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 1975 vintage Glenmorangie released especially for the duty free market in 2001. It takes 16 employees to run the production side of the distillery, the reason every bottle carries the phrase "Handcrafted by the Sixteen Men of Tain".
An old bottle of Glendronach 12 year old . Dumpy shaped bottles from this distillery are incredibly sought after and held in high regard. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, the decade when a visitor's centre was opened at Glendronach.
A bottle of 1981 vintage North Port (aka Brechin) from independent bottlers Duncan Taylor. This was released as part of their Rarest of the Rare series, for bottlings from now closed distilleries. North Port closed a couple of years after this was distilled, in 1983, and as such bottlings are becoming increasingly hard to find.
This is the 25th cask that The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottled from distillery number 26, Clynelish. This was distilled in 1976, slap bang in the middle of a 14 year period when this 'new' Clynelish and next door distillery Brora (which confusingly used to originally be called Clynelish) were both in operation.
A 1974 vintage Glenmorangie bottled in 2000, specially for the duty free market. The best selling malt in the UK when it was bottled, this was handcrafted by the sixteen men of Tain (the distillery famously only uses 16 staff in the production process).
A 1969 vintage Teaninich bottled by Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice series. This was distilled the year before a new extension was built to the distillery with six new stills added.
An old gift boxed bottle of Glendronach 12 year old, in the incredibly sought after dumpy bottle presentation. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, the decade when a visitor's centre was opened at Glendronach.
A very rare 1970s bottling of 10 year old whisky from Glen Albyn. The distillery closed in 1983 and was demolished in 1986 and only produced a couple of distillery bottlings before it disappeared - this is one of them.
Please note this bottle has a faded label as shown in the photograph.
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. This particular dram is all the more precious for having come from a distillery demolished in 1983.
An old bottling of Glendronach 12 year old, in the incredibly sought after dumpy bottle presentation. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, the decade when a visitor's centre was opened at Glendronach.
A 1968 vintage Glengoyne, distilled on 8th April and aged for 25 years and bottled at cask strength in the mid 1990s. Another example of the fact the distillery produces fantastic whiskies at around this age.