The Macallan is one of the oldest and most famous Whisky distillery in Scotland. It was founded in 1824, by Alexander Reid on a plateau above the river Spey in northeast Scotland. The distillery is surrounded by a 485 acre estate with Easter Elchies House at its heart. The Macallan was one of the first distillers in Scotland to be legally licensed and used to be called the Elchies Distillery. The copper stills in Macallan are famous as unusually small size made from traditional copper, and only 16% of the heart of the new make spirits were produced during the distillation process. Giving the spirit a rich, full-bodied and fruity character, maturing in mainly Sherry oak cask sourced from Spain and America. After the maturation, become a typical range of Macallan.