Islay

Islay

Just off Scotland's southwest coast, the tiny island of Islay is home to the smokiest of all Scottish whiskies. Instantly recognisable by their bold, peaty nose - often described as slightly earthy - and dry, rounded character, Islay malts are the product not only of the water streaming over the rich peat which makes up most of the island, but also of the fresh sea air itself permeated with a light seaweed aroma.

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ARDBEG 10 YEAR OLD 1 Litre

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£48.59

An initial moderate and clean sweetness is rapidly followed by a mouthful of deep peat notes, with tobacco smoke and strong espresso coffee, which then gives way to treacle sweetness and liquorice.


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ARDBEG CORRYVREKAN 70CL

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£60.89

The first plunge brings forth chewy peppered steak soaked in pepper sauce with the tang of crispy seaweed. As you descend deeper, encounter a mouthful of black tarry espresso coffee that coats the...


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ARDBEG UIGEADAIL 70CL

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£51.99

The flavour is initially sweet as Christmas cake begins to soak into the tongue. A burst of winter spices sets off a smoky-spicy explosion countered by a sumptuous mid-palate of honey glazed smoked...


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BOWMORE BLACK ROCK 1 LITRE

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£35.99

Nose: Classic Bowmore smokiness infused with raisins, pepper, warm cocoa beans and burnt orange. Palate: Rich sherry and peat smoke followed by blackcurrant, treacle toffee and cinnamon...


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BOWMORE GOLD REEF

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£54.99

Nose: Vanilla, coconut milk, delicious baked peach, oranges and lemons. Palate: Tangy peat, pineapple, juicy mango and kiwi fruit tempered by sea salt and olive oil. Finish: Long, honeyed,...


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BOWMORE SPRINGTIDE

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£165.00

Predominantly matured in first fill Spanish Olorose sherry casks, this beautifully rich expression of Bowmore abounds in chocolate and sticky figs, which balance perfectly against the classic...

BOWMORE WHITE SANDS 17 YEAR OLD 1 LITRE

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£86.49

Nose: Light peat smoke, rich treacle toffee and ripe exotic fruits. Palate: Luscious creamy toffee and malty sweetness, accompanied by a delicious warm smokiness. Finish: Incredibly smooth,...

BRUICHLADDICH PORT CHARLOTTE 2007 CC:01 70CL

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£73.49

The peat smoke combines with salt spray from the shores of Loch Indaal to vie with the toasted oak and lemon barley sugar flavours of the wood, ultimately releasing multi-layered and warming aromas...

BRUICHLADDICH THE LADDIE 8 YEAR OLD 70CL

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Layer upon layer of oak from the casks used to create this dram give vanilla, lemon, honey, toffee and a creamy buttery texture and mouth feel. This dram has vitality, depth and mellowness as the...

BUNNAHABHAIN CRUACH-MHONA 1 LITRE

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£69.49

Marmite on burnt toast, then barbequed suckling pig; fresh and maritime with water – smouldering hessian rope and Vicks’ cold remedy. Sweet and salty to taste, with plenty of smoke.

CAOL ILA 12 YEAR OLD 1 Litre

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Drinks well at natural strength; sweet start; pleasant, light fragrant smokiness and a lengthy finish. Smooth, pleasant mouth-feel; with water light acidity, some salt and still the sweeter notes. A...

CAOL ILA DISTILLERS EDITION 1 Litre

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£76.79

Sweetness and maltiness strike first, then are quickly overwhelmed by peat smoke and intense, clean, crisp flavours. Caol Ila’s signature smoky bonfires are here, and build to quite a size. Overall,...

KILCHOMAN COULL POINT 70CL

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£53.99

Strong peaty aromas. Flavours of soft mixed fruits and vanilla.

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LAPHROAIG BRODIR 70CL

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£92.49

Initial honey sweetness moving to dry, then creamy and floral. Heavy saltiness followed with liquorice root flavour, it develops into a heavy charcoal finish mixing with citrus notes that linger.


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LAPHROAIG PX CASK

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£53.99

Matured in three types of oak casks, the first in Pedro Ximenez sherry casks, widely referred to as PX Casks. Laphroaig PX Cask is a distinct expression of the traditional Laphroaig style.


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