The Macallan Releases 2022 Limited ‘M’ Collection
The Macallan has unveiled The Macallan M Collection, a range of limited release single malt whiskies which celebrates the brand’s acclaimed Six Pillars. The Six Pillars are the foundation stones that account for The Macallan’s distinctive and exceptional whiskies and comprise Natural Color, Mastery, Curiously Small Spirit Stills, The Estate, Exceptional Oak Casks and Sherry Seasoning.
The Macallan M Collection features an array of colors embodying these unique attributes and reflecting the emotions that drive the brand. The first three expressions are the 2022 editions of the previously released M and M Black and the brand-new M Copper, which pays tribute to the unique copper stills utilized by The Macallan since it was founded in 1824.
The Macallan M 2022 Release: M embodies Natural Color, a result of The Macallan’s commitment to craftsmanship and its dedication to using 100% natural ingredients and exceptional sherry seasoned oak casks. A rare spirit epitomizing the idea of transparency, the whisky glistens in a handcrafted Lalique crystal decanter.
The Macallan M Black 2022 Release: M Black represents The Macallan’s dedication to Mastery and unwavering trust in its craft. Rare, black ended casks holding peated spirit have been selected by the Whisky Mastery Team. The spirit was matured in the sherry seasoned oak and packaged in a handcrafted Lalique black crystal decanter.
The Macallan M Copper 2022 Release: M Copper is an ode to the Curiously Small Spirit Stills that remain key to crafting The Macallan’s spirit to this day. One of the defining features of the distillation process, they represent a pivotal moment in whisky-making history as when most moved to larger, higher production copper stills. A handcrafted Lalique copper colored crystal decanter represents the stills and reflects the authenticity which drives the brand through its dedication to innovative methods.
Visually representing the Six Pillars, the decanters are created in collaboration with renowned creative director, Fabien Baron and French crystal maker Lalique. Envisioned by Baron, they feature six facets while Lalique has drawn on over 130 years of mastery to bring refinement and flawless clarity. The decanters are encased in exquisite outer packaging also denoting the Six Pillars and sustainably sourced in Scotland.
The Macallan has also worked with renowned luxury fashion photographer and creative visionary Nick Knight, to create a series of photography and film in his abstract and expressionistic style. Knight’s imagery captures the collection in blocks of ice as a homage to The Macallan’s intrinsic connection to nature and the River Spey which runs through The Macallan Estate.
The Macallan M Collection will begin to roll-out worldwide starting on June 20, 2022 in both domestic and travel retail markets including The Macallan Estate, The Macallan Airport Boutiques, select luxury hotels, bars and premium retailers. For each 750ml decanter, The Macallan M 2022 Release has an SRP of $6,750, The Macallan M Black 2022 Release has an SRP of $7,750, and The Macallan M Copper 2022 Release has an SRP of $8,500.
For further information visit www.themacallan.com.