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Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition - Cask No 14007: The Macallan 1995

Now you have had a chance to take in the stunning photography shot by the legendary Annie Leibovitz for our third Masters of Photography series, we want to give you a closer look at the four very special whiskies that form part of this limited edition…

The Macallan Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition comprises of 1,000 limited edition bottles.  Each bottle contains one of four unique single malts that reflect the mood of the signed Annie Leibovitz print that it is paired with.

The four single cask whiskies have each been matured in different cask types to be completely unique and original.  The first bottle is a 1995 sherry oak hogshead.  It perfectly reflects the rich setting and contemplative mood of leading man, Scottish actor Kevin McKidd as he has a reflective moment in the Library. The deep red mahogany 1995 whisky with rich notes of raisin and chocolate orange has a long, lingering finish which really captures the essence of the photo.

Year: 1995

Colour: Red Mahogany

Strength: 59.6%

Nose: Rich raisin sultana and chocolate orange arrive almost together, followed closely by toasted apple, ginger and clean oak

Palate: Toasted apple, ginger and oak note their intent, but are not to be outdone as orange and dried fruits step out

Finish: Long lingering, full

Now, how does that sound to you? We think it sounds very inviting!  If Leibovitz’s photography has left you feeling inspired, why not take part in our ‘The Last Word’ photography competition. Your portrait can be of anyone, including yourself – so why not give it a go and upload a photo here?  You could be visiting the home of The Macallan….

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