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 1999 vintage Glenturret from independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail as part of their Macphail's Collection. This was distilled in the same year that current (as of 2014) owners Edrington bought the holding company of the distillery for over £600m. This has notes of cherry and nuts.
A 20cl bottle of Glengoyne's 21 year old sherry matured whisky. Noticeably deeper than younger expressions, with delicious rich fruity and oaky notes - the darker colour and long finish are testament to the extra years in the sherrywood.
Fior means pure or true in Gaelic, and this no-age-statement bottling launched in summer 2010 is something of a rebirth for the much-maligned Fettercairn distillery. Described by the producers as tasting of dark chocolate, coffee beans and peat smoke, with nutmeg, mint, citrus fruits and truffle. The finish is said to be of sherry trifle, marzipan and pineapple.
Please note this is limited to 1 bottle per customer.
A 1997 vintage Macduff from independent bottler Signatory as part of their Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on June 12, it was matured in hogsheads 4074 and 4075 for 16 years before being bottled on April 17 2014.
Ahh, the sting of seaspray, the tarry rope, the spice, the kippers for breakfast, the comforting reek of peat! Ignore all the hype and treat yourself to three of Diageo's finest - perfect hipflask fuel for a walk down the shore.
A 1999 vintage Dalmore under the Connoisseurs Choice label of independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail. The distillery gained notoriety in 2002 when a 62 year old release became the most expensive bottle of whisky sold up to that point, at just over £25,000.
Introduced to Glen Garioch's standard range in late 2010 this 12yo is a mix of ex-Bourbon and sherry casks and, like the other distillery bottlings since the revamp, has been bottled at a feisty 48%. A real charmer. World Whiskies Awards 2012 - Best Highland 12 years and under
A sherry finished whisky from Tullibardine, part of their range of finishes. It was matured first in bourbon casks before spending some time in 500 litre sherry butts, most of which previously held Pedro Ximenez.
Released in 2013 to coincide with their sponsoring of a yacht in the Clipper Round the World Race, Old Pulteney Navigator was created to reflect the distillery's rich maritime heritage. It is matured in ex American bourbon and ex Spanish Sherry casks and bottled at 46%.
A 2000 vintage Macduff from independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice series. Distilled in the year the distillery underwent a refurbishment, this was bottled in 2013, just as it reached its teenage years.