NIGERIA – The Macallan, a distinguished single malt Scotch whisky distillery, has introduced “The Reach,” an exceptional single malt whisky that pays homage to the brand’s rich legacy and enduring spirit over 200 years in Nigeria. 

Kirsteen Campbell, The Macallan’s Master Whisky Maker, expressed the uniqueness of The Reach, describing it as “an incomparable single malt whisky that reflects an extraordinary moment in time.”  

Crafted in 1940, The Reach stands as the oldest expression of The Macallan, embodying ingenuity and unwavering strength of character.  

Campbell emphasized the significance of this release, stating, “Its very existence is a testament to the care and commitment to uncompromised excellence that has driven The Macallan since it was founded in 1824.” 

Aged for 81 years, The Reach is a rare single malt, making it the oldest whisky ever released by The Macallan.  

This exceptional spirit is crafted from a single sherry-seasoned oak cask, presenting a dark and precious whisky enclosed in an exquisite mouth-blown glass decanter.

The decanter is elegantly cradled on a bronze sculpture of three hands, each representing characters in The Macallan’s history.  

One hand commemorates the distillery workers of 1940, while another symbolizes the company’s past chairman, Allan Shiach. The third hand belongs to master whisky maker Kirsteen Campbell, who meticulously selected the 1940 cask for The Reach. 

Saskia Robinson, the artist behind the bronze sculpture, highlighted the central theme of “legacy” in The Reach, expressing it visually and thematically.  

Hammed Adebiyi, Brand Manager at Edrington Portfolio Nigeria, shared his excitement about the upcoming launch, stating, “The introduction of The Reach represents a monumental highlight for whisky aficionados in Nigeria. This expression of The Macallan embodies the pinnacle of craftsmanship.” 

The Reach not only signifies a remarkable addition to The Macallan’s portfolio but also serves as a tribute to the brand’s enduring heritage and the dedicated individuals who have contributed to its legacy over the years.  

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