Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl
Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl

Macallan

Macallan 25yo Anniversary Malt 1960/1961 Vintage 43% 75cl

£5,000.00

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    THIS BOTTLE IS BEING SOLD ON BEHALF OF A CUSTOMER OF THE SPIRIT SPECIALIST. SENSIBLE OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE CONTACT THE SPIRIT SPECIALIST (WHO IS ACTING AS AN INTERMEDIARY) DIRECTLY VIA EMAIL/PHONE/SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGING TO MAKE AN OFFER.

    Possibly one of the most sought after collectible whiskies in the world, it's hard to believe that when it was first launched in 1983 this bottling had a retail price of only £25 - which was considered somewhat expensive at the time (an equivalent of around £75).

    This bottle is being sold on behalf of a customer of The Spirit Specialist. It was a present from a delivery driver who worked with the Macallan Distillery in the late 1980s/early 1990s and had purchased some from the distillery shop.

    The majority of Anniversary Malt 25yo releases have a year of distillation on the bottom left of the label. As you can see from the image, sadly the bottom part of the label has ripped off. However, this is a identical bottle to a 2nd one the owner also owns which is in pristine condition (and which he is keeping) so I am able to inform you this is a release that doesn't actually have a distillation year on it.

    However, that does not mean we cannot date this release - between 1983 and 2000 Macallan released vintage bottlings dating from 1957 to 1975, with the exception of 1960, 1961 and 1973. The UK transitioned from 75cl bottles to 70cl in the late 1980s (with a cut-off at 1990), so with some basic maths we can establish this 75cl does not contain the 1973 vintage, so it must be either 1960 or 1961 distillations (or both!) that would have been bottled around 1986 or 1987.

    In terms of the packaging - as mentioned the bottom 1cm of the front label has been torn off, and there is some slight water damage to the side. The seal however is fully intact, and the fill level is good. The '25' on the front of the wooden box is somewhat faded, and there isn't that much straw inside (although straw can easily be replaced) - other than that, it's still in very good condition.

    If you have any questions about this bottle or would like to see more pictures please get in touch.

    For the sake of transparency, The Spirit Specialist will receive a commission of the sale price.

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