Vintage Cask Collection

These very rare, exquisite whiskies are among the finest in our portfolio. The casks come from some of Scotland’s most respected distilleries, bottled at vintages rarely found.

Each is carefully managed over the years. When we judge it has reached its prime, we bottle at cask strength without chill-filtering and with its natural colour, ensuring the fullest flavours and true characteristics are retained for your enjoyment.

As is the nature of single cask whiskies, these expressions are extremely limited in number.

Latest Releases
  • Bowmore 1990

    Bowmore 27YO
    Distillery Region
    Islay
    Cask Type
    Bourbon
    Cask Number
    4165
    Date Distilled
    04.12.1990
    Date Bottled
    06.03.2018
    No. of Bottles
    194
    Age
    27 Years Old
    Strength
    50.6% alc./vol.

    Tasting Notes

    Colour
    Burnt orange.
    Nose
    Islay sea breeze, tobacco and gunpowder tea.
    Palate
    Sherbet lemon, salted butter and liquorice root.
    Finish
    Fading smoke with a horseradish twist.

    Further Information

    One of our original cask stock purchased by Tim Morrison for the company in 1991. An extremely rare barrel from our warehouse stock at Bowmore, Islay. A must for purist Bowmore lovers.

  • Longmorn 1985

    Longmorn 32YO
    Distillery Region
    Speyside
    Cask Type
    Bourbon
    Cask Number
    8897
    Date Distilled
    24.09.1985
    Date Bottled
    06.03.2018
    No. of Bottles
    167
    Age
    32 Years Old
    Strength
    51.2% alc./vol.

    Tasting Notes

    Colour
    Bronze glimmer.
    Nose
    Sliced apple, toasted coconut, strawberries and cream.
    Palate
    Soft peach, white chocolate and gooseberry.
    Finish
    Kola nut, spiced vanilla glaze, oregano and thyme.

    Further Information

    One of our favourite casks of all time. Aged for a LONG time in a bourbon hogshead but we don’t MOURN the bottling! The result is a sublimely smooth and perfectly balanced malt. As good as a 32 year old cask gets. An aged malt to savour.

Previous Releases
  • Bunnahabhain 1987

    Cask Type
    Bourbon Hogshead
    Cask Number
    1298
    Date Distilled
    June 1987
    Date Bottled
    June 2017
    No. of Bottles
    243
    Age
    30 Years Old
    Strength
    48.3% alc./vol.

    Tasting Notes

    Colour
    Radiant amber.
    Nose
    Mandarin, nectarine, kiwi and walnut, new leather and Aloe vera.
    Palate
    Lime, mango and coconut with toasted whole grain oats.
    Finish
    Fresh, fruity and opulent with bright green notes. A true nectar of the Gods.
  • Bowmore 1989

    Cask Type
    Sherry Hogshead
    Cask Number
    1098
    Date Distilled
    February 1989
    Date Bottled
    February 2017
    No. of Bottles
    182
    Age
    28 Years Old
    Strength
    47.1% alc./vol.

    Tasting Notes

    Colour
    Gleaming copper.
    Nose
    Strawberry jam, raisins, crispy duck and smoke.
    Palate
    Crêpes Suzette, fruit cake, earthiness.
    Finish
    Dry wood smoke with a perfect balance of sweet and savoury.
  • Cragganmore 1986

    Cask Type
    Bourbon Hogshead
    Cask Number
    1492
    Date Distilled
    June 1986
    Date Bottled
    February 2017
    No. of Bottles
    161
    Age
    33 Years Old
    Strength
    56.8% alc./vol.

    Tasting Notes

    Colour
    Lemon gold lustre.
    Nose
    Yellow peach, pear, Fino sherry and lush grass.
    Palate
    Soft orchard fruits and a hint of tobacco.
    Finish
    Dry, herbal and lightly fruity. A premium distillate with the subtle complexity of three decades maturation.
  • Dufftown 1982

    Cask Type
    Bourbon hogshead
    Cask Number
    18583
    Date Distilled
    November 1982
    Date Bottled
    March 2016
    No. of Bottles
    198
    Age
    33 Years Old
    Strength
    53.6% alc./vol.

    Tasting Notes

    Colour
    Rich gold
    Nose
    Deep, rounded, juicy barley aromas, honey and syrup.
    Palate
    Exquisitely smooth with sweet vanilla, more honey and chocolate.
    Finish
    A silky-smooth aged Dufftown single cask.
  • Girvan Grain 1964

    Cask Type
    Bourbon Barrel
    Date Distilled
    September 1964
    Date Bottled
    March 2015.
    No. of Bottles
    255
    Age
    50 Years Old
    Strength
    46.8% alc./vol.

    Tasting Notes

    Colour
    Amber.
    Nose
    Deep and exquisite aromas of orange peel, dark chocolate truffles, Brazil nuts, nutmeg, rich honey and coconut.
    Palate
    Silky. Luscious vanilla, sweet oranges, banana bread, some liquorice and spicy notes. Gorgeous…
    Finish
    Whisky from a bygone age, in an extraordinary fresh cask.

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