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 1973 vintage Edradour, released by independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail at 14 years of age as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. The distillery claims to be the smallest in Scotland and is also one of the most picturesque.
A classic dumpy bottle of Glendronach 12 year old. In general, bottlings from the distillery in this shape bottle are fantastic and remain in high demand. We estimate that this was bottled in the 1980s.
The tenth cask bottled by The Scotch Malt Whisky from Lochside distillery in the Highlands. This was distilled in May 1981 and bottled 20 years later in June 2001. The distillery sadly closed in 1992 and bottlings are increasingly sought after.
An old bottling of no age statement Old Fettercairn. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, a time when significant investment was being made in the distillery, thanks to the then new owners Whyte & Mackay.
A 1977 peated Ardmore bottled exclusively for VIPs & guests at the distillery's centenary celebrations in 1999. A little-known expression until Jim Murray gave it 91 points in the first ever Whisky Bible, with the comment 'It just gets better each time you taste it.'.
An old 8 year bottling of Old Fettercairn. A massive site with 14 warehouses and room for 32,000 casks of maturing spirit, bottlings from Fettercairn have never been that common. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, a time when Whyte & Mackay took control of the distillery and started significant investment.
A limited edition bottling of 1977 vintage whisky from Glenturret, normally found at the heart of the Famous Grouse blend. This has been aged for 27 years before being bottled in 2004 to produce a sweet and smooth whisky with toffee and elegant oak.
An 8 year old Glendronach presented in the sought after dumpy bottle released, we estimate, in the 1970s. The distillery is renowned for whiskies produced during this period, even if they are not quite in the same sherry-monster style as we know today..