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Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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Scotch whisky has similarities to vodka and a number of other alcoholic spirits since it is made of grain, but that's where the similarity ends. The unmistakable characteristic is that whisky is aged in oak barrels and depending on the style the whisky can be aged in plain new oak or in barrels that have previously been used to age sherry, port, madeira, red or white wine and even other types of spirits such as bourbon.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky only qualifies if it has been distilled at a single distillery using a pot still distillation method and only using malted grain, the grain in Scotland being barley. The whisky must be matured in oak barrels for a minimum of three years, but often the well known quality producers mature their whiskies for a much longer period, some 25 years or more and its reflected in the price.
Single Malt Scotch Whiskies have six clearly designated whisky producing regions developing flavours and aromas in many cases unique to a particular region,
"Highlands" is Scotland’s largest producer of Single Malt Scotch Whisky, probably the region with the largest variation of styles, although typical flavours would include dried fruit, sweet grass and often the taste of oak comes through in abundance.
"Speyside" is way up in the north east of Scotland with many distilleries following the flow of the River Spey. Many people find this regions whisky much sweeter than Highlands and within it hints of vanilla and nutmeg and these flavours tend to be long lasting.
"Lowlands" is the second largest producer of Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Lowlands produces the lightest tasting whisky of all the regions and with no peatiness, this often allows the taste of fruit to come through. The nose will pick up spices especially cinnamon.
"Islands" distilleries are spread over a very wide area, thus flavours can vary from one distillery to another, but not on too large a scale. Smoke and sweet honey tend to be the most dominant flavours.
*Islay" is famed for its powerful peat style flavours. Other flavours include sea salt and lots and lots of smoke. This unique strong flavour has a huge following around the world.
"Campbeltown" located close to the Mull of Kintyre produces whisky of varying styles, depending from which of the regions three distilleries. Their styles and tastes can vary from light flavours similar to Lowland right up to heavy smoke similar to Islay.
Alexander Hadleigh Wine Merchants, Southampton, Hampshire, UK have a very large selection of Single Malt Scotch Whisky covering in depth all six regions and with prices to suit most budgets.
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Light subtle peat - Green to gold colour - Light soft body
Tullibardine 500 Sherry Wood Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky is an intense dark rich brown whisky, hints of toffee and apples with an edge of cereal notes, palate of vanilla, toffee with dates and spice. After a long maturation in ex bourbon casks, the Tullibardine 500 Sherry Finish was re-casked into 500 litre sherry butts for a further period of maturation,
Tullibardine 228 Burgundy Cask Finish, Single Malt Whisky was released in 2013. It sees the Highland whisky finished for 12 months in 228-litre Red Burgundy wine casks from Chateau de Chassagne Montrachet. The nose is spiced, with notes of red berry fruit, vanilla and toasted oak. A creamy, nutty palate entry with notes of sweet custard, apple peel, red berries and orange blossom honey. There is a long finish with plum jam and allspice. Overall: Spiced and rich with a delicious influence from the red wine casks.
Light to medium peat flavours - Full gold to amber colour - Medium creamy body
Royal Lochnagar 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, Light smokiness, restrained fruit, malty sweetness. Smooth, medium bodied with a soft smoky yet sweet finish.
No peat recognised - Full amber colour - Smooth, silky and mature body
Matured in American bourbon oak, finished in Spanish oloroso and pedro ximinez sherry casks, rich with dark fruits, thick butterscotch, roasted hazlenuts and smooth, delicate taste
No peat recognised - Green to gold colour - Light soft body
Glengoyne 10 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Highland Whisky has flavours of fresh green apples, tofee, hint of nuttiness, warm fruitiness with rich malty dryness, very light sherry, unpeated,
Bladnoch 10Years Old Bourbon Cask, Lowland Single Malt Whisky has ripples of citrus and coconut merging with sweet oak spices, juicy gooseberry and light vanilla aromas.
Glenallachie 8 Year Old Single Malt Whisky was matured in a combination of Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry puncheons along with a small proportion of virgin oak casks and red wine barriques. Heather honey and ginger nuts sit alongside toasted almonds and baking spices on the palate.
Light subtle peat - Green to gold colour - Medium creamy body
Loch Lomond Inchmurrin 12 Year Old Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky has distinctively fruity with pear drops and toffee sweetness aromas. Light notes of freshly cut hay in summer sun. Flavours of Seville orange citrus notes build in intensity before mellowing into peach and apricot. The fruit character gives way to creamy fudge and vanilla. A medium in length with peppery finish.
Glen Scotia, Double Cask, Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Campbeltown, Scotland has been finished in mature American oak and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks. This provides the perfect balance of rich, spicy fruits overlaid with the characteristic sea spray and vanilla oak finish of the Glen Scotia house.
Inchmoan 12yrs Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky is from the Loch Lomond Island Collection. This whsiky has an unconventional peat character with lots of depth from marrying smoke and spice. Matured in recharred Americam oak and refill Bourbon casks giving sweet vanilla notes, soft peat and a rich smoky finish.
Ardbeg \'Wee Beastie\' 5 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, has spent five years in a combination of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks before being unleashed. Fresh, herbal aromas of pear, cracked black pepper, pine needles, vanilla and honey-glazed ham mingle on the nose with aniseed, green apple, leather and coffee. The palate offers notes of dark chocolate, hot tar, smoked bacon, aniseed and eucalyptus that liner in the finish
Light subtle peat - Green to gold colour - Light soft body
Deanston 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky is the new, relaunched 12 year old, this single malt has been bottled at a slightly higher proof, negating the necessity for chill-filtration and as such retaining more of its original charm. A lovely dram from the Deanston distillery.
Inchmurrin Madeira Wood Finish Island Single Malt Whisky was launched in 2015 as part of the distillery\'s Loch Lomond Island Collection. This expression benefits from double-maturation, first in American white oak barrels, followed by extra finishing in casks that previously aged Madeira wine. This non-chill-filtered single malt carries no age statement. \"Red wine and a tart or sour beer note reveal a strong Madeira influence on the nose. The palate offers rich, dark red fruits, with plums, dates, and raw honey, as well as raisins and nuttiness. The finish showcases dry oak and tannins, transitioning to more of a nutty-rancio profile, backed by orchard fruits such as pears and peaches, and lighter traces of the richer, darker fruits of the palate.\"
Kilkerran 12 Years Old Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Nose: oak notes are dominant, followed by toasted marshmallows and dried fruit pudding, as well as cherries, marzipan and a hint of peat Palate: initially fruity with citrus notes and orange peel, after this: vanilla, butterscotch, honeycomb and digestive biscuits can all be tasted and enjoyed Finish: velvet and smooth with lemon meringue, to conclude, there’s an oiliness and a saltiness that you’d expect from a Campbeltown dram