Aberfeldy 'Cadenhead' 1978 / 1995 57.9% (c)
Distilled in 1978 at the Aberfeldy distillery in the middle of the Highlands, and bottled in 1995 by Scotland's oldest independent bottler, Cadenhead. This is a rare example of the distillery which is seldom seen in a single cask / cask strength bottling, especially from this era.
Aberfeldy 'Cadenhead' 1997 / 19 years old 55.3%
Bottled from 2 hogshead casks laid down in 1997, this 19 year old Aberfeldy comes from Wm. Cadenhead's latest small batch release. Aberfeldy is not readily available at this age, and Cadenhead's previous bottlings from the distillery have been extremely good. The tasting notes from Mark Watt talk of a classic style - lots of sweet honeycomb and ...
Auchroisk 'Cadenhead' 2006 / 10 years old 46%
Founded in 1972, Auchroisk is one of Speyside's lesser known malts, with the majority of its production destined for the J&B blend. This two-cask bottling from Wm. Cadenhead is sweet with vanilla and nutty notes (popcurn, flaked almonds and walnuts), with a touch of dark chocolate and burnt sugar as well. The finish is sweet and buttery like...
Benriach 'Cadenhead' 1996 / 19 years old 47.1%
Cadenhead are one of the few independent bottlers who have casks of Benriach to bottle, and this new 19 year old cask-strength expression is full of the classic distillery character. A soft and fragrant nose of honey, baking apple pie and a hint of summer fruits are joined by a note of white chocolate, an aroma often found on older Benriach. The...
Cadenhead Islay 7 years old 58.7%
Hailing from one of the southern distilleries on Islay, this is an intense and bold bottling of handful of refill casks, bottled after 7 years of maturation at a natural cask strength. Brimming with Islay character, it has striking peat smoke aromas and flavours, joined by fragrant black tea, touches of struck match and a gingery peppery spice. ...
Cadenhead's Old Raj Gin 46%
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. Rich and clean, with a lovely oily mouthfeel, this gin has flavours of zesty lemon, indian spices and a hint of ani...
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...
Caledonian 'Signatory' 1987 / 29 years old 54.7%
Distilled at the now defunct Caledonian distillery in Edinburgh, this new Signatory bottling is one of the very rare examples of whisky from this long-closed Scotch grain distillery. Distilled in 1987 just one year before its closure, this bottling was selected from a single Hogshead cask by famed independent bottler Signatory Vintage.
Glenlivet 'Cadenhead' 1972 / 42 years old 40.2%
This would have to be the oldest, independently bottled Glenlivet we have ever had on the shelves at Whisky Galore at a whopping 42 years. Drawn from two Bourbon Hogsheads, producing just 630 bottles.The nose is soft, juicy and delicate with peach, passion fruit and lime notes coming through. For such a delicate whisky it feels very thick on the...
Invergordon 'Cadenhead' 1972 / 43 years old 48.3%
Distilled in the column stills at the Invergordon single grain distillery, this two-barrel bottling from casks that were originally laid down on the 13th of December 1972. The two casks matured quietly for a remarkable 43 years before the decision was made to bottle them. For such an old whisky, it is still fresh and not overwhelmed by the wood ...
Mortlach 'Cadenhead' 1994 / 21 years old 52.1%
Distilled at the famed Mortlach distillery in the heart of Speyside, this single cask, cask strength bottling from Cadenhead has a rich aroma of brandy butter, bananas, pears and even a touch of pineapple - all classic notes for a Mortlach of this age. On the palate it is again rich, with an oily and nutty flavour combined with brown sugar, oran...
North British 'Cadenhead' 1985 / 31 years old 55%
Distilled on April Fool's day in 1985, this single cask grain whisky comes from North British, Edinburgh's last remaining distillery. Made from grains other than malted barley and distilled in a column still, this is very sweet and light dram with lots of confectionary notes like marshmallow, toffee apple, pear drops and creamy vanilla toffee. F...
Strathmill 'Cadenhead' 1992 / 23 years old 47.2%
The little known Strathmill distillery is rarely seen bottled as a single malt, most of its production going to the J&B blend. Floral to start, it has honey, melon and green apple skin aromas that build to a molasses and nutty flavour, along with liquorice and even dried pineapple. Chewy and malty in texture, this is a rare glimpse into the ...
Tamdhu 'Cadenhead' 1991 / 24 years old 54.4%
Situated right on the river Spey, Tamdhu is in the very heart of Speyside, Scotland's largest and most famous whisky producing region. Selected by the team at Cadenhead's, this bottling comes from 2 Hogshead casks (American oak) and has some traditional flavours of cooked fruit (apples) and a delicate grassy note on the nose. To taste, flavours ...