A Connoisseurs Choice bottling of Glen Elgin, one of the key malts in the White Horse blend. Brilliantly, this has been bottled at 46% - previously unusual for Gordon & Macphail's CC range, but hopefully a marker of things to come.
A 1996 vintage Signatory Un-Chillfiltered Collection release of whisky from Caol Ila. A vatting of two hogsheads, distilled on September 3rd 1996, matured for 16 years and bottled on December 11th 2012.
A very fetching bottle of Longmorn from the Nectar of the Daily Dram series. The company has an innovative approach to packaging, with each bottling individually labelled using some really imaginative and modern design - this time it's Stonehenge.
A single cask whisky from Glentauchers, bottled for the Cask Strength Collection by Signatory. Distilled on February 6th 1996 and bottled exactly 16 years later on February 6th 2012 after maturing in a bourbon barrel.
A 16 year old whisky single cask whisky from Caol Ila, bottled by Douglas Laing for their Old Malt Cask range. This was distilled in September 1996, matured in a refill hogshead and then bottled in February 2013.
A Signatory bottling of 14 year old Glenlivet, released as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled in October 1996, matured in a sherry butt and bottled in October 2011, 6 days shy of its 15th birthday.
Bottled in 2012, this 1996 edition of Lagavulin's Distillers Edition (probably the most sought after in the range) combines the regular rich, peat smoke that the distillery is known for with a finishing period in sweet Pedro Ximenez sherry casks for even more depth of flavour.
A lightly coloured 16 year old whisky from Glenlivet, bottled from a single cask by Signatory for their Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on May 13th 1996, matured in a first fill sherry butt and bottled on September 27th 2012.
A 16 year old single first fill sherry butt matured whisky from Glenlivet, bottled by Signatory for their Un-chillfiltered Collection. It was distilled on 13th May 1996 and bottled on 13th November 2012.
A cask strength distillery bottling of Ben Nevis 12yo from the 1996 vintage. This is another single cask bottled for Swedish whisky society TKS and, as with their previous port wood bottling, this has been re-racked - this time into a fresh bourbon cask.
A cask strength 1996 vintage single cask whisky from the Isle of Arran distillery, distilled on the 11th of December at the end of their first full year of operation. It was then matured in a sherry cask for 15 years, before bottling on October 1st 2012.
A 1996 vintage single cask whisky from Laphroaig, distilled on 26th November, matured in a hogshead for 4 days shy of 16 years and then bottled on 22nd November 2012 by Signatory for their Cask Strength Collection.