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barmetro

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Insertion Date: 24/01/2009


Distillery

MACALLAN DISTILLERY PROFILE

Type

'Macallan' Is Most Likely Derived From Two Gaelic Words, 'MAGH' Meaning A Fertile Piece of Ground And 'ELLAN', Meaning 'of St Fillan', An Irish Born Monk Who Travelled Widely In Scotland

Region

Spreading Christianity During The Eighth Century.After 1814, Travelers Would Have Crossed the River Spey Via The Famous Bridge, Designed By Great Thomas Telford, Downstream From The Macallan.

Age

The Common Thread Running Through The History of The Macallan Is The Obsession With Quality, Which Was Established From The Start by The Founder of The Distillery, Alexander Reid. In 1824, Reid

Distilled

A Local Farmer, Acquired A Licence to Distil Whisky Legally At Easter Elchies And The Macallan Was Born. Throughout The Nineteenth Century, The Owners of The Macallan Were All Local People,

Size

With A Deep Attachment to The Countryside, to The Produce of These Lands And to The People Living There. Almost 70 Years After The Distillery Was First Established, The Macallan Was Bought By

Proof

Roderick Kemp. The New Millennium Has Witnessed Great Success For The Macallan. In 2002, The Macallan Fine & Rare Collection Was Launched. In 2004 Launched The Macallan Fine Oak.In 2006 The Macallan

Notes

Has Launched A 'Mastery of Spirit & Crystal' With The Macallan 50 Years Old in Lalique. The 7 Years Old Version And 8 Years Fine Oak, Is Only Available In Italy Until February-March 2005.8Y2008s.