A relatively young entry in the Douglas Laing Platinum range, with only 21 years on the clock for this whisky from Glenrothes. However, it has come from a sherry hogshead with an outturn of only 94 bottles - a rare dram which probably has a story behind it...
A 1990 vintage Laphroaig from Douglas Laing, bottled as part of their Directors' Cut range, as selected by Fred and Stewart Laing. Distilled in October and bottled in August 2012 after 21 years of maturation in a refill hogshead.
Only the second official Rosebank since the demise of the Rare Malts series, this 21yo was distilled in 1990 and has been vatted from refill American and European casks. Lighter in style than 2007's officially-bottled 25yo, in a strong field this was another of the hits of 2011's Special Releases.
A benchmark: not just for Macallan, but for aged whisky everywhere. Sets the standard for sherried Speysides to aspire to. 'Best Malt in the World': The Macallan 18 years old, Whisky Magazine, June 2004
Ta-Daa! The first official bottling of Kinivie, workhorse for the Grant's stable. You may well have had Monkey Shoulder (which has plenty of Kininvie in it), but this is the first opportunity to try it as a single malt in its own right.
A very special bottling of Hazelwood whisky. This is the first bottling of single malt whisky from Kininvie distillery and was specially selected to celebrate the 105th birthday of Janet Sheed Roberts on August 13th 2006. This whisky has been matured for 15 years and bottled at 105 proof (52.5%).