Available in various vintage releases - please refer to merchant for further details.
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)
Search Rank 2944
Over all vintages, this was the 2944th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 2957th
Single malt whisky is whisky distilled at a single distillery from water and malted barley but without the addition of any other cereals, and by batch distillation in pot stills.
The traditional production zones for single malt whisky are Scotland and Ireland, although Canada and Japan also produce good examples. The most famous whisky regions for single malt production are Islay and the Scottish Highlands.
The Highlands of Scotland lie north of an imaginary line running between the estuaries of the rivers Clyde and Tay. Speyside, despite being encompassed by the Highlands, is sufficiently distinctive in terms of its whisky style that it is considered an separate region in its own right.
The Highlands is the largest of all the Scottish whisky regions, and consequently offers the widest range of styles. While the whiskies from the central and eastern Highland distilleries are difficult to describe collectively, there is generally a slight fruity sweetness common among them, although they are perhaps not as distinctive as in the Speyside malts. The whiskies from the western edges of the Highland region share a gentle smokiness with their counterparts from ... more
Scotland is known for its whisky, rather than wine; the climate is too cold and wet to allow grapes to ripen sufficiently for the production of wine. Whisky has been made in Scotland for several hundred years and the question of whether it came to Scotland from Ireland or vice versa is a much-debated topic.
Scotland is divided into six main regions: ... more