Almost incense-like, heather honey with a fruity softness, notes of pineapple, toast and cereal Full flavor, the perfume characteristics become more spicy, with a bitter hint of Seville oranges in a decidedly dry finish.
Aberlour 12YO Non Chill Filtered is a classic double cask matured Aberlour with a natural feel. By omitting modern chill-filtering, the full flavour of the malt remains intact. Sherried character and deep fruity plum aromas balanced with a rich chocolate, toffee, cinnamon and raisins.
A 19th-century-style whisky matured exclusively in Spanish oak Oloroso sherry butts, then bottled at cask strength. Dark, luxurious and powerful; a superb after-dinner malt. Full flavors, slightly smoky with red apples and a fine sherry character. Intense fruity flavors, Buttery and creamy with syrupy fruit sweetness. Soft on the palate with a rich chocolate orange-like note. Long mouth warming feeling and mellowness. Slightly peaty with a honey and spicy aftertaste.
A classic Speyside single malt, matured in a combination of oak ex-bourbon casks and ex-sherry butts for a minimum of 10 years. Welcoming, vibrant and rewarding. Warmth, delicate and seductive texture with plenty of sweetness. Extremely round and soft, although it still feels rich and full.
Aberlour 16 Year Old is matured in a combination of ex-bourbon casks and the finest ex-sherry butts. This maturation ensures the depth of character as well as the distinctive fruitiness and spiciness of Aberlour. Rich, dry scented floral and sweet raisin aromas with spicy nuttiness. Smooth, full, sweet floral and spicy flavors with a soft plum fruitiness and gentle oakiness. Finish is long, warm, spicy fruitiness.
Aberlour Scotch Whisky is a truly-complex premium single-malt scotch distilled in the heart of Speyside, the most popular malt whisky-producing region of Scotland. A very lightly peated malted barley provides a subtle smokiness, allowing other rich flavors to come through. Maturation in rare sherry butts and bourbon barrels are used to ensure a perfect balance of flavors. Aged for a minimum of 12 years.
Lurking within is an Ardbeg of hidden depths. Extremely fierce charring of the cask gives Ardbeg Alligator a unique spicy bite that’ll catch you unawares. This wild, untamed release has been matured in new, heavily charred casks of air-seasoned American white oak, imparting additional smoky, spicy, barbecue flavours. Ardbeg Alligator. Charge your glass…
Ardbeg Ten Years Old is revered around the world as the peatiest, smokiest, most complex single malt of them all. Yet it does not flaunt the peat; rather it gives way to the natural sweetness of the malt to produce a whisky of perfect balance.
In 2009, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible named Ardbeg Uigeadail ‘World Whisky of the Year’ – in praise of its “utter silky brilliance” and “complexity on a level only a handful of distilleries in the world can even dream of reaching.” Ardbeg Uigeadail (pronounced ‘Oog-a-dal’) is a special vatting that marries Ardbeg’s traditional deep, smoky notes with luscious, raisiny tones of old ex-Sherry casks. It's non chill-filtered at high strength, which retains maximum flavor and gives more body and added depth.
An exciting release for Diageo's 2010 Super Premium releases - this is the first mainstream officially bottled Auchroisk since the demise of the original Singleton range at the turn of the century.
Ballantine's is the leading super-premium scotch in the world. Ballantine's Finest is a complex, refined and elegant blended scotch whisky. It is regarded as the taste to satisfy a modern style. The original flavor, complexity and refinement comes from more than 50 single malt flavors. Nose: Deep with hints of spice. Body: Rounded. Taste: Well balanced with tones of chocolate, apple and vanilla followed by a gently floral finish. Finish: Sophisticated after-taste gives a fresh floral glow.
Fresh, sweetly fruity and smooth-bodied, Caol Ila 12 year old single malt Scotch whisky is the color of pale straw, with a delicate balance of tastes. The clean, appetizing nose shows subtle citrus fruit with just a puff of smoke. Firm and smooth, it begins sweetly then yields a fragrant smokiness and a sweet-smoky, lingering finish.
Age introduces a golden color and complexity to this mellow, amber Caol Ila. It starts smoky-sweet on the nose then drinks smoothly, showing a sweet yet sour character. The long-lived finish evokes a distant, smoldering beach bonfire. Smooth and mildly sweet start with good acidity and sea salt.
Color is bright, full gold. The taste is sweetly floral, pine nuts, honey, medicinal and very maritime. Acidity and saltiness, with some center palate fizz. The finish is plenty of smoke in the medium to long finish, leaving a lingering, dry, barbecue aftertaste.
Cardhu Distillery – previously called Cardow – must be one of the best located distilleries in Speyside. High on the hills on the north side of the Spey Valley with extensive views to the south, it is also the home of Johnnie Walker, the number one blended Scotch whisky in the world. There is a pleasant combination of sweet vanilla, caramel and zingy citrus. It would also be good with ice, in a cocktail or in a long drink with soda water and a slice of lemon as this would compliment its characteristics well.
Spirity nose with sweet apple blossom and heathery aromas, well-balanced palate with good viscosity. Warming with a dryish finish. At full strength, heady, nose prickle, pear drops and tightly integrated heather, resin and sweet honey-nut notes. Enticing. Intriguing. With a little water, still harmonious but less pronounced, allowing some malt-cereal, soft, spicy wood, moorland and faint traces of wood-smoke to appear.
Rich, smooth and satisfying, Chivas Regal 12 delights the taste buds with its melody of fruity and floral flavors, fused from some of Scotland’s finest single whiskies. Round and creamy on the palate, full rich taste of honey and ripe apples, with vanilla, hazelnut and butterscotch notes.
A minimum of 18 long years have passed to make this unique blend of malt and grain Scotch whiskies deeper, more intricate, and exceptionally rich. And where age gives this blend incomparable richness character, triple blending makes it the smoothest of its kind. Winner of three major awards, each bottle of CHIVAS REGAL 18 Year Old bears its own unique serial number, sourcing it back to the one particular blending and year it came from. It's not surprising then, that CHIVAS REGAL 18 Year Old is the smoothest, richest Scotch whisky in the world.
Chivas Regal 25 yr old astonishingly rich character yields an abundance of flavor and aroma. Elegantly smooth and perfectly balanced, this is the consummate blend.
The Ultimate Tribute to Scotch whisky. Powerful and compelling, Royal Salute is the result of masterful blending and perfect ageing. One of the world’s leading super-premium Scotch whiskies, first created as a tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on her coronation in 1953. Rich fruity aromas with a sweet floral fragrance and a subtle dry smokiness. Full bodied, deep sweet fruit and nut flavors with a smooth dry smokiness.
The wildcat, claws extended, is the totem of Clan Macpherson. The motto on the crest means do not touch an ungloved cat, apt for a fearless clan. This is the Clan Chief's Scotch whisky, a blend of traditional high quality, matured for thirty-six months and made from the finest malt and grain whiskies of Scotland.
The color is intense gold. The nose, rather peaty, reveals a pleasant sea freshness. It starts with fruits, spices and malted barley on a background of floral hints. The palate confirms the nose and is slightly peaty. The finish is dryer and is also marked by smoked barley and some salted hints. Aged 14 years.
Color: Golden. Nose: Rich, dryish and complex, fragrant and flowery, with notes of grass and smoke. Body: Medium, smooth and firm. Palate: Clean, round, malty and well-balanced. Finish: Lingering malt and soft smoke - a grand speyside afterglow.
This Cragganmore, with fewer than 6,000 individually numbered bottles, has emerged from refill American Oak casks filled in 1989. It is judged to be ''fully mature, yet retaining all of Cragganmore's complex character; worthy of long contemplation''. A premium whisky which epitomizes the Highland style.
Sweet floral fragrances with a firm body and malty taste, a long finish with delicate aromas and light smoke. Aged 12 years.
Special Reserve blended Scotch Whisky.
A crisp, dry aromatic nose, then soft flavors of heather, honey-sweetness, malt and citrus-fruits lead to a lingering, sweet finish and finally more smoke, peat and malt. Aged 15 years.
Dalwhinnie Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distillers Edition is has a crisp, dry aromatic nose, then soft flavors of heather, honey-sweetness, malt and citrus-fruits lead to a lingering, sweet finish and finally more smoke, peat and malt.
Dewars White Label is the #1 call brand among scotches - The Beverage Network, 1999. A perfect balance of smoky and sweet notes combine for a pleasant mingling of flavors not found in other blends or single malts. And because of Dewar's sophisticated lightness of finish, it also lends itself artfully to cocktails - from the popular Dewars and Ginger Ale to the Dewars Sour.
This Scotch is a sweet and mellow Whisky with notes of butterscotch and almonds. Aged 18 Yrs.
Dewar’s Scotch Whisky infused with Scottish Heather Honey filtered through Oak Cask Wood. It's comprised of Dewar's White Label Scotch, mixed with Scottish honey.
The masterpiece blend of the Dewars portfolio, a true classic. Full bodied with rich, fruity and mellow notes of honey, vanilla, toffee and caramel overtones. A wonderful, extremely smooth finish.
Lots of character a dash of peat, and a hint of honey are all there, and they are nicely woven together.
Dimple Pinch Blended Scotch Whisky consists of over thirty malt and grain whiskies, is produced by Haig, Scotland's oldest surviving Scotch Whisky distiller. Over 300 years of distilling and blending experience ensures a smooth and mellow taste.
As befits a classic Speyside malt, the taste is smooth, warming and rounded with a good firm body. Lots of sweet, soft malty flavours evolve in the centre of the palate, surrounded by toffee and mouth watering fruits (blackcurrants and dried apricots). Boiling sweets reach the roof of the mouth before the emergence of liquorice, tea and nut oil. Toffee, blackcurrants and a hint of liquorice remains into the finish which is medium in length.
Taste: Assertive. Honeyed. Expressive. Spicy. Pleasant, sweet and slightly waxy to taste. When water is added, holds together well.
Finish: Extraordinary explosion of sweet-and-sour flavours. Spicy. Vanilla.
New American Oak casks that had also held sherry. This one is really only for fans of first fill bourbon maturation and very sweet whiskies. very good example of a sweeter, more modern profile.
The latest addition to the range, the 16 Year Old is soft and complex with a good balance of ripe orchard fruits and an intense finish. 16 Year Old, 86 proof and matured in Bourbon casks.
Color is deep gold, like Autumn fields of Lothian barley. The nose is soft with a delicate aroma, with grassy and slightly sweet, fruity notes.
Body is light and the palate is smooth and malty. The finish is dry and clean, with a soft and mellow afterglow.
Palate: Carries on from the nose. Big, assertive and very bourbony. Exceptionally spicy & peppery but with compensating sweet creamy vanilla. Big mouth-filling weight - quite macho. With water, much more approachable though still very spicy
Like the most delicious dessert menu imaginable, Lasanta taunts the senses with chocolate covered raisins, honeycomb and smooth caramel toffee. Citrus notes clear the way for the crispy burnt sugar and melting softness of crème brulee to be replaced by the rich aroma of rum and raisin ice cream. This twelve year old single malt , The Lasanta, is rich and full bodied after a period of extra maturation in Spanish Olosoro sherry casks.
Wholly matured in a Madeira drum for 15 years, this limited edition whisky really offers something special for the connoisseur. Only 856 bottles were ever filled (by hand), these are numbered and individually signed and are only available from the distillery.
Nose: Very distinctive, clean, oaky peatiness. This character is in the background throughout. Palate: Flowery. Fudgy. Toffeeish. Nutty. Very soft, restrained, spiciness. Then toasty and peaty. Finish: Firm, clean (almost crisp), peatiness. Then long, very soft, spicy and remarkably warming.
Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban is a velvety-textured single malt whisky, for confident, colorful, dynamic luxury spirit drinkers who like to take the lead. Maturation in the ruby port pipes develops The Quinta Ruban into a voluptuously smooth spirit with a complex balance of sweet and dry flavours that engage the entire palate and envelope it in an intriguing balance of smooth velvet and crisp, cooling textures.
A beautifully presented single malt whisky from Glenmorangie. Made with a heavy roasted 'chocolate' malt as well as spirit from the original maltings. There are aromas of chocolate orange and pecan pie.
Glenmorangie 25 Years Old is an extremely rare and delectable single malt of notable age and intense, full-bodied flavor. A voluptuous, mouth-watering single malt whisky for the luxury spirits drinker who always knows what the moment calls for, and does not hesitate to enhance the moment by sharing with those around them
Gold with an orange hue; the sweet nose of marzipan and clove is inviting; fruit flavors of pear and citrus play with light cedar; smooth silky texture delight.
John Ramsay, our Malt Master, has crafted a selection of The Glenrothes which typifies the distillery house character – ripe fruits, citrus, vanilla and hints of spice. The Select Reserve is a first for us. A non-Vintage-specific selection carefully chosen by John and produced to the same high quality standards as The Glenrothes Vintage selections; only here we select and vat from casks from different years.
Glenrothes Single Malt Scotch Whisky 8 Year Old. Color: Golden. Nose: Fruity with hints of green apples and gooseberries. Some malty, cereal notes - traces of fresh coconut. Palate: Sweet with floral and fruit flavors. Some dark chocolate and nutty notes also present.
Through meticulous cask selection and the experience of a lifetime in Whisky, John has succeeded in combining the trademark flavor profile of The Glenrothes – the emphasis on citrus, spice and vanilla – with the added twist of lemon zestiness on the finish.” A soft yet citric nose, with vanilla fudge. Fresh and approachable, with more citric notes, especially lemon. The finish is medium to long, fruity and gingery. A lithe, clean-limbed Glenrothes.
The fruity smoothness and elegant structure of J&B Rare are formed from the finest Speyside malt whiskies at the heart of the blend. After blending, many Scotch whiskies are returned to oak casks for a month of “marriage” for a full year’s maturation.
Undeniably rich and smooth. Johnnie Walker Black Label is an acclaimed masterpiece of blending craftsmanship – its depth drawn from over 40 selected whiskies. Johnnie Walker has the luxury of having exclusive access to Scotland’s very best whiskies, ranging from the powerful west coast malts all the way to the more subtle east coast flavors. Black Label draws upon all these aromas to create a unique blend with a smooth, deep and complex character.
Johnnie Walker Blue Label is the pinnacle whisky of the Striding Man Society® – it is the epitome of blending. Created to reflect the style of whiskies in the early 19th century, it’s created using some of our rarest casks from the Johnnie Walker stocks, the largest in the world. Johnnie Walker Blue Label has won numerous awards for excellence. It contains a blend of some of our rarest malts and most superior grains, matured to their peak – however long that takes.
Johnnie Walker Gold Label was blended to celebrate the first 100 years of the House of Walker in 1920. A well-kept secret, it’s only been available outside the company since the 1990s. It has a distinctly smooth, sweet and luxurious character, with a stylish elegance and refined quality. DELICATE SMOOTHNESS. With its rich gold color and old-gold glints, it reveals a full, round, deep nose. There are notes of soft raisins and toffee, fresh malt and light cream – Gold Label is as enticing as it is sensuous.
Previously only available strictly from Johnnie Walker direct or in duty-free shops, Johnnie Walker "Green Label" Pure Malt is a blend of 15 year old single Highland Malts. Being that this blend uses no grain whiskies and only pure malt, it has a special earthy and natural taste with the signature Johnnie Walker smokiness. A grand find, especially just time for the holidays and at a good price to boot.
Johnnie Walker Red Label is the world’s best-selling Scotch whisky. It’s renowned for its bold, characterful taste – balanced to shine through even when mixed. The character of this whisky is defined by intense, spicy, zingy, edgy flavors. Red Label bursts onto the palate with the freshness of the spray from a crashing wave, followed by the zing of aromatic spices and finally a long, lingering, smoky finish.
A luxurious blend, shaped by the art of travel. Its custom decanter swings back and forth, forever balanced, reflecting the harmony of flavors contained within. Swing strikes the perfect balance between luxuriousness and sophistication. At first glance, its rich, golden tones effortlessly tease out the indulgent nature within each of us. At first taste, the deeper Swing experience will move you. Ideally, Swing is served on the rocks, neat or diluted with water. Its nose is complex and sophisticated with almost perfumed sweetness.
A powerful, peat-smoke nose with seaweed and some sweetness, salty and sweet flavours with hints of wood and a long peaty-salt finish.
The colour is amber, and the nose detects balanced hints of smoky barley and citrus fruits.
The taste is less aggressive as the 16 years old version. The peaty and smoky hints are present, and the finish is very smoky and peaty
Dusty, very sweet, then positively smoky, as with roasted chestnuts from a street vendor on a winter’s morning; Or a real-wood fired pizza with fresh pesto and pine kernels. Leaves the tongue tingling. Cleaner with water, which brings a smooth mouth feel and sophisticated smoke.
Color: Full sparkling gold. Nose: Huge smoke, seaweedy, "medicinal", with a hint of sweetness. Full bodied. Palate: Surprising sweetness with hints of salt and layers of peatiness. Lingering finish.
We mature Laphroaig in seasoned oak barrels, charred before filling to impart a slight sweet vanilla nuttiness. Original Cask Strength Laphroaig is barrier-filtered only just, to remove the small char particles present. This means you will enjoy Laphroaig exactly as we made it. In extremes of temperature and when you add water it may appear a little cloudy - this is the natural condition of a malt of such a peaty pungence and uncompromising purity.
Color: Rich bright gold. Nose: Mildly smoky,toasty and pleasantly sweet, like new hay. Full bodied, suave. Palate: Zesty oak and warm peat smoke top notes, with sweet undertones, reminiscent of fresh nutmeg and toasted almonds. Faintly salty. Prolonged resonance, mellow and utterly distinctive finish.
Autumn gold in color, soft velvety taste moderates the classic Laphroaig peat character. The finish is creamy with zesty orange.
On the nose Laphroaig "Triple Wood" offers sweet aromas of raisin, apricot, walnut and vanilla embedded in a bold note of earthy peat smoke. The rich, full bodied palate opens with an initial burst of peat smoke, but is softened by a suggestion of sherry sweetness, along with flavors of vanilla, citrus fruit and peppery spice. The long, dry finish offers smooth notes of caramel accented by a hint of salted cashew.
Longmorn is aged in oak casks for more than fifteen years; it is firm in flavour; but smoothed by age. Its founders were very proud of it. We are just as proud today.
A beautiful combination of rich, nutty toffee balanced by polished oak, salt, pepper, seaweed, distant smoke and dried fruit.
Light amber in color; the nose holds the scent of fresh sea air and just a hint of peat, with sweet butter lurking in the backdrop. The medium body holds a deliciously salty palate with rich peaty notes and a nicely formed backdrop of light fruits (melons, peaches?). The finish is incredibly long, salty and smoky.
This aromatic single malt displays complex fruit notes with a hint of brine and smoke. On the palate, the influence of Montilla Fino cask-wood is pronounced but balanced, serving to highlight and enhance the sweet characteristics of this spirit.
Passport Scotch is the whisky of today. It provides the perfect blend for the modern palate. It is the fastest growing whisky brand in the world. Passport combines the more flavored highland malts with the lighter and sweet lowland whiskies. Its taste is smooth elegance. The well balanced flavors create a remarkable smoothness on the palate. Medium bodied with a soft, mellow and stylish finish.
A 1990 vintage from closed lowlander Rosebank, bottled by Douglas Laing for their Old Malt Cask range. This whisky was matured for 21 years in a refill hogshead before bottling in May 2011.
Nose : round, smooth. Slightly smoked. Floral (lavender). Herbal (cut hay).
This delightful blend of selected rare, light-bodied whiskies possesses mellowness to please the exacting taste of the connoisseur. To the generations of Scotch Whisky fanciers Scoresby is praised for its continuity of quality and is a product of the finest Scottish distilling art.
At Strathisla, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, they have been distilling fine malt whisky since 1786. Little has changed over the centuries; this is still a craft, not an industry, and the fact shows in the quality of the whisky itself. Fresh water from the spring lightly peated barley malt, are the only ingredients. Strathisla has been described by an expert as “very smooth, long, soothing.’’
Brilliant orange-gold. Rich seaweed and peat aromas. Moderately full-bodied, with silky texture and sweet malty notes upfront that develop into a full- fledged salty, peaty character through the finish. Outstanding balance. A 10 year old and the only malt produced on Skye. Its seaweedy, smoky nose and sweet maltiness is perfectly complimented by its spicy, long finish.
Rich and fruity Victoria plums, greengages, perhaps dried orange peel with some butterscotch or rum toffee and a thread of smoke behind. The smoke soon advances into the foreground and the toffee note is joined by a light mintiness. With water, those maritime characteristics emerge once again dry boat varnish, edible seaweed. Still sweet; now with notes of iodine and the smokiness of an un-struck match.
Limited edition, cask strength. Amber gold, dense, rich aromas with traces of smokiness, chocolate and toffee. Full bodied, rich, powerful, sweet and complex with layers of smoke, toffee, & chocolate.
Crisp peat then softens to great richness in the mouth. Sweet, roasty malt with heathery dryness. Sherry notes keep back some pepper. In its place is luscious, slightly oily sweetness with juicy fruit and vanilla. Some very deep cocoa notes, vanilla and lingering quite earthy peat. An enormously chewable single malt, with sweetness having the edge on dryness.
Teacher's is a complex blend that uses over 30 different single malt whiskies in its blend. This blend has an exceptionally high malt content- no less than 45%. This gives a richer more full bodied flavor.
THE GLENLIVET – Aged 21 Years: The 21 Year Old features deep, multilayered flavors and an almost creamy texture that can only be attained through years of patient aging. The deep amber color foretells an exquisite taste of fudge and spiced orange with light oak undertones. The finish lingers delicately with toast-like and vanilla notes.
Bottled at cask strength with no chill-filtration, the character of this spirit is uncompromised. Aged for 40 years, each of the 14 casks in this batch was hand-selected by The Glenlivet's legendary Master Distiller Emeritus Jim Cryle.
THE GLENLIVET – Aged 15 Years French Oak Reserve: THE GLENLIVET is the only whisky distillery to offer this distinctive French Oak maturation. Selective maturation in new Limousin oak casks, usually reserved for wine, adds a rich and teasing spicy dryness to the soft fruity and floral characteristics for which THE GLENLIVET is known.
Gaelic for “natural,” NÀDURRA is a unique single malt Scotch whisky that is sure to excite the enthusiasts. NÀDURRA is non-chill filtered and is bottled at natural cask strength to deliver a rich and rewarding taste. After maturing for 16 years in first fill American oak casks, it is bottled untouched from the cask, preserving the full flavor that captures the original character and great tradition of George Smith’s historic distillery.
This unique offering was created using a single-source grain—Triumph barley—and was distilled and casked in Speyside in 1991. The Glenlivet Nàdurra Triumph 1991 has been aged 18 years, and is non-chill-filtered so the final product retains all of its natural flavors.
THE GLENLIVET – Aged 12 Years. 12 years of patient aging in oak casks after distillation in unique lantern-shaped stills and the pure, natural water from Josie’s Well culminate in this celebrated single malt. Light golden in color, this whisky boasts an exceptional nose with soft floral aromas. It offers a fresh palate with tropical fruit flavors and a soft finish with notes of vanilla.
THE GLENLIVET – 18 Year Old: After 18 years in select oak casks, this spirit becomes a malt whisky of unmistakable honey-rich maturity and depth. Golden amber in color, this classic whisky offers an intense rich aroma and a full flavor with notes of ripe mango, cinnamon and white pepper.
The Glenlivet Master Distiller Jim Cryle hand-selected the 1972 vintage of the single-malt Scotch for the 2006 release of the Glenlivet Cellar Collection. The 1972 vintage has a rich fruitiness and is bottled at natural cask strength, without the use of chill-filtration. The 1972 was limited to only 10 casks.
THE GLENLIVET – 25 Year Old: The Glenlivet XXV is a single malt of unerring character and sublime pleasures, finished in hand-selected, first-fill Oloroso sherry casks. The Glenlivet XXV is the ultimate expression of the distiller’s art. It has a sweet start, then releases full spice, ginger and exotic fruit. The finish is dry, spicy and long-lasting.
Ushers was the first blended scotch. Every other scotch blended today reflects the process Andrew Usher originated in 1853. Some come close but none truly matches our results. It's no wonder we've had 127 years of experience! Taste the original. Smooth. Light. Perfectly blended. It's Scotch the way you always hoped it would taste.
Light and well-balanced with a pleasantly malty background.
White Horse Scotch Whisky is ranked as one of the largest-selling Scotch whiskies in the world. It is a unique blend of 35 malts and five-grain whiskies each subtly different from the next. White Horse offers a peaty, smoky taste that is deliciously distinctive, satisfying and consistent year after year.