This Macallan Aera is a limited release for the Asian market
The Macallan Aera has been specially crafted to celebrate lifes most unforgetable moments. The graduation. The first job. The wedding. This spirit honours all such milestones and reminds us that life is a journey full of rich experiences.
On the nose it is rounded and well balanced with vanilla notes, candied dried fruits, orange peel and sweet citrus. To taste it has hints of chocolate, dried fruit richness, sooth honey with a sweet citrus burst. The finish is medium to long with lingering vanilla and gentle warmth
On the 2nd June 2018 Macallan opened their new £140 milllion disitllery in the grounds of Easter Elchies Manor House. It was designed by a London based company, Rodgers Stirk Harbour + Partners and has the most complicated roof structure in the world. 1,800 beams, 2,400 roof elements and more than 380,000 individual components. 95% of the energy used at the distillery will be from renewable resources.
Macallan name comes from Gaelic. Magh meaning ‘fertile ground’ and Ellan which is a reference to St Fillan who spent time in Scotland in the eighth century. The distillery was established 1824.