A single cask bottling from The Red Cask Company of Caol Ila 11 year Old. This bottling has been partly matured in a first fill Pedro Ximenez Sherry Hogshead.
Single cask bottling from The Red Cask Company of a 12 year old Auchroisk. Partly matured in a First Fill Oloroso Sherry Hogshead.
This delight from Dailuaine was distilled in 2009 and matured for 12 years, until independent bottler The Red Cask Company released it in 2022. During its maturation, the single malt enjoyed a stay in a first-fill ex-oloroso sherry cask, which yielded a total of 332 bottles.
Here we have a 24 year old anCnoc single malt from the Knockdhu distillery up in the Scottish Highlands, and anCnoc translates to ‘up the hill’ in Gaelic. Made using traditional production methods, this whisky is an expression not often seen on these shores, and is made without colouring or chill filtering.
Back with a ninth batch, it's the magnificent 10 Year Old Cask Strength from GlenAllachie, highlighting the passion for perfection, and expertise in wood management of legendary head distiller, Billy Walker! This single malt marries spirit drawn from a selection of Pedro Ximénez and oloroso sherry casks, rioja barriques, and medium toasted and charred American virgin oak barrels. Expect all the gloriously sherried, classic GlenAllachie character here! Bottled at a bold cask strength of 58.1% ABV.
This right here is a higher-strength edition of Hunter Laing's Scarabus single malt, which is an Islay single malt from an undisclosed distillery. To make it, casks are specially selected to be bottled at the bumped-up strength. While the standard expression is bottled at 46% ABV, this one weighs in at a burly 57% ABV, which has helped to bolster the robust, smoky notes at its core.
Sourced from an undisclosed Islay distillery comes Scarabus, a single malt from Hunter Laing launched for Fèis Ìle 2019. Scarabus means ‘rocky place’ in Old Norse, named after a mystical area of Islay. The whole expression is quite mysterious, from the secretive distillery to the golden symbols adorning the bottle. A very handsome bottling housing delicious Islay whisky.
Sunrise on the awe-inspiring coastline of the Kintyre peninsula brings with it a sense of unparalleled optimism.Like this whisky, this is a place which radiates warmth and connotes the sweetness of new life. Light dances on the water and the chilled salt sea breeze coats lips, carrying the promise of something as yet unspoken which lies just ahead.As the sun sets, this isn't an end but an invitation to embrace a new beginning – a new adventure.
It is often said that belonging is a state of mind.But there are some places in the world that naturally evoke a sense of belonging more distinctly than others. In the majestic Highlands of Scotland, purple heather covers rugged hills and ice-cold burns cut smoothly through gentle glens.
Like this whisky, the Highlands offer an undeniable sense of true tranquillity. In this land of infinite winding paths, each one leads to a place that feels like home.
Setting foot for the first time on the enchanted isles of the Hebrides, there is an unmistakable sense of ethereal greatness.Whether it's in the tales of ancient civilisations, the staggering monuments that mark the land or the entrancing coastal landscape, the invisible power is as humbling as it is inspiring.
The is a whisky dedicated to ancestral wisdom, modern-day secrets and the knowledge that some mysteries will remain forever unsolved.
The Journey to Islay is not an easy one. Getting there takes time but the island, like its whisky, is worth the effort. We have made this trip for generations and will continue to do so, bringing back some of the best malt whiskies Islay has to offer.
To create this outstanding blend of fine Scotch malt whisky we have selected whiskies from the very finest distilleries to be found on the iconic Isle of Islay. The balance of smoothness and complexity of flavour and aroma comes from blending whiskies some of which have been matured in Bourbon hogheads.
A superb addition to our current range, the anCnoc 18 Years Old has matured in Spanish oak ex-sherry casks and American oak ex-bourbon barrels and has been bottled in its most natural form, neither chill-filtered nor coloured. As a result this dram may develop a light haze with the addition of water or if kept at a cold temperature. This haze is a natural characteristic of whisky that is non chill-filtered.
The anCnoc 12 Years Old is renowned the world over. Known as a must-have in any whisky drinker’s collection, it’s light and yet complex. Smooth and approachable, with each twist and turn delivering a surprise, this is a dram that has something for everyone. Our flagship single malt is the perfect starting point for those beginning their exploration of whisky.
anCnoc has released its second batch of Peatheart single malt, a heavily-peated expression packing a hefty 40 PPM measurement! We've been very impressed with the peaty expressions coming from anCnoc, and Peatheart once again offers up marvellous waves of BBQ-style smoke and earthy richness, brilliantly balanced by zesty tropical fruit.