Scottish Whisky

Scotland is renowned both for its single malt and its blended whiskies. A single malt whisky is a product of a single distillery made using a local source of water and malted barley, aged for at least 3 years in oak barrels, and of an alcoholic strength of at least 40% vol. The great strength of Scottish single malts is that it often reflects perfectly its environment. For example, Islay and island malts often bear the briny imprint of maturation in warehouses close to cold northern seas, whereas the softness and smoothness of lowland malts reflect the gentler climate of southern Scotland. Blended Scotch is a product of blending malts and grain whisky from different distilleries. The aim is generally to produce a smooth, easy to enjoy whisky for both drinking and in some cases mixing. The production of Scotch whisky can be broken down into seven key stages commonly known as the “seven steps to heaven” – Malting(converting starch into sugar), Kilning( stopping the conversion), Milling(grinding the barley), Mashing(extracting the sugar from the barley), Fermentation(turning the sugar into alcohol), Distillation(turning the alcohol into high proof spirit), Maturation(turning the spirit into whisky). If the kilning is done using a peat fire, the whisky will have a smokey/peaty flavour. If maturation takes place in a barrel formerly used to mature Bourbon, the whisky will have flavours of caramel, toffee and vanilla. If the spirit is matured in former Sherry barrels it will have flavours of rich fruits such as raisins, dates and sultanas.

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Scottish Whisky

Collectivum XXVIII - Diageo Special Releases 2017

70cl

The first blended malt in the Diageo Special Releases, featuring malt from every operational Diageo ..

€160.00 Ex Tax: €132.23

Convalmore 32 Year Old - Diageo Special Releases 2017

70cl

The fourth release of Convalmore in the Diageo Special Releases, the Convalmore 32 Year Old. Aged in..

€1,150.00 Ex Tax: €950.41

Cragganmore 12 Year Old

70cl

Atteractively floral and smooth with flavours of honey, heather, fruit salad and barley sugar. Often..

€55.00 Ex Tax: €45.45

Cragganmore Distiller's Edition Port Cask

70cl

This Cragganmore Single Malt has been finished in Port pipes. Lots of fruity flavours with hints of ..

€72.50 Ex Tax: €59.92

Craigellachie 13 Year Old

70cl

A robust and surprisingly richly flavoured Speysider. This has a little bit of everything, from dyna..

€68.00 Ex Tax: €56.20

Craigellachie 17 Year Old

70cl

A highly rated 17 year old from this very under rated distillery. The distillery has some traditiona..

€145.00 Ex Tax: €119.83

Dalmore 12 Year Old

70cl

Almost like liquidised Christmas cake, Dalmore 12 Year Old packs in plenty of flavour but never seem..

€66.00 Ex Tax: €54.55

Dalmore 25 Year Old New In

Dalmore 25 Year Old

Dalmore 25 Year Old Single Malt was first launched in 2013. It has been initially matured&..

€1,003.00 Ex Tax: €828.93

Dalmore 40 Year Old New In

Dalmore 40 Year Old

70cl

An phenomonal example of the blending skills of Mastiller Distiller Richard Paterson, the Dalmo..

€7,606.00 Ex Tax: €6,285.95

Dalmore 45 Year Old New In

Dalmore 45 Year Old

70cl

Dalmore more 45 Year Old Single Malt is one of the most special and exceptional whiskies to come out..

€12,619.00 Ex Tax: €10,428.93

Dalmore Cigar Malt

70cl

A big and bold single malt that is designed to be partnered with a cigar of a similar character. Thi..

€116.00 Ex Tax: €95.87

Dalmore King Alexander III

70cl

Created by Master Distiller Richard Paterson, the Dalmore King Alexander III has had six different c..

€212.50 Ex Tax: €175.62

Dalmore Port Wood Reserve New In

Dalmore Port Wood Reserve

70cl

Expect plenty of Port wood spice and a viscous mouthfeel with rich red fruits. This expression ..

€85.00 Ex Tax: €70.25

Dalwhinnie Distillery Edition

70cl

Finished in Oloroso Sherry casks. Similar to all Dalwhinnie's, this whisky has a lot of honey ch..

€74.00 Ex Tax: €61.16

Deanston 18 Year Old

70cl

Initially matured in 2nd fill Bourbon casks before being finished in 1st fill Bourbon casks, th..

€108.00 Ex Tax: €89.26

Dewars 12 Year Old

70cl

A popular deluxe blend that has more depth and a little more smoke than the standard white label Dew..

€45.00 Ex Tax: €37.19