In my neck of the woods (where the 12-year old IS disappearing from the shelves as it's replaced by the newer, no-age-statement Macallans), the Amber (2nd from the bottom price-wise) goes for approximately the same amount as the 12-year old did. In contrast, the Ruby (top-of-the-new-line of no-age-statement releases) is even more expensive than the 18-year old matured in Sherry oak.
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