Macallan Masters, Famous Grouse set to take a bow

Indian single malts & ‘phoren’ blends

Kyndal Group, a leading independent alco-bev company in the premium segment, has introduced The Macallan Reflexion and No.6 cask whiskies in India, beginning with Delhi NCR, Haryana, Maharashtra, Punjab and Chandigarh.

The Macallan Masters Decanter Series in The Reflexion embodies the foremost influence of first-fill sherry seasoned oak casks, and The Macallan No.6 delivers classic Macallan character in a celebration of richness and spice.

It is American and Spanish oak that makes the greatest contribution to the quality, natural colour and distinctive aromas and flavours at the heart of these single malt whiskies.

Bold and full bodied, Reflexion is a celebration of floral and vanilla notes, punctuated with fresh apples and apricots. This whisky’s deep red mahogany hue, taken directly from the cask, is enhanced by the carefully crafted decanter that reflects the light to showcase the depth of colour.

The Reflexion has boiled sweets which add balance to a glimpse of toasted oak to give a medium and soft finish with raisin, sultana and apple, with a hint of cinnamon and ginger.

The Macallan No.6 brings together the art of whisky making with Lalique exquisite craftsmanship to create a stunning whisky encased in the finest crystal decanter.

It takes its character from first-fill sherry seasoned oak casks from Spain. It is silky smooth, with a long and full finish with rich fruit cake of raisin, dates and figs, apples, sultanas and orange, then ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and hints of clove.

The casks are taken from a single cooperage in order to ensure the infinite quality and character at the heart of this rich single malt. The Spanish oak casks which, once seasoned with sherry, create the unique flavor of this exquisite whisky.

The Macallan Reflexion retails for Rs 2.6 lakh for a 750-ml bottle, while The Macallan No. 6 is priced at Rs 8.5 lakh (both approximate figures – prices differ from state to state).

Kyndal has also launched in India the UK’s favourite whisky, The Famous Grouse, bringing together the finest ingredients and aged in handcrafted casks. The brand has been the UK’s top-selling whisky for many years, exceeding £71 million in the UK off-trade in the 12 weeks to January 2020.

The Famous Grouse will be available in select stores across Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Punjab, Goa and Assam. It retails for Rs 1,410 for a 750-ml bottle (approximately – prices differ from state to state).

Kyndal is credited with the success in India of such other iconic and exclusive brands as Cutty Sark blended Scotch whisky, Bols X.O. Excellence brandy, Richton V.S.O.P. brandy, Bootz Dark Jamaica Rum and a selection of Bols Liqueurs.