firstly, The Macallan M Black 2018 Release is only the second of its kind and only 850 were made available worldwide.
Hugely sought-after, the range is a collaboration between three masters:
French designer Fabien Baron (think Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine,
Italian Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar,
Calvin Klein, Madonna’s Sex book and so much more),
crystal maestros Lalique and of course the biggest name in whisky The Macallan.
M Black 2018 Release, or MMXVIII to give it its Roman numerals,
subtly smoky Macallan in lustrous black crystal from Lalique,
with each decanter individually number.
also, It has been drawn from Macallan’s oldest and rarest casks,
some of which were distill in the 1940s.
The dazzling six-face design pays homage to Macallan’s six pillars:
their spiritual home, their unusually small stills, the finest cut use,
the quality of their oak casks, their dedication to natural color and the resulting peerless spirit.
Dry fruits such as sultanas and apricots,
combine with peat smoke, fresh cherries, toffee apples,
Christmas gingerbread, marzipan, Abernethy biscuits and wood. Rich and smoky,
M Black is a jewel in the crown of any Scotch collection and one for opening only the darkest of nights.
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling 70cl / 44.8%
The 2018 edition of Macallan’s M Black Decanter series,
this is one of just 850 bottles release.
in addition, The whisky inside these black Lalique decanters is sherry mature Macallan as you would expect,
but the intriguing thing is that it has the add twist of a hint of smoke.
The resulting whisky is wonderfully rich with dark fruits,
and this leads to the lovely peat smoke flavors that come through.
This fantastic whisky is presented in a black Lalique decanter,
which itself is housed in a luxurious presentation case with a separate Lalique glass stopper.
Each bottle is etch with the bottle number on the base.
in conclusion, Anyone with an eye for fashion will tell you that black never goes out of style,
a fact that Macallan have capitalize on beautifully with this stunning release.
A limited release of only 725 bottles,
this is an absolutely exquisite expression from the Highlanders,
an elegant decanted brimming with notes of chocolate,