Scotch Single Malt Whisky
These are whiskies that have been distilled at one distillery only, aged for at least three years and bottled above 40% abv. No grain whiskies can sit within this character, only those that have been made purely with malted barley. There are six regions where Scotch single malts are produced, these typically define the style and character of the whiskies. Speyside and Highlands are renowned for those rich and fruity styled whiskies, whilst Islay is home to the peat smoke.
An incredibly rare bottle of Macallan, distilled before World War II in 1937 and bottled some time in the 1970's and curiously labelled as Macallan-Glenlivet Liqueur Whisky!
Presented in one of Gordon & Macphail's thistle stencilled bottles.
An Italian import bottling of Macallan distilled way back in 1952 and bottled at 80 Proof by Campbell, Hope and King, Elgin. Imported by Filli Rinaldi, Bologna. The bottle label displays both Imperial and Metric volume measurements, suggesting this bottling is from circa 1970's.
The oldest Glenfarclas whiskies date back to 1953, so this epic Family Cask release from 1956 can be counted among the the rarest and most sought-after of the distillery’s spirit. Through into the mix a mightily high score from Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible, and the fact that there are only 151 of these available, and you have a gem of a Speyside whisky.
Drawn from a set of two American oak bourbon hogsheads, filled way back in 1961, this is something quite remarkable - Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky aged for half a century in the famous No.1 vaults. The hand-blown bottle is the work of Glasstorm, which is housed within a hand-crafted cabinet made with the craftsmanship of Peter Toaig. To finish things off, they had Thomas F…
A 1961 vintage Glenfarclas drawn from a single Oloroso sherry cask, with an outturn of just 199 bottles. The spirit was distilled in March 1961 and bottled 45 years on, during November 2006.
Sold as a set of two limited edition decanters and the oldest Longmorn single malt ever released. The managers of Gordon Macphail, Stuart & Richard Urquart are identical twins so we have two single cask Longmorn's both filled to cask on 2nd February 1961 and bottled in 2018 after 57 years in 1st fill Sherry Hogsheads. Only 97 sets available worldwide.
A fantastic Independently bottled Ardbeg from Italian importer Sestante, distilled in 1963 and bottled 30 years later and one of the oldest vintages available at this age. A truly rare Ardbeg release in every sense of the word.
A rare and collectable Speyside Whisky this, 1963 vintage Strathisla from Gordon & MacPhail released in 2011. Not often do you see this in single malt bottlings, its usually featured in blended whiskies such as Chivas.
This is a fabulously old Bowmore single malt whisky. Distilled all the way back in 1964, before England won a World Cup, it was matured in a fino sherry cask before being bottled at 42.9% ABV. 72 bottles we released, making it very rare indeed.
A spectacular vintage for the legendary Glenfarclas Family Casks range. This was distilled in 1964, and spent its whole life in a sherry butt, making it a thoroughly aged delight for fans of sherried whiskies. Only 327 bottles were released.