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 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.
An old bottling of 1967 vintage Tomatin released by independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Old Malt Cask series. Distilled in January, it was aged in a sherry cask for 33 years before 594 bottles were yielded in June 2000.
A 25 year old whisky from long closed Glen Mhor, formerly situated by the Caledonian Canal in Inverness. This was distilled in 1963 and bottled in the late 1980s by Sestante, a few years after the distillery shut down.
An old bottling of 7 year old Glenturret. Very few official bottlings are released as most of the distillery's production is used as a base for The Famous Grouse, of which it is the spiritual home. We estimate this bottle dates from the 1970s.
A 1975 vintage Glenglassaugh released as part of the distillery's first batch of rare cask releases. Distilled on June 18, this spent 38 years in cask, including a final finishing period in a muscatel hogshead, before being bottled in February 2014.
A 1975 vintage Glenglassaugh released as part of the distillery's first batch of rare cask releases. Distilled on September 3, this spent 38 years in cask, including a final finishing period in an oloroso sherry hogshead, before being bottled in February 2014.
A 1972 vintage whisky from Glenglassaugh for their "The Massandra Connection" series. This whisky has been aged for 39 years and finished in "Sherry Style Wines". Sherry style wines are made from a variety of grapes and have a similar flavour profile as sherry (as the name would suggest). This particular sherry style wine is a combination of Sercial, Verdelho, and Crimean Albillo grapes.
Duncan Taylor's 'Rarest of the Rare' series showcases a range of single cask, cask-strength malts from distilleries that no longer exist. This 1981 vintage Glenugie was aged for 23 years in Sherry cask 5155 before being bottled in June 2005.