This is the 1999 vintage from the Distillers Edition series from Diageo. Finished in casks which previously held amontillado sherry, the medium-dry nuttiness complements the lighter style of this Lowland whisky.
Auchentoshan American Oak was introduced in 2014 to replace the Classic. Matured exclusively in first-fill bourbon casks, this is a vanilla-rich and fruity whisky.
Glengoyne is one of the only Scottish whiskies to be distilled from unpeated malt - the malt is allowed to dry naturally before fermentation and distillation begin, resulting in an elegant, medium-bodied style.
This Auchentoshan 12 yrs expression replaced the old 10 year-old a few years ago in 2008, when the range was totally revamped, and has been hailed as a big improvement on the occasionally lacklustre 10yo.
Replacing the 10 year-old as the main expression of the Lowland style in the Classic Malts range, this Glenkinchie 12 year old is a bit fuller and more complex.
The 2012 relaunch of Auchentoshan's no-nonsense, cask strength, bourbon cask matured dram. Built with a similar mix of casks to the Classic, this is bottled at full strength for a more concentrated flavour.
The ever-popular Auchentoshan 3 Wood is matured initially in bourbon casks before being finished in Oloroso then Pedro Ximénez casks for an extra layer of rich, sweet fruitiness.
Initially released for travel retail, Heartwood is a combination of whiskies aged in bourbon and oloroso sherry casks. Rich, fruity and sweet.
This 2003 vintage Distillers Edition from Glenkinchie has been finished in Amontillado sherry casks for an extra burst of rounded flavour. This was aged for more than a decade before being bottled in 2015.
This is the second batch of Auchentoshan's Virgin Oak. Aged in new North American oak casks, this triple-distilled Lowland whisky is rich, spicy and complex.
The third batch of Deanston 18 Year Old – finished in first-fill bourbon barrels. This is typical of the Highland distillery's signature profile, sweet with hints of spice.
After maturation in 100% American oak casks, this Auchentoshan 18 years is a significant step up in quality and complexity from the Classic and 12 yrs expressions.
A deliciously smooth, mellow long-aged Auchentoshan. This 21 year old Lowland single malt is a sophisticated and well-balanced dram to savour slowly after a good meal.
The second 20 year old Glenkinchie bottled for Diageo's Special Releases is, like the first, a small batch from refill American oak casks. This is an equally enjoyable dram, in our opinion a bit better, although it definitely needs a drop of water to get going.
A post 1974 bottling (as they didn't use their own name before then) of single malt whisky from Deanston. This one has the added interest of the back label calling the whisky Deanston Mill.
An old bottle of Auchentoshan Whisky. The label calls this "Unblended All Malt" which is essentialy another way of stating Single Malt, but is a term that which is no longer used. We would estimate that this was bottled sometime in the 1970s.
A single European oak cask of Glenkinchie 1992, bottled in 2009 as part of Diageo's Managers' Choice range. Along with the Dalwhinnie, this is one of the oldest bottles in the series.
This 8 year old whisky was distilled at Glengoyne and bottled sometime in the 1980s.
An old rectangular bottle of Auchentoshan 18 year old, bottled at 43% for the Italian market.
A bottling of whisky from Deanston under the name Deanston Mill. We know this dates from the latter half of the 1970s as the whisky wasn't bottled under the distillery's name before 1974.
An old rectangular bottling of triple distilled Auchentoshan 18 year old, bottled at 43% for the French market. We estimate this bottle dates from the 1980s.
This 20-year-old whisky was finished in casks which formerly held Sauternes. Released for La Maison du Whisky's 60th anniversary, this is rich and rounded with notes of red fruits, chocolate, vanilla and liquorice.
A rare official bottling of Rosebank, this high-strength 15 year old dates from the 1980s (when the distillery was still open). A classic of this 'pure' style.
An old bottle of 1966 vintage Auchentoshan. This was bottled sometime in the 1980s and limited to only 120 bottles. The label features a picture of the distillery.
Released in 2017, Deanston 40 Year Old has been finished in oloroso-sherry butts, and is limited to 480 bottles. Rich and sweet with notes of heather honey, apple, vanilla and citrus.
Released in 2005, this was a limited bottling of 32-year-old Auchentoshan. Distilled in 1973 and aged in ex-sherry wood, just 480 bottles were produced.
This cask strength, single cask bottling of Auchentoashan was distilled in 1965 and matured for 31 years. Bottling during the late 90s for their distillery archive series.
A 31 year old single cask whisky from Auchentoshan, bottled at the full proof 44.2%. It was distilled in 1965 and then released in the mid-1990s, shortly after Suntory acquired parent company Morrison Bowmore.
Released at the end of 2013, this stunningly presented decanter, one of only 500 released worldwide, contains 35 year old Glengoyne. Distilled in the 1970s, this is rich and complex and comes with an individually numbered leather book detailing the distillery's history.