A single cask 1990 vintage Whisky from Glen Elgin. This has been fully matured in a pair of Bourbon barrels and bottled at the age of 22 years. Bottled at cask strength by Signatory for their Cask Strength Collection.
A 22 year old Signatory bottled whisky from Ben Nevis distillery in the Highlands of Scotland. This has been bottled without chill-filtration after maturing in a sherry butt - distilled on August 8 1991 and bottled on April 10 2014.
A 1991 vintage Ben Nevis from independent bottler Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 16 August, it was matured in sherry butt 2909 for 22 years before 569 bottles were yielded on 17 February 2014.
This is pretty exciting stuff - a single grain whisky from the extinct and rarely-seen Cambus distillery, bottled at full strength from a refill butt by independent bottlers Signatory. This was distilled in 1991, just a couple of years before the distillery was closed.
An intriguing Single Malts of Scotland bottling of whisky from Glen Grant. While the distillery isn't known for smokiness, there's a distinct whiff of wood smoke sitting in the background of this fruity 22 year old.
A 1990 vintage bottling of rarely seen Strathmill from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 9th March, it was matured in hogsheads 100181 and 100182 for 22 years before being bottled on 12th June 2012 at 55.5%.
A well aged 22 year old edition of whisky from Knockdhu (aka anCnoc), bottled at 46% with no colouring or chill filtration. It's a mix of American ex-bourbon casks and some Spanish ex-oloroso butts, adding a bit of leathery smokiness to anCnoc's traditionally silky style.
A 1990 vintage Aberlour from independent bottlers Speciality Drinks Ltd as part of their Single Malts of Scotland range. Aged for 22 years in cask number 131571, just 250 bottles of this rich and spicy whisky were released.
A very potent plain hogshead cask of Diageo's blending workhorse, Auchroisk (once of Singleton fame), from the 1990 vintage, bottled by Signatory at the end of 2012 for their Cask Strength Collection. Nice to see this very overlooked single malt in its natural state.
One of a series of 6 special bottlings to mark the 15th anniversary of the Old Malt Cask brand. Presented in a wooden box with the original style label, this 22 year old Glen Scotia was distilled in May 1991 and bottled in November 2013 from ex-bourbon cask 13609. The distillery's official range only goes up to 21 years of age, so this is a rare opportunity to try something older.
A 1990 vintage Highland Park released by independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection series. Distilled on 3rd December, it was aged in a wine cask for 22 years before being bottled on 2nd July 2013. This is a rare example of full term wine cask maturation for Highland Park, we can't wait to try it ourselves.