A sumptuous (natural) colour on this Glencadam 1977, bottled from a single sherry cask by Douglas Laing for their rarely-less-than-pretty-amazing Platinum Selection. Sweet initially, with plenty of wood as you'd expect and some pleasant savoury notes and burnt toast flavours.
A single cask Bunnahabhain that you can tell has come from a sherry cask as soon as you see it - dark and foreboding, but in a good way. Bottled at cask strength in January 2011 by Douglas Laing for their Platinum Selection range. MAXIMUM 1 PER CUSTOMER.
The fourth of Bruichladdich's 'Legacy' bottlings of the oldest whiskies inherited by the distillery's new owners. This 32 year-old was released in 2005 and was the smallest run of the Legacy series, with a release of just 820 bottles.
Very few expressions of Glen Elgin have been bottled, so this is a rare treat. Released in 2003, this is a delicious honeyed, fruity dram from an often overlooked distillery that has long been rated 'First Class' by blenders lists.
The first official bottling of Glenugie since a near-impossible-to-find 5yo Grant McDonald bottling from about twenty years ago, this 1977 was bottled in 2010, twenty-seven years after the distillery closed its doors for the last time in 1983. Bottled at its impressive cask strength of 55% abv.
Distilled in 1978, this Brora 32 year old is the oldest yet released by Diageo, and was introduced as part of the Special Releases for 2011. A marvellously complex nose with an intricate, medium-peated palate.
A marriage of two casks of whisky distilled at Benromach back in 1969. Matured for 42 years in refill sherry casks it's bottled at 42.6% and is packed full of great sherry flavour.
This is limited to one bottle per customer