The Scottish Highlands are home to various distilleries making disparate styles of single malt. From the maritime malts of Oban and Pulteney to the light, citrussy Glernmorangie and the dry complexity of Glen Ord, there's something for everyone here. Read More »
A 1978 Glenglassaugh, matured for 33 years and chosen by production manager Mhairi McDonald as part of the distillery's Chosen Few range. She went for something a bit different to the other bottlings, going for a fresh and fruity dram.
The first of Glenglassaugh's Chosen Few series of single cask bottlings, as chosen by the distillery team. This one is the selection of Customer Account Manager Ronnie Routledge and has the combination of tropical fruit and sherry character that he loves in a whisky.
Glenmorangie's Sonnalta PX is the second of their Private Collection bottlings after 2008's release of Astar. Sonnalta PX has been finished in casks formerly containing Pedro Ximenez. A great success at TWE tastings in Vinopolis.
The Rare Malts are a now-discontinued series of cask-strength releases designed by Diageo to showcase some of the hidden treasures in their portfolio. Originally bottled in 1997, this expression is a brilliant example of what this great Highland distillery is capable of.
A 1976 vintage Glenury Royal, bottled by independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. The distillery closed in 1983 and bottlings from this distillery can be hard to find.
An official bottling of 1973 vintage Glen Ord as part of Diageo's Rare Malts series. During the time of distillation, there were two types of maltings in operation at the distillery - a Saladin box and a drum maltings.
This was the 6th cask of Inchmurrin that The Scotch Malt Whicky Society bottled. They call this bottle "From the carpenter's shop" Inchmurrin is one of eight single malts produced at Loch Lomond distillery, this is made possible due to the adjustable stills, which can be altered to make different styles of whisky.
An eleven year-old Clynelish 1997 bottled at cask strength from a single first-fill bourbon cask - something tells us this could be one of the more popular releases from the last batch of Diageo's Managers Choice bottlings.