Cadenhead's - Scotland's oldest independent bottlers
Armagnac 'Cadenhead' 47.8%
This Amagnac hails from the famous 'Armagnac Tenareze' region, which is known for producing the richest and heaviest of the type. This selection was distilled in 1990, and bottled at cask strength in 2019, only 456 bottles were filled. On the nose we find burnt orange, dunnage warehouses, and marzipan. The palate features Hazelnut, allspice, mal...
Belize Travellers Rum 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 12 years old 64.1%
This single cask rum comes from Travellers Distillery in Belize. It has been distilled in column stills. On the nose we find fresh fruit, demerara, and custard powder. On the palate, almonds, coconut cake, dark chocolate. On the finish, pinapple, cereal notes, and coriander.
Benrinnes 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 12 years old 57.2%
The Benrinnes distillery has over the years gained a well-deserved reputation for its fruity, elegant and very easy-going style of whisky. This selection from Cadenhead was matured in an ex-bourbon cask, a wood that brings out the distillery's syrupy, fruity flavours. Starting with those wonderful fruits, it builds to an aroma of banana bread, a...
Cadenhead's Old Raj Gin 55%
Cadenhead's Old Raj Gin is distinctive in that it contains a measure of saffron, the rare and costly spice derived from the crocus flower. In addition to a slightly spicy flavour, this also imparts a pale yellow colour to Old Raj. This expression, bottled at 55%, is one of the few high strength gins on the market, fantastic in a gin & tonic ...
Cadenhead's Old Raj Spiced Gin 55%
This variation of the Old Raj gin has seen the addition of a number of spices and botanicals including pink peppercorn, orange, almond, cumin, coriander, cubebs, rowanberry, and smoked paprika. Saffron is added post-distillation adding the yellow hue.
Cambus 'Cadenhead' 1991 / 28 years old 55.8%
The Cambus grain distillery was once the backbone of many blends, though it suffered many difficulties during its operation from fires to mothballing for years until its final closure in 1993. We have had a good number of casks from Cadenhead from Cambus, and they always offer special grain whisky character - a feast of confectionary aromas and ...
Cognac 'Cadenhead' 35 years old 54.2%
This expression from the Cadenhead's 'malternatives' range is a single cask Cognac from the Charpentier Distillery, 'Petite Champagne' region. It has been bottled at cask strength, with only 270 bottles disgorged. The nose features sandlewood, fresh apples, along with a subtle spiciness. On the palate we find chocolate, nutmeg, and raisin. The ...
Cognac 'Cadenhead' 40 years old 61.6%
This truly special Cognac comes to us from the Charpentier Distillery in the 'Petite Champagne' region. It has been matured by Cadenhead to the ripe old age of 40, and bottled at an astonishing 61.6% alcohol. Only 264 bottles are available worldwide. On the nose we find a distant smokeyness, bacon, and gooseberry jam. The palate is complex with ...
Craigellachie 'Cadenhead' 2009 / 10 years old 54%
Distilled in 2009 at the Craigellachie distillery, this new two-cask bottling from Cadenhead is a perfect introduction to the joys of cask strength whiskies, bottled without filtration or dilution. Classic in its style, this Craigellachie carries a grassy, herbal flavour (sage, cut grass, oregano) that is joined by tones of gooseberry, pancakes ...
Dailuaine 'Cadenhead' 2008 / 10 years old 59.9%
This expression of Dailuaine was disgorged from three hogsheads, and yealded 774 bottles. Dailuaine is in high demand from master blenders across Scotland, valued especially for its body and character. On the nose this bottling features fruit salad, cerial notes, and popcorn. On the palate buttered toast, mocha, and vanilla pods. We found Cocoa ...
Dictador 'Cadenhead' 1980 / 39 years old 59.9%
This venerable single cask bottling of Colombian rum comes to us from Dictador. It is produced from spirit distilled in both pot and column stills and matured in a American oak barrel since November of 1980 and bottled at spectacular 39 years old. On the nose we found brown sugar, hard caramel, and raisins. The palate is remarkably chewy, plenty...
Dictador 'Cadenhead' 1993 / 26 years old 65.3%
This bottling of a single cask comes to us from Dictador distillery in Colombia. The distillate is from both pot and column stills. On the nose we find Banoffee Pie, heather, and a touch of menthol. One the palate, sticky toffee pudding, raisins, and pecan pie. Confectionaries on the finish, marshmallow, coffee cake, and cocoa powder.
Fettercairn 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 11 years old 56.7%
Fettercairn 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 12 years old 51.1%
One of the less frequently seen whiskies in Scotland, this new Fettercairn from Cadenhead is fresh and summery - peaches, honeycomb and golden syrup joined by flavours of pear skins, hard boiled sweets and a citrusy dessert note (lemon meringue or cheesecake). Bottled from ex-bourbon casks at a surprisingly soft 51.1% natural cask strength.
Fettercairn 'Cadenhead' 2009 / 10 years old 57.3%
Situated under the Grampian foothills, Fettercairn is a picturesque distillery showcasing the diversity of Highland single malts. Cadenheads offerings of Fettercairn so far have been highly praised and this particular bottling is no exception. The nose is fresh and clean, with notes of pine needles, lemon sorbet and icing sugar. The palate is ri...
Glen Spey 'Cadenhead' 2001 / 17 years old 53.3%
The rarely seen Glen Spey distillery produces a classic Speyside style, though it is one of the rarer whiskies to see from the area. This new release from Cadenhead is selected from two hogshead casks combined, offering flavours of custard cremes, candy floss, peatnut butter and a contrasting note of pork crackling. A creamy texture on the palat...
Glenrothes 'Cadenhead' 1996 / 22 years old 50.1%
Distilled in 1996 at the Glenrothes distillery in Speyside, this new Cadenhead bottling from 3 Hogshead casks, offering flavours of orange zest and generous helpings of golden syrup. While the distillery is famous for its use of sherry casks, this expression shows how much of the Glenrothes character is actually from its spirit - the fruity (poa...
Glenrothes 'Cadenhead' 2001 / 18 years old 51.1%
Commonly matured in ex-sherry casks, this new Glenrothes from Cadenhead comes from ex-bourbon casks, offering a glimpse of the distillery that is rarely seen these days. There are classic American oak notes to start, with honey, coconut and citrus notes joining herbal notes of fennel and dill. The palate is creamy and thick - a trait the distill...
Glentauchers 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 11 years old 57.9%
From Speyside distillery Glentauchers, Cadenhead?s brings us this 11 year old single malt whisky. The nose has a warmth to it, with notes of banana loaf, barley and a sweetness from marshmallow. This sweetness is carried through to the palate, offering up candy cane, root ginger and apple skin notes. To balance out the sweetness the finish is pe...
Glentauchers 'Cadenhead' 2010 / 9 years old 55.1%
Matured for 9 years in a combination of sherry and bourbon barrels, this Glentauchers is a sweet and woody treat - sherry cask notes of bread and butter pudding, dark cherries and butterscotch lead the aromas, with dry sherry, dark chocolate and raspberry adding contrasting dryness. The sherry influence continues with more fruit, cloves and all ...
Knockdhu 'Cadenhead' 2010 / 9 years old 56.2%
The Knockdhu distillery is more famously known for making the modern brand AnCnoc, but all of its casks bare the name Knockdhu, named after the black hill that stands behind the distillery. This new release from Cadenhead was chosen from 3 hoggies that were laid down in 2010 and bottled together at a natural strength of 56.2% The tasting panel a...
Mackmyra 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 11 years old 48.2%
Distilled at the Mackmyra distillery in Sweden, this is the oldest expression we have stocked from one of Europe's most famous single malt producers. Matured in a single ex-American barrel, it features a lush aroma of cedar wood, custard powder, and green apples. The palate is creamy, with nutmeg and apple pie, finishing with flavours of fruit s...
Millburn 'Cadenheads' 1974 / 31 years old 52.3%
Millburn would be regarded as one of the rarest single malt bottlings available from Scotland today, with the vast majority of its production from 1807 to its closure in 1985 going to blends like Vat 69 and Cabinet. Millburn is a whisky that is seldom seen these days, and this is the first of its kind we have stocked. Distilled in 1974 and bottl...
Miltonduff 'Cadenhead' 2008 / 11 years old 56%
Miltonduff is a key component of the Chivas Regal blend, occasionally seen as a single malt and one we always look forward to trying. On the nose there are notes of fresh pastry's and creamy milk chocolate, leading into sliced pears and snowballs on the palate. The finish is creamy and refreshing with notes of coffee and biscuits.