We have a brilliant range of Christmas Whiskey Gifts for 2012, and to lend a helping hand here are our Top 10 Scotch whiskies for Santa to deliver this year from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
Port Charlotte 10 Year Old
First distilled in 2001 – this landmark ten year old expression released in 2012 is a classic heavliy peated Islay single malt sure to keep the chilly winter at bay.
Big Peat Christmas 2012
He’s back! kicking like a mule! A small batch blended malt containing whiskies from the Islay distilleries including Ardbeg, Bowmore and Port Ellen.
Full strength, full bodied, a legendary bottling which should be housed in every drinks cabinet. Fully sherry cask matured single malt that is sweet, oaky and with bags of Christmast cake raisin flavours.
Arran Bere Barley 2006
Distilled using Orcadian barley. The yield from Bere barely makes it largely uneconomical for distilling purposeses – this limited release of 5,800 bottles is a rare treat.
Caol Ila 21 Year Old Coopers Choice
Quite possibly the bargain of the year – a single cask 21 Year Old Caol Ila for just over 50 tartan notes. We’ll say that again, a single cask 21 year old Caol Ila for not very much money.
Glendronach 19 Year Old Cask #26
UK Exclusive bottling from a single Pedro Ximenez Sherry Butt filled in 1993.The result is liquid gold.
Ben Nevis 25 Year Old
Rare distillery expression of the Fort William Highland distillery. Matured in a single sherry cask – a bestseller at Christmas time.
Glen Grant 37 Year Old
Winner of Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2012 best single cask Scotch. 1974 vintage Speyside single malt bottled by posh fine wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros & Rudd.
Macallan 21 Year Old
Single cask 1991 vintage of the famous Speyside distillery located at Easter Elchies. Bottled by Douglas Laing & Co for the Director’s Cut Series.
Glenfarclas 46 Year Old Directors Cut
1966 expression matured in a single sherry cask for no less than 46 years! Bottled by Douglas Laing & Co for the Director’s Cut Series.