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The Macallan Harmony Collection chef Jordi Roca of three Michelin star restaurant El Celler de Can Roca
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The Macallan Harmony Collection Rich Cacao

The Macallan Harmony Collection Rich Cacao

Inspirada por nuestra arraigada conexión con la naturaleza durante casi 200 años, The Macallan Harmony Collection es una exploración del mundo de los envases sostenibles. Fusiona técnicas innovadoras con materiales del mundo natural al final de su vida para verlos renacer con un propósito renovado.

The Macallan Harmony Collection

The Macallan Harmony Collection

Un whisky de pura malta excepcionalmente rico que se caracteriza por su perfil de chocolate negro profundo.

The Harmony Collection Rich Cacao ahora está agotado, pero se puede encontrar en minoristas especializados en whisky a nivel mundial.

UNA EXPLORACIÓN DEL CHOCOLATE

The Macallan Harmony Collection

Continuando con nuestra asociación de larga data con los hermanos Roca, The Harmony Collection Rich Cacao es una colaboración con Jordi Roca y Casa Cacao para dar vida a los mundos del chocolate y el whisky.

The Harmony Collection Rich Cacao es el primer lanzamiento de una serie que explora el mundo de los envases sostenibles. Reúne técnicas innovadoras con materiales del mundo natural al final de su vida, para verlos renacer con un propósito renovado.

CASA CACAO

En 2020, los hermanos Roca abrieron Casa Cacao, un hotel y fábrica de chocolate en el centro de Girona, España, la misma ciudad que su restaurante de tres estrellas Michelin El Celler de Can Roca. Dirigida por el pastelero chef Jordi Roca, Casa Cacaoconsta de 15 habitaciones de hotel, un taller de chocolate, una tienda de chocolate y una fábrica de chocolate.

La Whisky Maker de Macallan, Polly Logan, viajó a Girona para visitar Casa Cacao y se sumergió en el mundo del chocolate, explorando su proceso de elaboración del chocolate y aprendiendo sobre los perfiles de sabor distintivos.

CASA CACAO

DISCOVER THE COLLECTION

 

Trabajando en colaboración con Jordi Roca, reconocido como uno de los mejores y más creativos pasteleros del mundo, y con el excepcional chocolatero Damian Allsop, emprendí un viaje de descubrimiento, aprendiendo la artesanía, la pasión y la creatividad que implica hacer chocolate.

Polly Logan The Macallan Whisky Maker

Una colaboración con el reconocido pastelero Jordi Roca del restaurante El Celler de Can Roca con tres estrellas Michelin, este lanzamiento da vida al mundo del chocolate y el whisky. Para crear el primer whisky de edición limitada en una nueva serie de lanzamientos anuales, The Macallan Whisky Maker Polly Logan se embarcó en un viaje único a Girona, España, donde se sumergió en el mundo del chocolate, explorando el proceso de elaboración del chocolate y descubriendo el distintivo Perfiles de sabor en Casa Cacao.

Polly trabajó con Jordi Roca, dueño de la famosa boutique y hotel de chocolates Casa Cacao y el más joven de los aclamados hermanos Roca. Como parte de la exploración, también pasó tiempo con el maestro chocolatero de Casa Cacao, Damien Allsop.

INNOVACIÓN SOSTENIBLE

En homenaje a la influencia del chocolate, The Macallan Harmony Collection Rich Cacao se presenta en una caja de regalo 100% reciclable, elaborada con cáscaras desechadas de las mazorcas de cacao. Un subproducto en el proceso de elaboración del chocolate, estas cáscaras se habrían enviado al vertedero o se habrían destruido, pero ahora han renacido con un propósito renovado.

JUNTOS CHOCOLATE Y WHISKY
A través de esta experiencia única, Polly se inspiró en la pasión, el conocimiento y la creatividad del dúo para crear The Macallan Harmony Collection Rich Cacao. Ella exploró las barricas de maduración de The Macallan para buscar whisky con notas raras e indulgentes de chocolate que se combinarían armoniosamente con chocolates finos para una experiencia de degustación rica y única.

Ambos requieren tiempo y una atención excepcional a los detalles, con incluso los más mínimos cambios en el proceso que fomentan la aparición de diferentes aromas y sabores.

Polly Logan The Macallan Whisky Maker

LA EXPERIENCIA
COLOR

Granos de cacao tostados

AROMA

Fondant de chocolate, miel, roble, limón picante y jengibre

PALADAR

Chocolate negro, miel, dátiles, vainilla y canela.

TERMINAR

Largo con rico chocolate.

ABV

44%

Para esta expresión, busqué una nota de chocolate específica en las barricas de roble europeo condimentadas con jerez tradicional de The Macallan y la combiné con una nota de vainilla impartida por las barricas de roble americano condimentadas con jerez para endulzar la nota de chocolate ligeramente amargo que había encontrado. Este exquisito single malt ofrece una deliciosa experiencia de maridaje de whisky y chocolate y la oportunidad de llevar el disfrute de The Macallan a una nueva dimensión.

Polly Logan The Macallan Whisky Maker

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HUBLOT WELCOMES THREE MICHELIN STAR CHEF CLARE SMYTH AS FRIEND OF THE BRAND

HUBLOT WELCOMES THREE MICHELIN STAR CHEF CLARE SMYTH AS FRIEND OF THE BRAND

“At Hublot we work and think according to our motto ‘to be first, be unique, be different’, and we are proud to welcome Clare who so strongly embodies this ethos in her work in the UK and beyond. Cooking for and sharing meals with my loved ones is a source of great enjoyment, and I am delighted to celebrate a new Friend of the Brand from the world of gastronomy.” – Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot


London, UK Hublot is delighted to welcome Clare as a new Friend of the Brand, furthering our links with visionaries in the world of gastronomy.

Pioneering chef Clare Smyth has attracted world-renowned accolades and admiration for her ability to transform the finest local produce into globally acclaimed cuisine. Smyth’s restaurant, Core by Clare Smyth, which she opened in the heart of Notting Hill in August 2017, exemplifies the spirit of innovation and excellence championed by Hublot. While offering a relaxed dining experience, Core by Clare Smyth has attracted the most prestigious accolades in fine dining by reinventing the best British produce and delivering a new, world-renowned experience. Core by Clare Smyth was the first restaurant to enter the Good Food Guide with a perfect 10 score, and in just three years was awarded three Michelin stars, with Clare becoming only the fourth British chef ever to achieve this honour in 2021.

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The Art of Fusion
Hublot’s mastery of ‘The Art of Fusion’ is most evident in our tradition of innovation. From the first use of rubber in fine watchmaking, to creating new precious alloys such as scratch-proof Magic Gold. Hublot has consistently pioneered by discovering new purposes for materials and boldly combining them. In Clare’s reinvention of the British potato in her signature dish, ‘Potato and Roe’, she elevates a humble staple of British produce to the pinnacle of haute cuisine with imagination and ingenious care. In this bold reinvention we are proud to see an affinity with both ethos and approach to watchmaking tradition.


Meticulous expertise and a passion for fine artistry, blended together with time, are the ingredients of both gourmet cuisine and Haute Horlogerie. Precise timing is essential for chefs and patrons alike from the moment of ordering, plating up on the pass, and through to service. On entering the dining room, guests at Core by Clare Smyth will see proudly displayed in the centre of the kitchen a Hublot Classic Fusion wall clock; the heart of the restaurant beats to Hublot time.

“Having been a fan of Hublot for some time, I am delighted to join the family.  I admire the bold forward thinking and creativity underpinned with precision and expertise that makes Hublot so extraordinary.” – Clare Smyth MBE, Three Michelin-starred British chef

Clare joins Hublot’s growing family of culinary partners, with three Michelin star chefs Yannick Alléno, Andreas Caminada and Paul Pairet partnering with the Swiss luxury watchmaker. Clare Smyth was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2013 for services to the hospitality industry, and has been honoured to cook for some highly prestigious guests and at events including the Royal Wedding reception of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in 2018.

Her soaring reputation has also attracted many television appearances including MasterChef, Netflix’s The Final Table, BBC’s Great British Menu, and The Late Show. Clare was also awarded World’s Best Female Chef by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, as well as the Chef of the Year Award at the National Restaurant Awards in 2019. In 2020, Clare announced her plans to open a new restaurant at a stunning location in Sydney in 2021. OnCore by Clare Smyth will overlook one of the most beautiful sites in the world, with a continued emphasis on sustainable food by harnessing the extraordinary local produce Australia has to offer.


Hublot continues to champion British excellence
Hublot is also delighted to form a connection with another leading light in the UK, joining Brand Ambassadors, Friends of the Brand and partners such as Dina Asher-Smith in the world of athletics, cricketer Kevin Pietersen, designer Samuel Ross and Chelsea Football Club.

Celebration of a new partnership
To mark the occasion, Clare hosted some of Hublot’s VIP clients and a selection of British press at Core by Clare Smyth in Notting Hill on Monday 21st June. Clare plated up a four-course menu consisting of consisting of Scottish langoustine, English wasabi and rose geranium, poached Cornish seabass, “Beef and Oyster” and a special golden Hublot edition of the Core-teser, while wearing the Hublot Classic Fusion King Gold Blue, which she recently chose at Hublot’s flagship boutique on New Bond Street.

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THREE BRANDS UNITED IN BEAUTY – Decorté X Baccarat X Marcel Wanders

THREE BRANDS UNITED IN BEAUTY

Decorté X Baccarat X Marcel Wanders

Since 2010, Marcel Wanders studio has been serving as the art director of the prestigious skincare and beauty brand Decorté. Bringing its spirit to life in all of its facets, from form to film. In honour of the 50th anniversary of the brand, one of our other long-lasting partners, legendary crystal manufacturer Baccarat, joined the union. Aligning decades of craftsmanship and fusing three areas of expertise together to be one. Grounded in an artistic approach and a desire to celebrate beauty, an iconic design treasuring Decorté’s prestigious AQ Meliority Intensive Cream unfolded.

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three-brands-united-in-beauty-decorte-x-baccarat-x-marcel-wandersBACCARAT
Together with legendary crystal manufacturer, Baccarat we joined forces in honour of the 50th anniversary of the prestigious skincare and beauty icon Decorté. An alliance of three brands united in craftsmanship and creative excellence to forge something exceptional. A celebration of constant innovation and true beauty captured in an exclusive limited anniversary edition of the brand’s prestigious AQ Meliority Intensive Cream. Inspired by the past, created for infinity and beyond.

The sublime crystal jar preciously holds the ultimate high-performance cream at its heart. Adorned with elegant curves and deep cuts, the design refracts light with geometric precision, creating a theatrical play that sparks the imagination. A lid surmounted by a dazzling red octagon, the signature of Baccarat, reveals its inner beauty and gives the jar its stature. The enclosed resin spatula, a small piece of art on its own, enables one to apply and blend the cream with utmost care.

AQ CREAM

DECORTÉ X BACCARAT

Together with legendary crystal manufacturer, Baccarat we joined forces in honour of the 50th anniversary of the prestigious skincare and beauty icon Decorté. An alliance of three brands united in craftsmanship and creative excellence to forge something exceptional.

 

A celebration of constant innovation and true beauty captured in an exclusive limited anniversary edition of the brand’s prestigious AQ Meliority Intensive Cream. Inspired by the past, created for infinity and beyond.

A special occasion that asks for a mesmerizing design. A sublime Baccarat crystal jar preciously holds the ultimate high-performance cream at its heart. Adorned with elegant curves and deep cuts, the jar refracts light with geometric precision, creating a theatrical play that sparks the imagination. A lid surmounted by a dazzling red octagon, the signature of Baccarat, unfolds its inner beauty and gives the jar its stature. The enclosed resin spatula, a small piece of art on its own, enables one to apply and blend the cream with utmost care.

Only 999 units of this limited-edition keepsake are available worldwide, each featuring its own unique serial number along with the logos of each collaborator. This precious piece comes as a gift, presented in Baccarat’s classical red box along with two refills.