery of crystal and brought to purpose by The Macallan.
Fashioned in the highest grade crystal, each hand crafted M decanter unites proven tradition with originality, drawing on over 150 years of Lalique mastery and dedication in its refinement and flawless clarity. Its six striking facets are Baron’s homage to The Macallan’s Six Pillars; reflecting our deep rooted heritage at the heart of the decanter's unique design ethos and the vibrant natural colour of the whisky itself. Drawing on some of the richest and rarest casks maturing at the distillery, this complex and intense whisky includes Macallan distilled in 1940. With a rich rosewood colour derived from the sherry seasoned Spanish oak casks that have nurtured this special whisky through its maturation process, M delivers a complexity and sumptuous intensity rarely experienced in a single malt.
Dried fruits ripen, then soften. Vanilla accompanies green apple hand in hand. Ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon create an ensemble in the background, with strong notes of polished oak and a depth of resinous, juicy oranges.
The palate opens rich in wood spices, slowly showing all their viscosity. Wood smoke flits in and out.
The heavier raisin and sultana flavours take over, meandering to a long full finish.
Every Macallan single malt reveals the unrivalled commitment to the mastery of wood and spirit for which The Macallan has been known since it was established in 1824. It is an expression of our enduring desire to go beyond ordinary, to seek out the extraordinary, and create peerless single malts. With an unflinching commitment to put sherry casks at the heart of The Macallan single malt, our reputation for the extraordinary is testament to the exceptional oak casks in which we mature our spirit. Sourced, crafted, toasted and seasoned under the watchful eye of The Macallan Master of Wood, these hand-picked casks are delivered to the demanding specifications of The Macallan Master Distiller and his team. Once filled, the maturing spirit remains undisturbed in the same casks for the necessary number of years it needs to be worthy of its destined Macallan expression. It is these oak casks that make the greatest contribution to the quality, natural colour and distinctive aromas and flavours which lie at the heart of The Macallan single malt.