700 ml, 52.4% abv, Scotland (Island)A special limited edition batch release of The Arran Malt 12 year old at Cask Strength.
Currently Batch 6 at 52.4% abv.Non chill-filtered and no artificial colouring. A combination of first and second fill sherry hogsheads carefully managed by master Distiller James MacTaggart.
(No gift box)
500 ml, 40% abv, FranceBlend of several vintages aged more than 20 years in oak barrels (including 1992, 1990, 1987, 1988). This Armagnac made with grape varieties Baco 22A and Ugni Blanc, was distillated once in a typical Armagnac continuous still, then was aged in gasconic oak barrels, in dry and then humid cellars. Beautifully presented in a Carafe. *500 ml Carafe in wooden frame.
500 ml, 40% abv, FranceXO is a blend of several vintages aged from 10 to 20 years matured in oak barrels. Dartigalongue XO Bas Armagnac, displays a complex nose of caramel, toasted almond, nougat and dried fruit. The medium-bodied, fruit-forward palate is accented by hints of tobacco, cedar and mineral which linger through the finish.
Multi award winner.".. The flavor puts on an incredible display of understated power and sheer elegnace… the finish is medium long, poised, vanilla-like and even honeyed… a supremely confident, multi-layered brandy whose calling card is its graceful demeanor." ('Best Buy', F. Paul Pacult)
Capacity is 150 ml, 155 mm high, 63 mm wide, lead-free crystal glass.(price is for 1 glass, logo etching not shown in photo)
700 ml, 40% abv, Scotland (Speyside)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. Aberlour 10 year old was the distillery's flagship single malt but is now extremely difficult to find. "a lovely soft, gentle dram that is an excellent and affordable example of a sherry cask matured whisky". "The finish is long, starting sweetly before turning dry, nutty and refreshingly woody and spicy"
700 ml, 45.8% abv, Scotland (Island)Talisker 30 yr old, 45.8% abv, bottled 2015.
"Immediately sweet, peppery and hot, with just the right amount of balancing bitterness and salt, and no rough edges. The sweetness spreads right across the palate"
700 ml, 43.0% abv, JapanTaketsuru Pure Malt is a range of blended malt whiskies named in honor of Masataka Taketsuru, the founder of Nikka and father of Japanese whisky. These whiskies highlight the complexity and preciseness of blending.
"Gentle malt flavor, fruitiness and extremely well-balanced"
700 ml, 43% abv, JapanThe simply named Nikka Blended Whisky shows off the skills of the company's blenders more than any of their other bottlings. Packed full of fruit and more refined than their other blends this is a perfect entry point into the world of Japanese whisky.
Smooth and intensely fruity.
700 ml, 43% abv, JapanA no age statement blend of malt and grain produced in Coffey stills at the Miyagikyo Distillery. Named after the feudal warlord, Date Masamune, who ruled the area around the Sendai region during the warring states period.
700 ml, 45% abv, JapanYoichi Single Malt shows the characteristics of Nikka’s first distillery built in 1934. The founder Masataka Taketsuru chose Yoichi in Hokkaido because of the similar environmental conditions to Scotland, where he learned whisky making.
Yoichi Single Malt is described as bold and strong. Pleasant peaty notes and smokiness originating from the traditional direct coal-fired distillation as well as a briny hint delivered by the sea breeze during the aging process.
700 ml, 45% abv, JapanMiyagikyo Single Malt shows the characteristics of Nikka’s second distillery built in 1969. The founder Masataka Taketsuru chose this site in the mountains of Sendai to contrast with his first distillery, Yoichi, which is located in the coastal area.
Miyagikyo Single Malt is described as soft and fruity. Using less peaty malt, this whisky is distilled in a pot still heated by indirect steam at a low temperature. Miyagikyo Single Malt has an elegant fruitiness and a distinctive aroma with a strong Sherry cask influence.
700 ml, 45.8% abv, Scotland (Island)Named after the headland on the Isle of Skye’s westernmost shore, Neist Point’s depth of flavour showcases the Talisker distillery’s supreme skill and flair – combining spicy, powerful, rich and sweet elements from a hand-selected palette of rare, smooth matured stocks to create an intense Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
1000 ml, 45.8% abv, Scotland (Island)Talisker 'Dark Storm' Single Malt Scotch Whisky is matured in heavily-charred oak casks for an intensely smoky flavour, designed to capture the wild, untamed spirit of a full-blown storm at sea.
700 ml, 45.8% abv, Scotland (Island)The Distillers Edition is unique: after its usual aging process in American oak casks, the whisky undergoes a second maturation in casks previously holding sherry. The result is older, sweeter and richer than the regular bottlings.
700ml 46.0% abv, Scotland, (Speyside)A 22 year old Glen Spey Vintage 1995, bottled by Gordon & Macphail as part of their refreshed Connoisseurs Choice series. Distilled 6/10/1995, bottled 14/03/2018 at 46.0% abv. Matured in refill American hogsheads.
"Gentle and soft, pear and ripe banana develop into oak."
700ml 46.0% abv, Scotland, (Speyside)A 13 year old Strathmill Vintage 2004, bottled by Gordon & Macphail as part of their refreshed Connoisseurs Choice series. Distilled 22/4/2004, bottled 15/3/18 at 46.0% abv. Matured in refill bourbon Casks.
"Drying cocoa powder and lingering toasted oak balance the fruity sweetness"
700ml 46.0% abv, Scotland, (Speyside)A 28 year old Speyburn Vintage 1989, bottled by Gordon & Macphail as part of their refreshed Connoisseurs Choice series. Distilled 13/9/1989, bottled 14/3/18 at 46.0% abv. Matured in refill American hogsheads.
"Gentle and soft, pronounced pear and ripe banana fade into oak"
700ml 45.0% abv, Scotland, (Islay)A 13 year old Caol Ila Vintage 2004, bottled by Gordon & Macphail as part of their refreshed Connoisseurs Choice series. Distilled 9/12/04, bottled 13/3/18 at 45.0% abv. Matured in first fill bourbon and refill American casks, then finished in Hermitage casks for a further 3 years.
"forest fruits mature into lingering peat smoke infused with charred oak and bonfire embers"
700 ml, 48% abv, Scotland (Highland)This small batch release has been exclusively matured in the finest wine casks since 1998, adding a touch of French finesse to Glen Garioch's famously Rich Highland Character. The result is fruity, sweet and very spicy. It is the first ever bottling from Glen Garioch to have been fully matured in ex-red wine casks. The casks were sourced from Saint-Julien in the famous French wine region of Bordeaux and the whisky has been maturing in the wine barriques for 15 years and then bottled in 2014.
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700ml 52.0% abv, Scotland, (Highland)A 29 year old single grain cask , bottled by Duncan Taylor as part of their Rare Auld series. Distilled 1988, bottled 2017 at 52.0% abv, 252 bottles produced, individually numbered . Cask #8134.
700ml 55.1% abv, Scotland, (Lowland)A 25 year old single grain cask , bottled by Duncan Taylor as part of their Rare Auld series. Distilled 1991, bottled 2017 at 55.1% abv, 238 bottles produced, individually numbered . Cask #1112969.
*Sherry Cask Matured...lovely !
700ml 47.0% abv, Scotland, (Highland)A 25 year old single cask Glen Garioch, bottled by Duncan Taylor as part of their Dimensions series. Distilled 1991, bottled 2017 at 47.0% abv, 177 bottles produced, individually numbered . Cask #3856.
700ml 53.1% abv, Scotland, (Islay)A 14 year old single cask Bunnahabhain, bottled by Duncan Taylor as part of their Dimensions series. Distilled 2002, bottled 2017 at 53.1% abv, 258 bottles produced, individually numbered . Cask #3203.
Sherry cask matured...lovely !