Finished in Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes casks, this has all the expected Bruichladdich characteristics - seaspray, brine, floral notes - with a deliciously smooth extra veneer of sweetness. A deservedly popular 'Laddie.
Balvenie 15yo Single Barrel is always a complex proposition, the higher alcohol content giving the malt a bit of extra muscle, although the rich, fruity distillery character is still very evident. This thinker's dram was a winner at the World Whisky Awards 2010.
Beautifully-presented bottle of Tobermory. The whisky is matured in Gonzalez Byass Oloroso sherry casks and the casks mature on the mainland before travelling back to Mull for the final year before bottling.
World Whiskies Awards 2014: Best Island Single Malt 13-20yo
The initial release in a four-part series, the first chapter of the Rennaissance has been bottled at 15 years of age. There will be further releases annually to chart the progress of the distillery's spirit as it ages.
A 1999 vintage Laphroaig from independent bottler Hunter Laing as part of their Old Malt Cask series. Distilled in March, it was aged in refill butt 10167 for 15 years before 292 bottles were yielded in June 2014.
Balvenie haven't often released fully sherry matured whisky and we're very pleased to welcome the 15yo Single Barrel Sherry Cask to the range. Each bottle is part of a batch of only a few hundred, each filled from a single cask. Every batch will vary a little, but all will show off the great combination of Balvenie's spirit and rich sherry oak.
A 1996 vintage distillery bottling of Ben Nevis. This was bottled in September 2012 after spending 15 years maturing in ex-sherry cask number 1652. This was distilled in the same year the distillery relaunched its range after a period of closure during the 1980s.
A 1996 vintage distillery bottling of Ben Nevis. This was bottled in September 2012 after spending 15 years maturing in ex-sherry cask number 1653. This was distilled in the same year the distillery relaunched its range after a period of closure during the 1980s.