The Macallan Drops ‘Distil Your World Mexico’


November 3, 2023

Distil Your World Mexico box and bottle The Macallan

The Macallan has released Distil Your World Mexico, a single malt whisky and documentary film which captures a sensorial journey through the Day of the Dead festival.

Distil Your World Mexico (48% ABV) marks the latest release in the series of limited-edition single malt whiskies and gastronomic creations exploring leading locations around the globe. Crafted by The Macallan Whisky Maker Diane Stuart in collaboration with the Roca brothers, owners of El Celler de Can Roca, twice named Best Restaurant in the World, Distil Your World Mexico reflects the energy, color, spirit and traditions at the heart of this joyful celebration.  

To uncover the mastery behind Mexico’s dynamic celebration of life, Diane and Joan Roca traveled to Mexico City to spend time with the people who encapsulate the traditions, craftsmanship and artistic nature of the dynamic Day of the Dead festival.

Among those they met are globally acclaimed chef and baker Elena Reygadas, curator Josefina Garcia, who is director of collections at Dolores Olmedo Museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and farmer Luiz Perez, who cultivates the marigold flowers which play a central role in the Day of the Dead festival. Their journey and experiences with the remarkable figures they encountered will be showcased in a new 30-minute documentary film.

Matured in a combination of meticulously selected American and European oak casks, Distil Your World Mexico is a limited-edition single malt whisky which pays homage to the spectacle of Mexico.

The globally acclaimed Roca brothers also created a complex and daring menu that immerses diners in the Day of the Dead festival. Their creations, which like the whisky, took inspiration from the celebrations vibrant colors, shapes, characters, cultural traditions and dishes which form part of Mexico’s inimitable cuisine.

The Macallan Distil Your World Mexico is housed in a striking white presentation box, the inside of which features a marigold design embracing the bottle. The vibrant pink lining of the presentation box and touches of pink on the bottle are also inspired by the Day of the Dead as pink symbolizes joy and the celebration of life. Included in the pack is an exclusive, bespoke artwork created by illustrator Alfredo Rios, who specializes in depicting nature and Mexican folklore.

The Macallan Distil Your World Mexico is a limited-edition release and will be available starting November 2023 for an SRP of $4,500 for the 750ml bottle at select The Macallan Boutiques around the world, in premium specialist retailers and in exclusive premium non-specialist retailers.

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