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THE HIGHLANDS

GLENDRONACH 

HIGHLANDS, FORGUE, ABERDEENSHIRE

The Glendronach distillery lies at the Dronach Burn in the Deveron area. The distillery was founded in 1826 and was one of the last distilleries to convert their stills to steam instead of coal.

REVIVAL 15 YEAR OLD 46% …$13.00
Aged for a minimum of fifteen years in Orloroso sherry casks, this dram is a house favourite.

Nose: Walnut and beef with hints of sherry
Palate: Big, rich and wonderfully sherried

HIGHLAND PARK 

HIGHLANDS (ISLAND- ORKNEY), KIRKWALL

Highland Park is Scotland’s northern most whisky distillery, lying just north of fellow distillers Orcadian, Scapa. Although initially founded in 1798 by a notorious smuggler the distillery wasn’t officially licensed until 1826. In recent years it has collected countless awards and remains one of a small group of distilleries that still do onsite floor malting.

12 YEAR OLD 40% …$14.00
The expression that started it all. First introduced in 1979 and still at the heart of the range for Highland Park.

Nose: Floral notes accompanied by manuka honey and juicy citrus
Palate: Full with flavours of orange, granary toast and jasmine tea

DARK ORIGINS 46.8% ..$16.00
This welcome addition to the core range uses twice as many first fill sherry casks than the classic Highland Park twelve year old, resulting in a darker, richer flavour.

Nose: Spiced with cinnamon with vanilla, dates and cocoa
Palate: Sweet nutty milk chocolate, finishing with fragrant peat

18 YEAR OLD 43% …$26.00
Previously named “Worlds Best Spirit” in 2005, this is a dram that just gets better every time you return to it. Sweet honey, dried fruit, marzipan and subtle smoke, it is a dram that reveals more layers with every sip.  

Nose: Ripe floral notes with honey and exotic fruit
Palate: Creamy and full with hints of cinnamon, allspice and espresso

MORE FROM THE HIGHLANDS

ABERFELDY 12 YEAR OLD 40% …$14.00

Strongly scented with honey notes, green apple and slight notes of raspberry jam. On the palate sweetness develops with hints of peach and butterscotch.

ABERFELDY 21 YEAR OLD 40%… $26.00

Winner of the ‘Best Mainland Single Malt’ at the ‘World Whisky Awards 2007’, this dram is zesty on the nose, with a smooth, vanilla finish on the palate and refined smoke.

BLAIR ATHOL 12 YEAR OLD 43%. FLORA & FAUNA… $19.00

This expression is a sherried style of malt with spices and oak adding complexity to rich maltiness.

CLYNELISH 14 YEAR OLD 46% …$15.00

The fourteen year old single malt offers sweet floral fragrances and maritime flavours with a light and dry finish.

CLYNELISH DISTILLERS EDITION 46% …$18.00

Each distillers edition on the Clynelish line undergoes a second maturation in casks that have previously held fortified wine. This dram has been double matured in selected Oloroso casks and this adds a great deal of rich, sweetness.

DALMORE 12 YEAR OLD 40%… $16.00

This twelve year old showcases the finest characteristics of the Dalmore distillery, giving flavours of rich, toasted coffee, with a mouthful of slight spices.

DALWHINNIE 15 YEARS OLD 43% …$13.00

A great introduction to the single malt world, elegant and smooth with a light fruity palate. Fantastic with chocolate. 

DALWHINNIE DISTILLERS EDITION 43% …$18.00

Finished in Oloroso sherry casks, giving this edition rich caramel notes, manuka honey, sweet vanilla and nutmeg.

EDRADOUR OLOROSO CASK BATCH 3 46% ..$15.00

This Edradour is entirely matured in port and hogsheads. Bottled for eleven years with rich notes of dried fruit and finishes strong with port.

GLENMORANGIE THE ORIGINAL 40% …$10.00

The core of the Glenmorangie range, ‘the original’ was released to replace the 10 year old. A very thick and fruity offering with rich notes of vanilla and toffee, this dram has a sweet, creamy finish. A classic malt.

GLENMORANGIE ASTOR 51.7% …$16.00

Directly translated into “journey” from Gaelic, Astor is aged in oak from the Ozark mountains in Missouri this whisky is creamy on the nose with sweet hints of white chocolate. On the palate lychee, grapefruit and sliced pineapple shines through. 

GLENMORANGIE LASANTA 12 YEAR OLD 43% …$13.00

Matured first in bourbon casks before moving to Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks for a finishing period. Think dark chocolate, dried fruit and fresh honey.

GLENMORANGIE QUINTA RUBAN 12 YEAR OLD 46% …$14.00

To craft this single malt specially selected port pipes from the Douro valley in Portugal are used in the distillation process. On the nose, there are notes of berry fruits with a bold and rich finish of chewy port. Delightful. 

GLENMORANGIE SIGNET 46% …$28.00

Distilled in chocolate malt and heavily roasted malted barley then matured in virgin oak casks, this whisky has huge cocoa notes with vanilla, cinnamon, lychee and fruits shinning though. A Beauty. 

ISLE OF JURA SUPERSTITION 43% …$15.00

Made up of whiskies aged from thirteen to twenty one years, with thirteen percent heavily peated malt this dram has strong notes of white pepper and hot buttered toast, finishing with forest honey.

TOBERMORY LEDAIG 10 YEAR OLD 46.3%… $13.00

This ten year old, from the Tobermory distillery, was a gold medal winner at the 2008 International Wine and Spirits Awards. It is light and well balanced on the nose transitioning into a medium bodied palate with rich smoke and hints of black pepper, charred oak and spice.

OBAN 14 YEAR OLD 43%… $18.00

A superb, full-blooded fruity malt with a whiff of heather and more than a hint of smoke.

OBAN DISTILLERS EDITION (BOTTLED 2014) 43% …$22.00

This distiller’s edition was produced in 1999 and has been given a finishing period in Montilla Fino Casks for an interesting depth of flavour. A deeply intriguing expression of dry fruitiness.

OLD PULTENEY 17 YEAR OLD 46% …$19.00

A seventeen year old comprised of ninety percent refill bourbon casks with the remainder being from Oloroso casks. This whisky boasts sweet aromas of butterscotch, honey and chocolate with faint salt and oak spice on the finish.

ROYAL LOCHNAGAR 12 YEAR OLD 40% …$17.00

A light dram with notes of toffee, brown sugar and lingering sandalwood.

TALISKER 10 YEAR OLD 45.8%… $14.00

This classic dram from the Talisker portfolio, starts with low levels of smoke, heather and pear; finishing with dry seaweed, slight peppery notes and strong peat.

TALISKER DISTILLERS EDITION (BOTTLED 2014) 45.8% …$24.00

Distilled in 2003, after the initial maturation this malt is given a finishing period in Amoroso sherry casks. This process contributes some rich, juicy sherried notes to a traditionally smoky island dram.

TALISKER 57 DEGREES NORTH 57% …$26.00

A cask strength bottling from Talisker, bearing no age statement, this whisky was named for the line of latitude of the Isle of Skye. Starting with strong notes of honey, pepper and spice with a long finish.

TALISKER PORT RUIGHE 45.8% …$18.00

Another non-aged statement from Talisker, it is finished in port casks after initial maturation in deeply charred American and European oak refill casks. This whisky has hints of milk chocolate, cocoa and mocha notes with faint orange on the nose whilst sweet chocolate and slight smoke dances on the palate.

TOBERMORY LEDAIG 10 YEAR OLD 46.3%… $13.00

This ten year old, from the Tobermory distillery, was a gold medal winner at the 2008 International Wine and Spirits Awards. It is light and well balanced on the nose transitioning into a medium bodied palate with rich smoke and hints of black pepper, charred oak and spice.

TOBERMORY 15 YEAR OLD 46.3%… $26.00

Matured in Gonzalez Byass Oloroso sherry casks, this is a full bodied dram, with notes of sherried peels and winter spice, complimented by oak.

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