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Mackinlay's "Shackleton" Rare Old Highland Malt First Edition (750mL)




The replica Mackinlay's "Shackleton" Rare Old Highland Malt is a blended malt containing whisky from a range of Highland malts, including Glen Mhor, which was the original Mackinlay’s distillery before it closed in 1983.

Limited to 50,000 bottles, it was bottled at 47.3% ABV, is non chill-filtered and has had no added caramel colouring.  It comes in a replica bottle and wooden box.

Blender's Tasting Notes:

Color: Light honey, straw gold with shimmering highlights.

Nose: Soft, elegant and refined. Delicate crushed apple, pear and fresh pineapple. Notes of oak shavings and smoke. Hints of vanilla, creamy caramel and nutmeg.

Taste: Plenty of impact on the palate; a tantalising array of flavours,harmonious and exhilarating.

The Presentation

Box: A unique, stand-out hexagonal "shipping case" with an open "see me" window on the front panel. The raffia-encasing of the product is reminiscent of the original straw-bound bottles discovered in the Antartic. A holographic badge issues authenticity.

Bottle: A painstaking process was followed to ensure all bubbles and imperfections in the original were replicated. In effect, the glass manufacturer turned off all the modern-day quality controls.

Label Set: All lettering was meticulously drawn by hand to ensure a perfect match to the original. Paperstocks were selected to perform as the original stocks of over a century ago


Price: $159.95
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