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.
A 1984 vintage Loch Lomond from the Inchmurrin range, bottled by Hunter Laing for The Old Malt cask range of single cask releases. This Highland single malt was matured for 32 years in a refill hogshead until 2017 when Just 101 bottles were filled.
Another striking release from the Special Releases series of 2017- the sixteenth bottling of Brora in the iconic series. Just 3,000 bottles were produced, drawn from refill American oak hogsheads which were initially filled in 1982.
From family-owned company Gordon & MacPahil comes this exceptional indie bottling of Glenesk which was distilled in 1980 and bottled in 2014. It was released as part of their Old & Rare range.
Brought to you in the later half of 2014, the Jura 1984 single malt Scotch whisky! This release is inspired by the George Orwell novel, 1984, written on the Isle of Jura. The Casks were filled in 1984, left maturing in ex-bourbon casks before a decent length of time in Gonzalez Byass Matusalem Sherry casks...and then finished in Apostoles Oloroso and Amaroso casks. An incredibl…
A well-aged Caol Ila from Hunter Laing's Old & Rare Platinum Selection, aged for 32 years and released exclusively for Nickolls & Perks. Bottled at natural cask strength, the whisky offers pleasant wafts of peat, honey and grilled tropical fruit. This was a release of Just 79 bottles.
Port Ellen of this age tends to make most whisky collectors weak at the knees, so you'd better snap it up. Bottled for Douglas Laing's Xtra Old Particular range, it was distilled in 1982, matured in a single refill hogshead cask for 34 years...
Independently bottled single malt Scotch whisky from the now-sadly closed distillery of Port Ellen. It was distilled on the Island of Islay in 1982 and bottled in August 2016 by Douglas Laing. After 33 years of maturation in cask #11120, there was a small outturn of just 198 bottles produced.
A heavily-sherried bottling of 33-year-old Port Ellen for the Old & Rare Platinum Selection by Hunter Laing. Just 108 of these were filled from the single sherry butt, once housed in what is now the lost distillery on Islay - Port Ellen.
A very well-aged single cask Bowmore distilled on the Isle of Islay in 1982 and matured for over three decades. It was released in 2014 by independent bottlers Wemyss Malts and titled Loch Indaal Catch to best describe the character of the whisky. 165 bottles were filled from the hogshead cask.
Released by Duncan Taylor as part of the Tantalus range, this is quite something from the Bowmore distillery. A 31 year old single malt Scotch whisky presented in a hand crafted case, made from the cask itself that matured this exact Spirit! Independent bottlers Duncan Taylor have done a fine job with the Tantalus bottlings.
An incredibly special release from Bunnahabain - 36 years maturing in the sea-front warehouses since 1980, initially in Oloroso sherry casks before being transferred to sweet Canasta sherry oak. The presentation case is inspired by the sea fairing history of the distillery, where up until 1960 they received all goods by boat. The design reflects the talented craftsmanship of th…
An independently bottled release of a long closed Lowland single malt from Morrison & Mackay under the "Carn Mor celebration of the cask" series of releases. Known as both the St.Magdalene and Linlithgow distillery and distilled...
A closed distillery bottling from Indie bottlers Douglas Laing. This 24 year old from St Magdelene was distilled at the Lowland site in 1982 and was eventually bottled for the Old Malt Cask range at 50% ABV.
A 1984 vintage Mannochmore, a Speyside distillery with very few official bottled releases (the 12 year old Flora and Fauna release is one) bottled in 1994 by Gordon Macphail as part of the Connoisseurs range that had the old map label.
Convalmore is a name we have seen in previous Special Releases and its back again with some serious attitude. The 2017 release was aged for 32 years before being drawn from refill American oak hogsheads. The result is a decadent Speyisde single malt with a harmonious character.
A well-aged Benrinnes from Douglas Laing's Xtra Old Particular range of delights. This 30 year old Speysider was distilled in October 1994 and bottled in February 2015.
A single malt Glen Grant distilled way back in 1948 and bottled at 58 years old in 2006 by the very well respected independent bottler Gordon & Macphail who were the semi official bottler for the likes of Glen Grant and Macallan back in the day and holds up very well to long ageing in Sherry wood.
Bruichladdich’s Rare Casks series, also known as Old and Rare, features some of the oldest Laddie bottlings available, from three vintages - 1984,1985 and 1986. The Bruichladdich 1984 is a 32 year old whisky that was drawn...
Well-aged Caol Ila single malt from the Connoisseurs Choice range by Gordon & MacPhail. Matured for 34 years, from 1984 to January 2019, this whisky has really blossomed in the refill sherry hogshead. Just 192 of these all round epic bottles were produced.
This Gordon & MacPhail bottling is the oldest ever Glen Grant released to date, distilled way back in 1948 and bottled as part of their super-premium Private Collection series. This well-aged single malt was drawn from a single first-fill sherry butt (cask #2154), which was filled on 11th June 1948. A limited number of 210 hand-blown crystal decanters were released.
A rare 30 year old single malt from the long lost Highland distillery of Glen Mhor that was distilled in 1980 and bottled in 2011 by Gordon & Macphail. Matured in refill Sherry casks and bottled at 43% ABV.
A single cask release of a 19 year old Port Ellen bottled by independent bottler Douglas Mcgibbon under the "Provenance" seasonal series and distilled in Spring 1982 before being bottled in Spring 2002.
A single sherry butt cask from the Dufftown distillery, aged for 30 years and bottled by top independent bottler Douglas Laing. This whisky was distilled in March 1982 and bottled in March 2012 with an outturn of 189 bottles, released...
Released for the prestigious Xtra Old Particular range by Douglas Laing, this Caol Ila was matured in a refill hogshead from January 1984 to March 2019. An impressive ageing period which has lent this Islay single malt heaps of character...