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1981 Vintage Whisky
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75cl / 65.3%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Scotch Malt Whisky Society
The second cask bottled by The Scotch Malt Whisky from Coleburn in Speyside. This was distilled in October 1981 and bottled 8 years later in September 1990. The distillery closed in 1985 and was used predominantly for blending.
£399.00 Inc. VAT
(£332.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 64.7%
Speyside Single Malt Whiksy
Scotch Malt Whisky Society
A 1981 vintage release from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. The 8th release from Distillery #83, this has been matured for 15 years and was bottled in January 1997.
£399.00 Inc. VAT
(£332.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1981 vintage Port Ellen, bottled by Gordon & Macphail for the Connoisseurs Choice range way back in 1999. Quite rare to see a Port Ellen under twenty years old these days.
£425.00 Inc. VAT
(£354.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 61.9%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Duncan Taylor
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.
£450.00 Inc. VAT
(£375.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 63.9%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The rare 1981 vintage Rosebank Flora & Fauna, bottled in 1997 as one of the select few whiskies in the range to get a cask strength version.
£499.00 Inc. VAT
(£415.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 63.9%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A rare bottle of 1981 vintage Rosebank from the Flora & Fauna series, bottled in 1997. This was one of the few releases to be at full cask strength.

Please note this bottle has a damaged label as shown in the photograph.
£499.00 Inc. VAT
(£415.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 62.3%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A bottling of 1981 vintage Rosebank from the Rare Malts Selection, bottled at 20 years of age. In line with the range, this was bottled at natural cask strength. Bottles from Rosebank are in high demand, partly due to the fact the distillery is now closed.
£499.00 Inc. VAT
(£415.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 61.4%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Not at all what you might expect, this is a powerhouse of a malt. Big, full and extremely spicy, with a massive abv for the age and some delicious polished maltiness. A tour de force.
£550.00 Inc. VAT
(£458.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A perfect example of what wood-finishing (so often reviled by some) can achieve, Glenmorangie 1981 spent the last two of its 21 years of maturation in casks formerly containing Chateau d'Yquem. A legendary 'Morangie.
£550.00 Inc. VAT
(£458.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 60%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A very special edition Royal Lochnagar distilled from the first batch of barley processed at the Roseisle maltings in 1981, and bottled to celebrate their 25th anniversary.
£550.00 Inc. VAT
(£458.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
First Cask
A 23 year old bottling of 1981 distilled spirit from cult closed distillery Brora. Bottled in the mid 90s for Direct Wines as part of their First Cask series.
£550.00 Inc. VAT
(£458.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 62.3%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The Rare Malts are a now-discontinued series of cask-strength releases designed by Diageo to showcase some of the hidden treasures in their portfolio. This Rosebank is even rarer by virtue of being both a Lowland malt and from a distillery that ceased production in 1993.
£599.00 Inc. VAT
(£499.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 61.1%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The Rare Malts are a now-discontinued series of cask-strength releases designed by Diageo to showcase some of the hidden treasures in their portfolio. This Rosebank is even rarer by virtue of being both a Lowland malt and from a distillery that ceased production in 1993.
£599.00 Inc. VAT
(£499.17 Ex. VAT)
100cl / 43%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A litre bottle of the 1981 vintage release of Lagavulin's PX sherry matured distillers edition. This third vintage to be released was bottled at the turn of the millennium in 2000.
£699.00 Inc. VAT
(£582.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 58.2%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1981 vintage Brora from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 8th December, this was aged in a sherry butt for 23 years before being bottled on 27th April 2005.
£799.00 Inc. VAT
(£665.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 53.7%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1981 vintage Brora from independent bottler Signatory as part of their Cask strength Collection. Distilled on December 8, it was matured in sherry butt 1557 for 23 years, before 613 bottles were yielded on June 8 2005. The distillery sadly closed in 1983 and bottles are highly sought after.
£799.00 Inc. VAT
(£665.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.4%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1981 vintage Brora released by independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask strength Collection series. Distilled on December 8, it was aged in sherry butt 1561 for 22 years before 611 bottles were yielded on October 6 2004.
£799.00 Inc. VAT
(£665.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 54.5%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A special bottling of Glenmorangie consisting of whisky hand selected by the distillery manager and bottled in 1998. 1981 has been a much loved vintage of the distillery's staff and this looks to have been one of the first bottlings to start off that affection.
£799.00 Inc. VAT
(£665.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 60.4%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Bottlers
A 1981 vintage Port Ellen from Edinburgh based independent bottlers The Bottlers. Distilled in May (just two years before the distillery closed) it was aged for 19 years before being bottled in July 2000 from a single refill sherry butt at full strength.
£850.00 Inc. VAT
(£708.33 Ex. VAT)
75cl / 64.7%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Scotch Malt Whisky Society
A rare Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling of young whisky from the most cult of closed distilleries - Port Ellen. Distilled in April 1981, shortly before they closed, and bottled in November 1991 at just 10 years old.
£950.00 Inc. VAT
(£791.67 Ex. VAT)
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