The subject of whisky can easily become a fascination: the source of the barley, the way it is malted, the water supply and the shape of the stills all influence the flavour of the spirit, and that is before the type of oak and conditions in which it is matured are determined!
Scotland is arguably the home of whisky spawning the nickname ‘Scotch’, although Irish and Welsh whiskies should not be overlooked. Whilst on the subject of whisky, Bourbon should get a mention with it’s home in Kentucky and don’t forget Canadian Club, a heavier style of whisky made exclusively from rye.
Product Code: WH001Lordy me! Just such an astonishing delivery of heavyweight aromas from molten liquorice to top-rate peat, wrote Jim Murray in his Whisky Bible. Has the character and depth that makes it hard to find a better blend at this price. More »Whisky - Medium peat40.0%
Product Code: WH095Mellow, clean and fresh with notes of sherry, marzipan and honey. Round and seductive, gently sweet, with touches of barley and some complexity. Around 50:50 malt to grain, Jameson is the world's top selling Irish whiskey. More »Whisky - Mellow40.0%
Product Code: WH114Made to the original recipe used by Augustus Bulleit in the 19th century. A very high percentage of rye gives apple, spice, orange peel, walnut and caramel flavours. Rich with a vanilla and honey finish. An elegant, gentle bourbon. More »KentuckyWhisky - Rich & fruity40.0%
Product Code: WH100Wonderfully proportioned aromas of malt, sherry and notes of peat, and a palate awash with malty, spicy and nutty sherry flavours. Complex, assertive and slightly sweet with a hint of smoke. Very high malt content of around 75%. More »Whisky - Medium peat40.0%
Product Code: WH004Assertive with remarkable fiery aromatics of brutish liquorice and sweet oak. A massive flavour hit, treacle toffee and liquorice, and a huge oiliness that calms things down, then oak and very long. Not for the faint-hearted! More »TennesseeWhisky - Rich & fruity40.0%
Product Code: WH070Ledaig means 'safe haven', referring to Tobermory where it is made. Complex with aromas of honey and hay, then distinctivly peaty and smoky with seaweed and touches of chocolate. Soft and mellow finish. More »MullWhisky - Peaty42.0%
Product Code: WH071Jura has just one distillery making a more delicate style compared with neighbouring Islay. A salty, piney nose with a sweetish, oily palate. Notes of malt, salt, then delicate peat and a smoky nuttiness. A lingering smooth finish. More »JuraWhisky - Medium peat40.0%
Product Code: WH111A spectacular set of bourbon aromas with salt, toasty oak, apples, peach and cherry, hints of date and mint. Big, oaky, oily and dry, then malt, rye, caramel and butter-toffee. Very long finish to this unquestionable superstar. More »KentuckyWhisky - Rich & fruity47.0%