Royal Brackla 7 Y/O The Whisky Cellar Private Cellars Selection 56.8% 70cl
ROYAL BRACKLA SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY. Oloroso Sherry Quarter Cask.
Aged 7 Years
Distilled – Mar’ 2013 / Bottled – Aug’ 2020
Aged in a first fill Oloroso Sherry Quarter Cask, this is youthful and exuberant at 7 years of age but already displays deep notes of dark treacle, plum jam, bitter chocolate and warm spice.
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INVERGORDON SINGLE GRAIN SCOTCH WHISKY American Oak Barrel Aged24Years Distilled – Feb’ 1996 / Bottled – Aug’ 2020 Aged in an American Oak ex-bourbon barrel, this cask bottling exudes all the delicate creamy-sweet greatness of Single Grain displaying notes of crème caramel, toasted marshmallow and whipped cream
House Malt 15 Y/O 40% 70cl The Whisky Cellar Private Cellars Selection - Batch 1
“HOUSE MALT” SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
European Oak Refill Sherry Butt
Aged 15 Years
Our “House Malt” range features whiskies which characterise their region wonderfully at a highly affordable price point. We typically bottle these between 40-43% rather than cask strength to offer a well aged, entry level, easy drinking dram for Scotch enthusiasts. This is from a well-known Rothes distillery.
WESTPORT BLENDED MALT SCOTCH WHISKY. American Oak Hogshead
Aged 21 Years
Distilled – Mar’ 1999 / Bottled – Aug’ 2020
Aged in an American Oak hogshead this is a ‘tea-spooned’ malt, the vast majority of which is a well-known Highland Single Malt. Characteristically, the whisky displays notes of citrus peel, digestive biscuits and stone fruit
Caol Ila 8 Year Old
Madeira Wine Cask
56.2% - Whisky Cellar
CAOL ILA SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
Madeira Wine Barrique Finish # 325887
Aged 8 Years
Distilled – Sep’ 2012 / Bottled – Feb’ 2021
1 of 201 bottles
Founded in 1846, Caol Ila Distillery is renowned for producing a consistently solid Islay malt whisky, displaying notes of orchard
fruits, earthy soil and distinctive marine/sea shore character. Of course, there’s traditional Islay peat smoke but it is not as
pronounced as its Diageo stable mate, Lagavulin. Tall stills and long fermentation help to tame the heavier phenols.
This little beauty was aged in the traditional Caol Ila fashion – in a refill hogshead – before being re-racked into a Madeira wine
barrique in February 2019 (two years of ‘finishing’ by the time we bottle it). The result is incredibly unique.
Colour: Amber rose
Nose: Sea spray, shellfish platter, earthy, a touch of linament
Palate: Burning bonfire embers at first then fish and chips on the harbour wall. Salty with tomato chutney sweetness.
Finish: Salt and pepper, paprika dry-rubbed smoked meats and a medium length, lingering peat fire close.
THE SPEYSIDE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
American Oak Hogshead # 1283
Aged 22 Years
Distilled – Oct’ 1998 / Bottled – Mar’ 2021
1 of 103 bottles
Described appropriately as a “small and artisanal” distillery nestled near the Speyside hamlet of Drumguish, The Speyside Distillery uses
age-old hand crafted methods to produce its single malt, patiently and unhurried with long fermentation and slow distillation. The
resultant spirit is characteristically light. The distillery itself only began producing single malt in 1990, some 30 years after the planning was
approved for its build.
Single casks of The Speyside are seldom seen in the market so we were delighted to get our hands on this rare 1998 hogshead number
Colour: Bright amber.
Nose: Beautiful light floral notes of hyacinth and heather with a touch of honey sweetness.
Palate: Delightfully sweet heather-honey and fresh ripe melon with just a hint of spice. Peppermint and old oak.
Finish: Long and lingering cigar box and honey sweet in perfect harmony.
Benrinnes 13 Year Old Koval Bourbon Cask Finish 56.7%
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BENRINNES SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
American Oak Koval Bourbon Barrel Finish # 310411
Aged 13 Years
Distilled – Sep’ 2007 / Bottled – Feb’ 2021
1 of 149 bottles
Benrinnes Distillery was established in 1826 (at its original site) and engineered to be a full-bodied new make spirit that became a
highly sought after malt for blenders looking to add weight to their whiskies. It stands alone in its meaty, slightly sulphury style
among other Speysiders. A 15 year old has been part of the Diageo ‘Flora and Fauna’ series but it is becoming a favoured malt for
This particular whisky spent 11 years in refill American oak before a final 2 years ‘finishing’ in a first fill ex-bourbon barrel from the
infamous and innovative Koval Distillery in Chicago.
Colour: Yellow gold.
Nose: Banana bread, cake spice.
Palate: Spice-bomb with sweet hints of marzipan and some cocoa powder. Some citrus lemon tart notes reveal themselves.
Finish: Honey drizzled fruits and a dusting of sweet spice.
We can’t say too much about the origins of this malt whisky other than to say that it’s a ‘Blended Malt’ by law but, in reality, it is a
tea-spooned single cask. The vast majority of the spirit is from a Lowland distillery but don’t let that fool you into thinking it is
light and delicate. This whisky has been matured for 10 long years in a first fill American Oak Oloroso Sherry Butt. We’ve taken
the ABV down very slightly from its natural cask strength to a traditional 100° proof (57.1%) to ensure the weight of the spirit is
balanced with the impact of the oak. It’s a perfect signature ‘House Malt’ and we’ve bought a few casks of this style for future
Colour: Chestnut brown.
Nose: Buttery toffee. Sultanas and sponge-cake spices.
Palate: Sweet notes of caramelised pecans with orange zest, violets and cherries.
Finish: Incredibly smooth. Lingering sweet, soft toffee and toasted nuts
JURA SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
American Oak Hogshead 9005601
Aged 30 Years
Distilled – Oct’ 1990 / Bottled – Feb’ 2021
1 of 163 bottles
The present day Jura Distillery was rebuilt in the 1960s to produce a light, unpeated island whisky, unlike most of its
neighbouring distilleries on Islay. Some of the modern day Jura whiskies, however, are produced with a very subtle hint of peat
smoke but most of the older 1980/1990s bottlings lean towards an earthy, ripe tropical fruits style.
This is a stunning example of the old style with lashings of ripe fruits and traditional distillery character.
Colour: Bright gold
Nose: Those classic old damp dunnage warehouse aromas are swiftly followed by a delightful fruit basket nose.
Palate: Camphor warmth with some grassy, vegetal notes. A touch of maritime salinity with sweet grape juice.
Finish: Long with earthy notes and ripe fruits never far away. A classic old style Jura.