Broadly speaking, Speyside whiskies can be classified as falling into one of two camps. At one end of the spectrum there are the light, grassy, 'lunchtime whiskies' (please note that TWE advocates responsible drinking!) such as Glenlivet; at the other end lie the rich, sweet, sherried qualities of Glenrothes and Macallan. Read More »
A special release of Longmorn 1969 whisky, specially selected by Signatory for their 10th Anniversary in 1998. This whisky has been matured in Oak cask for 28 years and was bottle at cask strength specifically for the occasion. The bottle comes in a wonderful presentation box, complete with two Signatory-branded tumblers.
A beautiful bronzed dram from Macallan, distilled December 10th 1968, aged for 26 years and then bottled by Signatory in November 1995. The distillery produced some excellent spirit in the late 1960s and Signatory have a bit of a reputation for having chosen some of their best casks.
A marvellous Gordon & Macphail bottling of ancient Strathisla, distilled in 1953 and bottled over 55 years later. Even better, for their most recent bottlings Gordon & Macphail have upped the strength to 43% from 40%. This should be phenomenal for lovers of the style.
A 16 year old Aultmore bottled to celebrate the distillery's 100th anniversary. It's a rare limited edition release and comes in at an eye-watering 63% abv. From the colour, it's probably safe to assume this was from a sherry cask.
You don't get many independent releases from Dailuaine and this one piles on the rarity by being bottled for Italian distributer Samaroli. Distilled in 1962 and released in the 1980s after 24 years in wood. Just 360 bottles were released.
Not the most expensive malt in our Luxury Collection, but this is a class act, and a benchmark malt for Longmorn, one of the very best distilleries in Speyside. Superb flavour concentration with the distillery's trademark grapefruit, boiled sweets and a hint of smoke.