Cardhu 15 Years Old Single Malt
Highly praised for its fruity flavour, the Cardhu 15 Year Old is a classical Speyside release. A gold medal recipient from the Scotch Whisky Masters, the 15 is a welcome addition to any bar.
Light with lemon grass and coconut on the nose, the whisky soon turns to oaken fudge on the palate with grazings of almond before a milk chocolate finish.
Glenmorangie Nectar Dor
Glenmorangie Nectar Dor is a Single Malt from the Glenmorangie Distillery in the Highland Region of Scotland. It is a 12 year old whisky that has been finished in Sauternes wine casks. The wines comes from the sauternais sub-region in France that is located in the GravesIt imparts flavours like honey and peach. The name Nectar Dor means "golden nectar" as "Or" is the Scottish Gaelic word for "gold".
The nose of the Glenmorangie Nectar Dor has complex floral notes that are combined with some vanilla and honey aromas. There are also some white grape and rose water aromas. The palate has an abundance of citrus with lime and orange zest turning to sweet spice in a combination of cinnamon, apricot and vanilla flavours. The finish has sweetness and warmth with vanilla and baking spice tones.
Glenfarclas 15 Years Old Single Malt
Glenfarclas 15 is for many the best in the Glenfarclas range (and it is a very good range). Still a family owned distillery, they use mostly ex sherry casks to create a rich, spicy, oily whisky. Direct fired stills, which can give extra oiliness to the new make spirit. The warehouses are traditional dunnage warehouses, which are so cold they offer very little spare spirit for the angels. Bottled at 46% Abv, as this was George Grant's (current youngest generation) grandfathers favourite strength for it.
Ardbeg Corryvreckan Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Ardbeg Corryvreckan Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, is a Single Malt Scottish Whisky produced at the Ardbeg Distillery located on the island of Islay. The distillery itself was founded in 1815 and has had a rocky history, the 80s and 90s saw the distillery suffer closings and shockingly limited periods of distillations of small batches which were intended for blends.
On the nose the Ardbeg Corryvreckan Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, it leads with dry peat smoke, with some buttery, sweet vanilla and mint leave aromas. The palate is sweet with a light smoke, sea salt, touches lemon cake, and a hint of smoked bacon. The finish has layers of toffee, smoke and cinnamon.
Glenfiddich 18yr Old Single Malt
Glenfiddich 18yr Old, is a Single Malt from the Glenfissich Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland. The distillery is owned and produced by William Grant & Sons. Glenfiddich Whiskies serves as king of the non-peated sinlge malts in Scotland. The 18 year old has been matured in Spanish Oloroso and American oak casks.
On the nose the Glenfiddich 18yr Old Single Malt, has notes of light floral aromas, with some malty, grassy aromas mixed in. The palate is that of sweet, warm caramel and cinnamon flavours. There are also hints of dark fruit flavours, such as blackberries and dates. The finish is that of of fruit and slight nuttiness.
Glenmorangie Signet is a Single Malt from the Glenmorangie Distillery located in Ross-shire, Scotland. The distillery boasts to have the tallest stills in Scotland, standing at 26 feet 3 inches tall. The recipe for this particular whisky is unknown but what we do know is that some of the components are whisky that have been distilled over 30 years ago, and also some of the whisky as been aged in virgin oak casks. One of the biggest components with regards to the taste is that use of "chocolate malt" which is malted barley that has been exposed to a high temperature essentially roasting it as you would coffee.
On the nose of the Glenmorangie Signet is that of dark chocolate and roasted walnut aromas. There are also hints of coffee beans and dark fruits such as dates and raisins. The palate is contains baking spices and black liquorice flavours. There are also some nutty flavours such as walnuts and roasted almonds. The finish has a slight citrusy flavour mixed in with some spices.