Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Finlaggan 'Old Reserve' by The Vintage Malt Whiskey Company is a scotch whiskey with a mysterious identity. Produced and bottled exclusively by The Secret Islay distillery. Aged over 6 years. It has an incredible quality / price ratio. It is absolutely to sip with smoked jams and cheeses. A jewel among the peaty whiskeys.
The 'Nàdurra' 16 YO First Fill Selection Cask Strength 60.3% by The Glenlivet is a pure and pristine single malt (Nàdurra in Gaelic means natural), aged 16 years in American oak barrels. Once reached its maturation it is bottled as cask-strenght (without being diluted with water) and without resorting to the cold filtering process (chill-filtering), a choice that gives the Nàdurra its turbid appearance and guarantees the preservation of precious aromas and substances that otherwise would be lost. Award-winning, challenging.
The Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12 Years Old by Aberlour is a fine example of how the distinctly crunchy and citrusy character of raw Aberlour distillate is ably softened by double-barrel maturation. The combination of traditional oak barrels and seasoned sherry create a round, warm, spicy and well-balanced flavor.
The Blended Scotch Whisky 30 Years Old by Ballantine’s is the result of the union of rare whiskeys aged at least 30 years, some of which come from distilleries that no longer exist today. Deep golden yellow in color, it opens to the nose with delicate fruity aromas including pear juice and peach, accompanied by notes of vanilla, honey and slight smoky hints. In the mouth it is complex and powerful, with floral and fruity scents that accompany a pleasantly long and spicy finish. Whiskey to be reserved for important occasions due to its exclusivity.
The 25 Year Old Original Legend Blended Scotch Whiskey by Chivas Regal is a refined distillate obtained from a selection of fine Scotch whiskeys that age at least 25 years in fine oak barrels, created to satisfy the sophisticated taste of New York's high society that it has acquired in little time an international resonance. At the sight of an intense golden yellow, it boasts a bouquet composed of hazelnut and wild berry scents, combined with notes of licorice, raspberry and sweet oats. In the mouth it is inviting, soft and juicy, with elegant aromas of butter, anise and custard. Ideal to be enjoyed alone as a meditation whiskey.
Miltonduff 15 Years Old by Ballantine's is a single malt Scotch whiskey aged for 15 years in ex-bourbon barrels and bottled at 40% vol. This single malt is used to give the Ballantine's floral and spicy notes, and by tasting this special single malt we can fully appreciate them. No blend producer in the world has ever given this opportunity so far, that is to say to deconstruct a product to find out how it is done. It is formed by dozens of single malts and single grain, but the mainstay is formed by 3 single malts: Glenburgie, Glentauchers and Miltonduff. The same single malts that we can find in Ballantine's Single Malt Series.
Glenburgie 15 Years Old by Ballantine's is a single malt Scotch whiskey aged for 15 years in American white oak barrels and bottled at 40% vol. This single malt is the heart of Ballantine's and is used to give sweetness and fruity notes. Beautiful opportunity from Ballantine's that allows us to deconstruct our blend by discovering which are the main single malts of this very famous product. The Glenburgie distillery was founded in 1829 near Forres by William Paul. In 1936 Hiram Walker acquired both Glenburgie and Miltonduff, which from that moment became two of the main single malts of the Ballantine’s. First of three releases for Ballantine's Single Malt Series.
Glentauchers 15 Years Old by Ballantine's is a single malt Scotch whiskey aged for 15 years in American white oak barrels and bottled at 40% vol. This single malt is delicate but spicy and with good persistence. The Glentauchers distillery was founded in 1829 by James Buchanan & Co. and since its inception the distillery was designed to provide quality single malts for blends, such as Black & White. In 1989 the Glentauchers also became part of the Ballantine's thanks to the acquisition of the distillery by Allied Distillers. Last of three releases for Ballantine's Single Malt Series.
The Ultimate 'Caol Ila' 2007 Islay Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Non Filtered is only aged in the best barrels and bottled without cold filtration, so all the original flavors remain inside. No caramel is added, so the color always matches the barrel of origin. An 'honest' single malt by Van Wees standards. Since the barrels are different each time, the character of the product can change constantly, and they are barrels that come from all regions of Scotland, such as the Highlands, Lowlands and the Isle of IslayEgni. The bottle is numbered and all the details of the barrel are mentioned on the label.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky 'Victoriana' Cask Strength by Glen Scotia is produced at the Campbeltown distillery, in the town of the same name located on the south-west coast of Scotland, on the Kintyree Peninsula. This whiskey is extracted from barrels with a particularly heavy charcoal profile, which conveys many rich and toasty notes. This Cask Strength fully displays the 'strength of the barrel', a robust 54.2% alcohol content, which helps to reinforce the aforementioned toasty notes. Elegant notes of oak, with notes of toasted sugar and citrus peel. Fruity flavor with juicy berries and fruit from the orchard sprinkled with dark chocolate.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky Speyside 'Organic 2012' by Benromach is made from only the finest malt and purest water. It is the first single malt whiskey to be certified organic. The entire production process and the subsequent maturation phase are certified. It ages for at least three years in American oak barrels. Each barrel is filled, weighed and marked manually before being stored for many years in traditional dunnage warehouses. If tasted pure it is perceived the sweet aroma with notes of charred oak and fresh fruit (bananas and pineapple). Smoky tones with a hint of earth. Diluted with water it brings out the sweet with a malt aroma. Intense perfumed notes emerge.
Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Speyside '15 Years Old' by Benromach is left to mature for 80% in Bourbon barrels and 20% in Sherry barrels. 15 years of aging. The last year it rests in Sherry Oloroso barrels. Tasted pure to the nose, delicious and balanced hints of sherry emerge with vanilla, orange peel and ginger, complemented by delicate notes of chamomile and menthol. When diluted with water, delicate notes of cocoa, nutmeg and cinnamon emerge, leaving room for sweet scents.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky Finlaggan 'Eilean Mor' by The Vintage Malt Whisky Company is a fine single malt from the island of Islay (Scotland). It surprises with its important nose that releases a truly exceptional potential. Whiskey for an important occasion, produced in very few bottles. It captures the sea of Islay with spicy and marine notes with a touch of peat smoke, citrus and vanilla. The taste is good intensity of peat followed by notes of pure smoke, caramel, black pepper and vanilla.
Single Malt Scotch Whiskey 21 Years Old distilled by Glenburgie and bottled in 2018 by Gordon & Macphail. It is complex on the nose and concentrated in tasting: after more than two decades of aging, it is a full and fruity Single Malt with hints of stewed apple, cinnamon and cloves. This is followed by notes of ripe summer berries that combine with notes of fresh mint and sensations of toasted malt. It will be appreciated for its character, decisive and determined on the one hand, but punctual and never over the top on the other. Excellent price / quality ratio, a Scotch Whiskey not to be missed.
Single Malt Scotch Whiskey 'Glenlossie Connoisseurs Choice 1998' by Gordon & Macphail was distilled in 1998 and bottled in 2014. Double passage in ex Sherry casks. The history of Glenlossie is linked to John Duff, one of the most picturesque figures of the whiskey industry of the second half of the nineteenth century. Whiskey with intense notes of vanilla and cooked apple and sweet hints of date and orange zest. A hint of marzipan, ginger and cinnamon. Sweet taste with notes of dark honey with spices and creamy caramelized orange. Sensations of malty cereal accompany hints of milk chocolate and a touch of anise. Medium to long finish with warm spicy notes and citrus zest. A Whiskey for connoisseurs. Cask strength 56,2° vol.