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.
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.
Matsui Single Malt The Peated by Kurayoshi is a peaty Japanese whiskey aged in ex-bourbon American white oak barrels before being bottled at 48% without the addition of dyes. The water used for the dilution comes from the sources of Mount Daisen. The limited edition package is inspired by the work of the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai and his most famous work, "The Great Wave of Kanagawa", painted between 1830 and 1831 with ukiyo-e woodblock technique. Bouquet of barley malt, earthy peat and aromatic herbs with hints of cocoa and vanilla. Taste: peat smoke envelops the notes of apple, ginger, vanilla and brown sugar. Medium persistence finish, the smoke continues to accompany us followed by notes of grilled pineapple, apple, vanilla and oak.
Single Malt 'Mizunara Cask' by Matsui is a Japanese whiskey aged in Japanese Mizunara oak barrels before being bottled at 48% without the addition of dyes. The water used for the dilution comes from the sources of Mount Daisen. The limited edition package is inspired by the work of the Japanese Katsushika Hokusai, one of the most famous ukiyo-e artists. Fresh and floral bouquet with notes of vanilla, pear, cinnamon and a light dusting of icing sugar. On the palate it is soft with notes of barley malt, cinnamon, caramel and honey. Medium persistence finish with notes of caramel, honey, vanilla and tea leaves with floral scents.
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.
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.
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.
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 '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.
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.
Single Malt 'Madeira Finish' by Penderyn is the leading product of the Welsh distillery, winner of the IWC gold medal in 2012. Matured minimum 3 years in ex-bourbon barrels and finished in barrels that previously contained Madeira wine, this process gives whiskey a taste Generous and a subtle complexity.
Single Malt Welsh Whisky 'Legend' by Penderyn is the new name that the distillery wanted to give to their most classic product. It is a single malt produced by a unique distillation system in the category of single malts or a single copper alembic composed of two separate distillation columns. For its maturation, American oak barrels are used with a particularity: the first phase takes place in barrels used for the Bourbon, the second in barriques used in the production of Madeira. Aromas of apples and citrus, dried fruit and dark chocolate. Well balanced in all its components, very sweet and well harmonious.
The Japanese Blended Whisky Akashi delle White Oak Distillery is superb and powerful, and can harmoniously combine the presence of vanilla notes with the smells of American oak. The limited quantities in which it is produced make it even more precious. Unmissable.
Japanese Single Malt Whiskey 'Akashi' 5 Years Old is made in the White Oak Distillery, founded in 1888 by Eigashima Shuzo. The distillery places on the market very limited quantities, and therefore highly sought after, of Whiskey because its stills work only for one month a year. This Single Malt, left to mature for 4 years in American oak barrels and for 12 months in Spanish ex-sherry barrels, is very elegant, warm and enveloping, pleasantly marked by a slight hint of smoke. Persistent. An unmissable whiskey.
Single Malt Welsh Whiskey 'Myth' by Penderyn is the winner of the gold medal at the Spirits Business World Whiskey Masters 2017. It is a single malt produced by a unique distillation system in the category of single malts or a single copper still composed by two separate distillation columns. A 90% distillate by average volume is produced which, with the addition of local spring water, is first brought to a degree of maturation in oak barrels and, after several years, to a degree of consumption. The result is a range of accessible single malts with an unmistakable light and fruity character. Complex and articulated, both on the nose and on the palate, it is to be considered among the excellence of the range.