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 »
The first batch of Edradour's 2006 vintage matured full-term in hogsheads which used to hold Supertuscan wine. Distilled in March and April, it was aged for around eight years before being bottled in April 2014.
Released in 2005, a couple of years after owners Angus Dundee had bought this little-known distillery, this landmark 15yo was the first official bottling of Glencadam for many years, with most of its previous output going into Cream of the Barley and Ballantine's.
A sweet and rounded 15 year old dram from Glengoyne, made using air dried barley and about as unsmoky as a whisky can get. It's a rich mix of 1st fill sherry and bourbon matured whisky, rounded out with some refill casks.
A 2000 vintage Edradour, which was aged for 8 years in a hogshead before being transferred to an ex-Chardonnay cask for 4 and a half years. Released as part of the distillery's ongoing Straight From the Cask series of bottlings which use a variety of different wine casks to finish their whiskies.
This organic expression of 12 year old whisky from Loch Lomond was a limited release in 2013. Certified by the Soil Association, this was one of the last bottlings to be released under Sandy Bulloch's ownership before the distillery was sold to the Loch Lomond Group in March 2014.
Relaunched in 2011, Glenmorangie's sauternes-finished Nectar d'Or is now proudly boasting a prominent age statement that wasn't there before, proclaiming it to be 12 years old. Give it a couple of years and it'll be growing a weedy moustache on its top lip. IWSC 2012 Gold Medal Winner
Added to the distillery's core range in 2014, Tomatin 14 year old is aged in Bourbon barrels before being finished for a year in Port pipes. The first release from the distillery to be finished in this wood, it's fruity with a slight nuttiness.
A limited edition bottling from anCnoc, produced in collaboration with Scottish artist and designer Peter Arkle. This second edition has been matured in a combination of American and European oak casks, as selected by distillery manager Gordon Bruce.
The third (fourth if you include Travel Retail exclusives) bottling as part of the collaboration between Knockdhu distillery and Scottish designer/artist Peter Arkle. A vatting of Spanish ex-sherry butts and American ex-bourbon barrels, bottled non-chillfiltered with natural colour at 46%.
The fourth limited edition bottling as part of the ongoing collaboration between Scottish designer/artist Peter Arkle and Knockdhu distillery where AnCnoc is produced. This is a combination of whiskies aged in sherry butts and bourbon barrels.
Glengoyne is one of the only Scottish whiskies to be distilled from completely unpeated malt - the malt is allowed to dry naturally before fermentation and distillation begin, resulting in an elegant, medium-bodied style.
Formerly only available in travel retail this is a no-age-statement release from Old Pulteney that replaces the earlier WK209. They've called it "Isabella Fortuna" after the last drifter boat still in Wick harbour - if you stand at the top of the hill by the distillery you can almost see it.