The Macallan 72 Years Old in Lalique is a celebration of the partnership of masters from across the fields of whiskey, crystal, architecture, unique design, construction, and craftsmanship. This rare whiskey symbols a new beginning in the Macallan story because it is presented in an inimitable and bespoke crystal bottle and presentation case that is defined by the outstanding architectural complexity of a high-end brand.
According to Nick Savage, the Macallan Master Distiller, this good whiskey transports an attractive balance of strong, sweet oak with the peaty spirit shaping its refined character. Perfect to emphasize and to elevate your luxury lifestyle, it also delivers surprise after surprise as aromas of fruit follow distinctive hints of peat, all the way through to the back of the mouth where it is finished off with a lingering hint of rich fruit and oak.
Although delicate throughout all aspects, the limited-edition top-rated whiskey delivers a powerful experience. The Macallan 72 Years Old in Lalique — The Genesis Decanter is the oldest whiskey ever released by the esteemed Speyside distillery.
The Macallan 72 Years Old single malt will be rolled out globally through 2019 and will be limited to 600 decanters worldwide including the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and will also be available in exclusive airport retail stores, priced at US$60,000 per 70cl decanter.
Each decanter is encased in a bespoke presentation case inspired by the interior of the Distillery, with a curved wooden roof over the decanter, and a footprint taken directly from the circular layout of the three new still houses. Designed by Burgess Studio, the piece is handcrafted from the finest materials by The Royal Warrant holding cabinet makers, NEJ Stevenson.
Each Lalique Genesis Decanter is handblown and designed to reflect the distillery’s unique, smooth-flowing rooflines. Known as one of the best whiskeys in the world, Macallan 72 Years Old is an incredibly rare single malt, defined by years of dedication and craftsmanship and also one of the oldest and expensive whiskeys ever bottled.
Distilled in the 1940s, this marvelous spirit began its journey to maturation during the optimistic post Second World War period: the Macallan 72 Years Old in Lalique honors new dawn, defined by a truly magnificent architectural masterpiece.