. As a result of the eight different casks, The Macallan Edition No. He was professional, knowledgeable and friendly throughout the process and I was very pleased to receive just short of the figure we had originally discussed. Good communication at all stages and has proven to be an easy and trustworthy person to deal with. The Macallan's 10 spirit stills are the smallest in Speyside.
He advises without any pressure and his charging system is totally clear and very fair. The sale was done very quick, and the money was in my bank account the next day. Incredibly professional, organised and customer service was outstanding - a rare find these days. Following distillation, The Macallan distillers remove the heads and tails of the whisky and collect approximately 16% of the spirit to fill into casks for maturation. I would highly recommend Mark and would certainly use his services again! Mark has been an enormous help to me in selling two bottles of whisky which I bought many years ago but are now too valuable just to drink! He has been patient and encouraging with my questions.
It has a rich aroma of vanilla and caramel. I would recommend Mark to anyone. A bottle without its original box could be worth up to 30% less. Mark helped us to sell our limited edition, signed L S Lowry print. They continually come up with new twists and tweaks to wring out special flavour profiles and special editions.
The result is a bold single malt drawn from eight of the finest European and American oak cask styles and sizes, sherry-seasoned and aged to perfection before being combined to create this rich and multidimensional whisky. We offer case and mixed case discounts on wine. In 1968, Macallan-Glenlivet was traded on the London Stock Exchange. Collection and delivery were taken care of by Mark and instruction was clear and easy to follow. Would be happy to do business with him again and would recommend his services.
The Macallan Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky is admired by connoisseurs worldwide as a Roll-Royce amongst malts. Fortunately, they have achieved this scale without sacrificing quality. The key to understanding The Macallan lies in the Company's total dedication to quality and attention to detail. Distilled at their distillery in Speyside, this legendary Single malt is carefully matured for a minimum of 15 years. Master Whiskey Maker Bob Dalgarno draws the perfect quantity from each cask style to create in intriguing, multi-dimensional whisky that begins light and soft and finished rich and dark, taking the palate on a surprising and satisfying journey. The service was professional and fast and Mark kept us informed as to exactly what would happen and when.
The roof itself is a giant puzzle held together by precision, no glue or nails of any kind. He has a good network of contacts and was able to arrange the sale of our Whiskey quickly and obtained a fantastic result. Mark is extremely trustworthy, friendly, patient and honest and demonstrated a superb knowledge and enthusiasm for all the items he sold for us. The Macallan and Lalique The Macallan has a strong association with French luxury glassmaker Lalique. I will have no hesitation in using his services again and highly recommend him to anyone. In 1824, the Macallan distillery was licensed to Alexander Reid, but under a different name; it started life as Elchies Distillery.
He founds Glen Spey distillery a decade later. As alcohol is more volatile than water it is the alcohol that will evaporate first which damages the flavour. He explained all of the steps I needed to take in a straightforward manner and no question was too small for him to answer. Each cask was chosen by The Macallan Master Whisky Maker, Bob Dalgarno, with the idea to create a rich and complex whisky. A seamless experience from start to finish with Mark and an absolute pleasure to deal with.
Mark was always ready with advice on procedures, most of which were a totally new experience for me My whiskey cask sale was effectively prossessed and I had every confidence that matters were dealt with efficiently. The unique combination of Bourbon and Sherry oak casks produces a particularly smooth, delicate and light whisky. The region, as defined by the Scotch Whisky Association, covers all the land north of an imaginary line running between the estuaries of the rivers Clyde and Tay. They are: the age of whisky, the age of bottle, whether or not they are special editions, the vintage, the level and condition of the label. The latter uses a proportion of american oak casks seasoned in Spain with sherry, whilst the former uses more traditional ex-sherry casks.
The meticulous attention to detail and quality found in our approach to oak cask selection delivers surprising aromas and character in this vibrant single malt. We commend him highly to anyone with good whisky to sell. Everything about the operation was professional and Mark himself was friendly and most knowledgeable. I was delighted with the outcome and would definitely recommend Mark and his expert services to others. As well as various limited edition ranges of rare and older whiskies, The Macallan bottle an extensive array of whiskies at various ages in the Sherry Oak and Fine Oak collections. Holding onto a bottle for a long time does not necessarily mean its value will increase as the whisky does not improve once bottled, unlike wine.
This is a more reliable sales route than auctions and the commission is half of what an auction house would charge. Alongside its unusually small handbeaten copper stills, The Macallan is perhaps best known for its insistence on sherry aging. Mark was brilliant, he was reassuring, kept in regular contact, explained the process thoroughly and I would definitely use his service again. No matter what the occasion, champagne, gourmet, wine and spirit baskets are a great choice. All our contact details are provided at the bottom of this page. The roof is covered with a grass and wildflower blanket, and sports a design that resembles waves, designed to mimic the rolling hills of Speyside, camouflaging it into the cliffs. In 1820, Alexander Reid began renting the home from Sir Lewis Grant of Grant.