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 beautiful 40 year old vintage Glen Garioch, bottled by the folks at Morrison Bowmore for The Whisky Exchange and released at The Whisky Show in 2011. 1971 Glen Garioch is known for being more peaty than usual, and this delicate, restrained old school dram has a lovely thread of smoke, plus tropical fruit and medicine cabinet aromas. Fabulous.
An old bottling of top selling Glenmorangie 10 year old. We estimate this was bottled in the 1960s. We're not sure why, but older bottlings of Glenmorangie 10 take on an oranginess, both in colour and taste and can be really intriguing.
A wonderfully named whisky from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, distilled at closed East Highland distillery North Port back in 1976. Distilled in December and bottled almost 24 years later in October 2000.
A 14 year old whisky from closed Glenlochy, one of the casualties of the indsustry-wide distillery closures in 1983, bottled by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. This was distilled in April 1979 and bottled in August 1993.
This whisky was distilled in 1982 at Glenesk, just two years after the distillery changed its name from Hillside. Cadenhead's selected this cask for their Authentic Collection and after 14 years of maturation, it was bottled at Cask strength.
A rare bottle of 1970 North Port (aka Brechin) bottled by Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. Almost all of the distillery's production went into blends, with the first official bottlings not appearing until the mid 1990s, a decade after the distillery had closed.
This was the 4th single cask that the Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottled from North Port (aka Brechin). The distillery closed in 1983, making bottlings highly sought after. This has notes of vanilla ice cream and tangerines.
A rare 1974 vintage whisky from Glenlochy, closed in 1983 without an official bottling appearing. This is one of a handful of independent bottlings, distilled on 29th November and bottled on 11th November 2002 by Signatory.
A 1983 vintage Glenesk, which closed in 1985 and has since become a maltings. Distilled in November, this was bottled by the folks at Duncan Taylor in late 2009 after 26 years of maturation in a sherry cask. With only 328 bottles and an ABV of 56.4% it looks like this is only a bottling of part of the cask or the angels got more than their fair share.