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The largest region in terms of area and formerly the largest in terms of distilleries (before the formation of the Speyside region within it), is the Highlands. Although the worldwide allure of the rich and sweet Speyside whiskies deems them arguable the most renowned, the Highland region can boast the most traditional and authentic flavours of Scotch Whisky. Glenturret (Scotland's Oldest Distillery) is located here.
The Highland region is the land which lies to the north of the Highland line and includes distilleries as far apart as Inchmurrin in Dumbartonshire, Oban in Argyll, Pulteney in Wick and Glencadam in Brechin. As might be expected across such a wide area, generalisations become less valid and sub-division becomes more necessary.
Geographical divisions of north, south, east and west, together with the Islands can be useful in illustrating particular characteristics.
Highland - 70cl / 50.2%
Deanston 23 Year Old - 1995 - Oloroso Matured - Distillery Exclusive Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distilled and filled into bourbon casks and matured in oloroso sherry casks, laid down in Oloroso butts in 1995, transferred to first fill oloroso hogsheads on the 17th of January 2017. Honeyed oakiness…
Highland - 70cl / 55.2%
Deanston 15 Year Old - 2002 - Marsala Cask Finish - Distillery Exclusive Single Malt Scotch Whisky Crafted by hand, this Limited Edition was distilled and filled into Whisky Re-Fill casks in 2002. Following almost 14 years of maturation, in the vaulted warehousing at Deanston Distillery, in 201…
Highland - 70cl / 55.6%
Deanston 12 Year Old - 2006 - Madeira Finish - Distillery Exclusive Single Malt Scotch Whisky. This is the first time Madeira casks have been used to finish a Deanston Single Malt. Rich aromas of barley sugar, butterscotch, pears and spices come alive in this unique limited edition Deanston Made…
Highland - 70cl / 57.9%
Deanston 14 Year Old Spanish Oak Distillery Exclusive Single Malt Scotch Whisky Crafted by hand, this Deanston is finished in Spanish oak casks, giving it a deep colour and rich flavour. Finished in Spanish Brandy Butts for 5 year. Nose : The distinctive honeyed fruity character of Deanston…
Highland - 70cl / 59.9%
Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch No 007 Single Malt Scotch Whisky. We are delighted to announce that we have secured a limited stock of Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch No. 007 (normally a Distillery exclusive). Inspired by the days of tea breaks with a difference, where the workers at Glengoyne would recei…
Highland - 70cl / 46%
Ardmore 9 Year Old - 2020 Release -Single Malt Scotch Whisky - James Eadie - Refill bourbon casks. Cask # No Nose: Earthy, woody and rich at first, before underlying notes of bacon, chocolate and vanilla pods combine with grapefruit and apples. Taste: Chocolate, peat and vanilla pods are all…
Highland - 70cl / 46%
Crabbie 8 Year Old - Single Malt Scotch Whisky. John Crabbie and Company ceased trading during the 1970s, originally the Crabbie whisky story started in 1801 where the Crabbie family ran a booming wine and spirit business importing and exporting all over the world. John Crabbie was a true whisky in…
Fettercairn 13 Year Old - 2004 - Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Old Malt Cask - Hunter Laing - Cask#15139
Highland - 70cl / 50%
Fettercairn 13 Year Old - 2004 - Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Old Malt Cask - Hunter Laing - Cask#15139 Fettercairn 13 year old distilled in November 2004 and bottled May 2018. Only 341 bottles charged from a Refill Hogshead. Cask# 15541 Tasting Notes: Nose: Fresh yet complex with earthy notes, …