MACALLAN - Replica 1861Speyside Malt Whisky
1861 Replica wins gold medal.
The Macallan 1861 Replica. a meticulous model of a 19th Century Scotch whisky, has won a Gold medal in a prestigous drinks competition, the 2003 Wine & Spirit Design Awards.
Released in October 2001, the Replica sold out within months. The Macallan's global marketing manager, said this award is living testament to the Edrington values of independence, innovation , involvement and integrity.
Whisky maker Bob Dalgarno had a huge task to recreate the whisky inside the Replica bottle. More than 16,000 casks from the Macallan warehouses were"nosed" to achieve a whisky profile that closely resembled that of the original whisky.