Presented in a wooden box, and accompanying The Macallan Amber 70cl 40% vol., we find the favorite glass of all distilleries in Ireland and Scotland, the official Glencairn whiskey glass. In addition, in a pairing of contrasts, dark chocolate with Ibiza salt from Cacao Sampaka and nuts, also seasoned with salt from the island.
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All the components of the gift come inside a wooden box with handle with black satin cover.
The Glencairn cup is a whiskey glass cup developed in 2002 by the Scottish company Glencairn Crystal. Although it is not the only cup designed specifically for the whiskey , it is used by all distilleries in Scotland, Ireland and many of those in the United States.
The shape of the cup helps integrate and enhance the nose in the tasting experience, positively affecting the aromas and flavors.
White chocolate tablet with rose scent and crunchy strawberries, the minimum cocoa content is 30%. Net weight of 100 g. Dimensions: 16.5x8.5x1.5cm.
With stores in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Al-Kobar, Osaka and Tokyo, Cacao Sampaka produces sweets derived from cocoa of great recognition. Cacao Sampaka was born to spread the culture of chocolate and convey the passion for this sweet. Chocolate artisans work the product from the beginning, starting with the selection of raw material, cocoa beans and ending with the presentation and packaging of the product. All products are made with the highest quality cocoa, without preservatives or dyes.
Delicious Scottish cookies with chocolate pieces made by one of the most outstanding companies in the preparation of this type of candy. Weight approx. 150 g.
The Macallan Amber 70cl 40% vol. belongs to The 1824 Series, presented at the end of 2012. This second whiskey presented by the renowned and respected Scottish distillery The Macallan replaces the late Sherry Oak 12 Years, with a whiskey that revolves around color and not age. Amber, the second link in the series, has been aged in European oak barrels of sherry of first and second use, in Gold the citrus notes stand out more unlike in amber, in which the influence of sherry is more prominent, with notes of raisins, sherry and citrus notes much lighter.
The Macallan distillery is located in the Scottish region of Speyside, in Craigellachie, Moray. Founded in 1824 by Alexander Reid, a local farmer who acquired the license to make whiskey and decided to settle in Easter Elchies House, a building dating back to 1700, made of stone for Captain John Grant, an exceptional example of the classic stately mansion of The Highlands The house is surrounded by 160 hectares of green fields and lush forests that are used for the cultivation of barley to make The Macallan, grass for sheep and cattle, forests and grasslands reaped to attract species of birds, the lands are cared for and cultivated in harmony and respect with the environment. The Spey River, one of the distillery's water sources, bordering the farm in the south and southeast, the Spey River that gives its name to the Speyside whiskey-making region, is famous for the whiskey industry that accompanies it during its course and salmon fishing.
During the 19th century the owners of The Macallan were people from the region, with a special link to the inhabitants and nature of the place. Almost seventy years later, Roderick Kemp bought the distillery, and during the leadership period Roderick established the reputation of quality of The Macallan, thanks to his efforts, the distillery experienced a growth in demand and from 1951 - 1963 the distillery suffered numerous changes, improvements and expansions of the facilities.
In 2002 and the following years the distillery won numerous awards, acclaimed by critics and connoisseurs, the Fine & Rare collection garnered great recognition, which continued to expand in 2004 with the Fine Oak collection.
The Macallan distillery has always shown exceptional quality in its products for decades. The waters to make the whiskeys are extracted from springs located on the farm itself, near where the Spey River and Ringorm Burn converge. The distillery stills are the smallest in Speyside and until 2004 the distillery had only used European oak barrels that contained sherry acquired in Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz. From that year The Macallan introduced the American oak barrels of ex-Bourbon in addition to those of Spanish sherry with the Fine Oak series.
Style: Single Malt.
Aging: Aging in European oak sherry barrels, first and second use, without declared age.
Nose: Light in intensity, vanilla, lemon zest, barley and raisins dipped in sherry.
Mouth: Rich in texture, envelops the palate with notes of cinnamon and raisins, an easy to drink whiskey, direct and clean.
Final: In the end the oak and cinnamon stand out.
Macallan Amber is the second youngest whiskey in the 1824 series. It is easy to drink, with typical Speyside flavors, with more prominent sherry notes than Gold.