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Tales of The Macallan Collection

70-year Old Bottling with Highly Collectible Packaging from The Macallan

$113,000Collection Value
1,130Total Shares
1Total Bottles
2025-2028Estimated Sale
$100Share Price

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Key Highlights

Concrete Evidence of Desirability and Enduring Value

The remarkable 41.24% increase in the Rare Whisky 101 Index Macallan Index over the past three years provides tangible evidence of The Macallan's desirability and enduring value as a sought-after investment for whisky enthusiasts and collectors. This impressive surge further solidifies the brand's position in the market and reaffirms the appeal of its exquisite and limited-edition releases.

The Macallan Ultra-High Age Statement Series Success

The Macallan has seen great success in its high-age statement series, with owner Edrington crediting the success of the Red Collection for revenue and profit growth. As the first in a new high-age statement series, The Tales of Macallan Volume #1 is well-positioned to remain in demand as subsequent releases will keep the series in the media. Additionally, as new collectors acquire future releases in the series, demand is likely to be renewed for this bottling as those who didn't acquire the first edition upon release will look to add it to their collection to complete the set.

A Masterful Work of Art

The collaboration between The Macallan and esteemed artisans, such as Lalique and Shepherds Bookbinders, has resulted in The Macallan Tales of the Macallan Volume #1 becoming more than just a whisky; it is a true work of art. The fusion of crystal craftsmanship and traditional bookmaking elevates the decanter's visual appeal and transforms it into a highly collectible item with unmatched artistic value.

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Collection Description

The Tales of the Macallan Volume #1 is a true testament to The Macallan's leadership in the world of ultra-high age statement bottlings in whisky collecting, clocking in at an eyepopping 70 years of age. With a remarkable 41.24% increase in the Rare Whisky 101 Index Macallan Index over the past three years, the brand's desirability and enduring value are undeniable. It has become a sought-after investment for whisky enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Edrington, the owner of The Macallan and other spirits brands, reported record-breaking revenues surpassing £1 billion for the first time, with a staggering 43% growth in pre-tax profit over the past year. This success was attributed, in large part, to the popularity of Macallan's high-age-statement bottlings, reaffirming the brand's strength in the market.

The exclusivity of Tales of the Macallan Volume #1, with only 350 decanters produced, adds to its allure among collectors. As demand for rare and distinguished whiskies continues to rise, the limited supply of this series enhances its appeal and potential for future value appreciation.

The Macallan's Tales series features an exceptionally rare single malt whisky, which is the first entry bottled after an impressive maturation period of over 70 years in oak casks. As whisky only matures while in the cask, unlike wine which also ages in the bottle, the cask aging process of whisky is a crucial aspect of its flavor development. It is significant to note that many whisky casks don't age beyond 20 or 30 years, making a 70-year-old whisky like the one in the Tales of the Macallan series an extraordinary and highly sought-after find. The prolonged maturation showcases the artistry and expertise of The Macallan's distillers while highlighting the immense patience required to create such exceptional and memorable spirits.

The Tales of Macallan Volume #1 is more than just a whisky as the decanter and almanac in which it is encased are the result of a collaboration between renowned artisans at Lalique, Shepherds Bookbinders, and the celebrated artist Andrew Davidson, notably recognized for his glass doors at Wimbledon's center court and the cover art for the 2013 edition of the iconic Harry Potter book series. The fusion of crystal craftsmanship, traditional bookmaking, and illustration elevates the artistic appeal and collectible value of the Macallan Tales of the Macallan series.

In conclusion, the Macallan Tales of the Macallan Volume #1 collection presents a unique investment opportunity in the world of rare whiskies. With an impressive 41.24% appreciation in the Rare Whisky 101 Index Macallan Index and its exceptional rarity, high age statement, exquisite craftsmanship, and rich historical significance, this whisky remains a compelling choice for discerning collectors. The endorsement from Edrington's record-breaking revenues further solidifies Macallan's position as a formidable force in the spirits market, maintaining its appeal for discerning collectors.