Nestled at the foot of Scotland's Highest Mountain, Ben Nevis. The distillery, of the same name, produces it's flag ship whisky, Ben Nevis 10 year old Single Malt. This whisky is a great introduction to the style of whisky synonymous with the Western Highlands. It is a full-bodied whisky, with a rounded and robust palate from the initial sip. A hint of peat smoke is surrounded by tropical fruits and citrus, balanced out with rich dark chocolate and coffee notes. Ben Nevis 10 year old Single Malt is a great representation of powerful highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Royal Lochnagar 12 year old Single Malt, is from Diageo's smallest distillery in the Highlands of Scotland. Nowadays most of the production is used for the Single Malt, Royal Lochnagar Whiskies, however previously a large proportion of production would have went into the blended whisky, Vat69.This whisky gives delicate notes of toffee, citrus, while maintaining a linseed oil character. It has plenty of grassy tones, soft notes of barley and toasted oak. It is a delectable dram, easy drinking, and flavoursome.
Tobermory 10 year old Single Malt distillery, is the Unpeated sibling to the peated, Ledaig, from the Tobermory distillery on the island of Mull. The distillery is currently undergoing a re-vamp, with little to no production taking place.This whisky has lots of barley and cereal notes, with crisp citrus fruit, oak and pepper spice. It is an interesting Single Malt well worth a try when looking for something a bit different.
Auchentoshan Three Wood Single Malt is a Triple-distilled single malt from the Auchentoshan Distillery in the Lowlands of Scotland. This whisky is initially matured in ex-bourbon casks, before being finished in Oloroso sherry casks, and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks.Although a Non-age Statement expression this whisky carries all the depth and complexity of the aged products from Auchentoshan. There is an array of rich and dried fruit present throughout thenose and palate, while the finish is dominated by the European Oak spice. Auchentoshan Three Wood Single Malt is one of the finest Non-age Statement Single Malts available today.
Bowmore 18 year old Single Malt is matured in a selection of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks and married together before bottling. This whisky brings forth some of the most distinctive elements of the Bowmore range, with salty peat, rich fruits from the cask influence, but yet that clear Bowmore floral elements is clear throughout.The nose of Bowmore 18 Single Malt delivers peat smoke, stewed fruits and fresh barley elements. The palate infuses floral peat smoke, like burning heather, with hints of citrus fruits and a light nuttiness. It's an incredibly well balanced offering.
Auchentoshan 21 year old Single Malt is a triple-distilled Single Malt whisky from the Lowlands of Scotland. It is maturated solely in 2nd-fill Sherry casks, which provide a subtle notes of sherry while allowing the distillate to enhance it's character throughout the 21 years in oak.The Malted Barley is present throughout the nose of this whisky, with notes of heather, barley spice, citrus fruits and menthol balancing the freshness. The palate retains that barley freshness with tangerine, candied citrus, and vanilla sweetness. There is richness and nuttiness throughout but it is a very controlled sherry influence, making Auchentoshan 21 year old Single Malt a diverse and dynamic whisky.
Bowmore 25 year old Single Malt is a great representation of what you should expect from the very best whiskies from Islay. Even though this whisky has been maturing in ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks for at least 25 years, the Bowmore distillate still shines through in all of it's floral glory, intertwined with the cask influence, you get one of the finest whisky's on Islay.The nose and palate of this whisky coincide with each other. There are elements of peat smoke, citrus fruits, but dominated by floral tones, barley and green fruits. The palate is wonderfully complex and allows you to find varying flavours when some time is spent with it. Bowmore 25 year old Single Malt is one of the greats of Islay.
Highland Park 30 year old Single Malt is one of the finest expression of aged Single Malt available today. It carries all the rounded body, fruit and spice which we expect from Highland Park whiskies while adding layer upon layer of complexity, with tropical fruits and cherries, yet it still retains the floral heart of the distillate. It is Whisky making at it's best.The nose is a complex mix of cola spices with white and tropical fruits, peach, mango, while holding a rich pastry texture. The palate brings layers of richer fruits, raisins, sultanas and marzipan while it gains body through european oak spice and lacquered wood. The finish is where the fruit is balanced by the spices in one of the most flavoursome climaxes in Scotch Whisky. An absolute treat.