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 1970 vintage Brora bottled by Douglas Laing as part of their Platinum Selection series. Closed in 1983, Brora bottlings are much in demand, especially great ones like this. This was awarded an average of 92 points by 7 of the Malt Maniacs.
A special bottling of Glenmorangie released to commemorate Concorde's first ever commercial flight on 21st January 1976, the day this whisky was distilled. Presented in a wooden box, this is a rare bottle.
A 1971 vintage Brora bottled by Douglas Laing as part of their Old Malt Cask series. Brora was sadly closed in 1983 and bottlings from the distillery are now highly sought after. This was awarded an average of 92 points by 7 of the Malt Maniacs.
A 1940 vintage Old Elgin malt from an undisclosed Highland distillery released by independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail with their Book of Kells style label. "G&M" are specialists in bottling very old whiskies and left this for 40 years before releasing this one in the early 1980s.
Released at the end of 2013, this stunningly presented decanter, one of only 500 released worldwide, contains 35 year old Glengoyne. Distilled in the 1970s, this is rich and complex and comes with an individually numbered leather book detailing the distillery's history.
One of the now-legendary 1972 Broras bottled by Diageo as part of the Rare Malts series, that really kick-started the explosion of interest in this lost distillery. 1972 is regarded as a miracle year for Brora, and this version won 96 points from Brora expert Serge Valentin on Whiskyfun. MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.
One of the now-legendary 1972 Broras bottled by Diageo as part of the Rare Malts series, that really kick-started the explosion of interest in this lost distillery. 1972 is regarded as a miracle year for Brora, and this version won Brora expert Serge Valentin's highest ever score, with 97 points. Enough said. MAXIMUM 2 BOTTLES PER CUSTOMER.
Another impressive bottling from the folks at Dalmore, matured for almost four decades in bourbon casks before a final 18 month stint in 30 year old Gonzalez Byass Matusalem sherry casks. It's named for the latin word for 'Constellation' and is certainly rather shiny. IWSC 2012 - Gold Medal - Whisky - Scotch
Inspired by and named after the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights, just 200 bottles of this Oloroso sherry cask 1964 vintage Dalmore have been released. IWSC 2012 - Gold Outstanding Medal - Whisky - Scotch
An extraordinary find, this is one of the rarest single malts we've ever come across. Glamis is the single malt from the long-extinct Glenfyne distillery (sometimes also known as Glendarroch), which was situated in Ardrishaig on the edge of Loch Fyne and closed in 1937.
Very similar in character to the Dalmore 50yrs in the crystal decanter (they are from the same batch of stock), this is an earlier presentation from the 1970s and is packaged in a smart black ceramic decanter within an individual wooden case. Dalmore ages better than perhaps any other Highland distillery, and gives Macallan a run for its money in the quality stakes, but stocks are always very low.
A true rarity - as well as being incredibly old, this bottle was never officially released for general sale. The remains of a batch bottled in crystal for the Japanese market in 1984, these bottles were given to staff and guests at an event to commemorate the re-opening of the distillery in the early '90s.
Bottled in 1978 into just sixty beautiful cut crystal decanters, the casks for Dalmore 50yo were laid down in the 1920s, and some of the spirit is reputed to have been distilled in the late 19th century. This is one of the best 50 year-old whiskies ever produced and is the personal favourite of many connoisseurs worldwide.