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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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Inchgower 9 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, James Eadie is light and fresh and has been matured in first fill ex-bourbon barrels adding a sweet, rich quality,
Medium to strong peat flavours - Full gold to amber colour - Full and textured body
Single Malt, full-bodied and smooth, produced on the island of Jura.
Heavy peat, notes of liquorice, hint of toffee, long fresh minty finish with eucalyptus and smoke, Distilled 2008 at the Ledaig Distillery,
Lemon citrus, then orange peel and an interlacing sweetness that softens but doesn\'t eliminate the zest. A quiet note of vanilla is followed by dark chocolate with lingering floral and light oak notes.Citrus and boiled sweets rule the palate, along with hints of ginger and cinnamon, while soft oak tones reveal toasted apples. Medium sweet, malty and slightly dry finish,
No peat recognised - Full gold to amber colour - Medium creamy body
Has a tempting aroma of tostaed almonds and caramalised toffee, this is a smooth and creamy malt
Arran Malt, Single Malt Sotch Whisky, Amarone Cask Finish has elegant notes of cherry, dark chocolate and Turkish delight in a spectacular combination of the Amarone Cask and the Arran Malt,
Light to medium peat flavours - Green to gold colour - Smooth, silky and mature body
Glenlossie Vintage 2004 Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, from The Connoisseurs Choice selection has been matured in Refill Sherry Hogsheads, sweet sherry aromas mingle with vanilla, apricot, spicy with hints of ginger, orange marmalade with a chocolate edge.
Medium to strong peat flavours - Full gold to amber colour - Firm oily body
Springbank Single Malt campbeltown Scotch Whisky, 10 Years Old,is a fantastic mix of dry and sweet, tinned pears and citrus flavours. Rich, oily mouth-coating body, melon on the finish. One of the truly great, and sought after malts
Light subtle peat - Full gold to amber colour - Full and textured body
Benromach Organic Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, was Distilled 2010, bottled in 2018. Scottish organic barley, Massive oak input, aged in American oak casks, creamy pepper, sweet fruits, rich toffee and dark hints of coffee and cocoa, This is delicious
Kilchoman Machir Bay, Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky has a nose of soft cooked fruits, strong peaty aromas, palate of soft mixed fruits, vanilla with an intense sweetness, a long lingering finish
Spiced, fruity, malty, macerated currants, raisins, a mouthful of gentle ginger, nutmeg, wonderfully warm,
Light subtle peat - Full gold to amber colour - Smooth, silky and mature body
Matured in whisky casktransfers before being red to Sherry casks, acquiring character from both. This is an excellent whisky, and is thoroughly recommended
Light subtle peat - Full gold to amber colour - Smooth, silky and mature body
Whiskies matured in sherry, bourbon and new oak casks are married in a unique Solera Vat to creata a deliciously smmoth, harmonious, intense malt
Benromach Peat Smoke Vintage Speyside Single Malt Whisky is produced from heavily peated barley, this is seriously smoky yet retains the elegance and fruitiness of Benromach.