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 ...
Aberlour 'Cadenhead' 1990 / 25 years old 51.4%
Bottled from two 25 year old hogshead casks from the Aberlour distillery, this small-batch release is part of the newest expressions from Cadenhead. Mark Watt who carefully selects each cask for their bottlings writes of a sweet and syrupy nose, with brown sugar and fresh fruit, with apple and orange peel coming through on the palate. The finish...
Arran 'Cadenhead' 1997 / 19 years old 52.4%
Founded in 1997, Arran is currently the only distillery on the island by the same name. This new bottling is a combination of two casks - one sherry hogshead and one plain hogshead, carefully chosen by Mark Watt at Wm. Cadenhead. The nose starts sweet and fruity - raisin, bramble (blackberry) and a distinctive buttery, fruit trifle quality. The ...
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...
Blair Athol 'Cadenhead' 1997 / 19 years old 54.5%
Matured for 19 years before being selected for bottling by Wm. Cadenhead, this bottling is comprised of two Hogshead casks from ole of the Highland's oldest distilleries, Blair Athol. This is quite a quirky dram, with earthy notes combining with floral heather, dark fruits (plums) and again the earthy flavour that even Cadenhead's Mark Watt can'...
Bruichladdich 'Cadenhead' 1992 / 24 years old 53.3%
Distilled at the Bruichladdich distillery in 1992, this bottling comes from 3 carefully selected Hogshead casks from Scotland's oldest independent bottlers, Cadenhead. To start, it is very creamy, waxy and zesty on the nose, before moving on to Sultanas, bananas and again more creamy and citrus notes on the palate. The finish is full and soft, w...
Bunnahabhain 'Cadenhead' 1995 / 20 years old 57.1%
This is our first Bunnahabhain that has been bottled by Cadenhead, and it sounds fantastic. Selected from 2 American oak hogshead casks, Mark Watt from Cadenhead describes it as being very oily, nutty and with notes of freshly baked bread and fennel. The palate is softly smoky, with nuts once again (peanuts in particular, a common flavour in Bun...
Bunnahabhain 'Cadenhead' 1999 / 16 years old 49.7%
This single cask Bunnahabhain from Cadenhead has matured for a total of 16 years, with the latter three years spent maturing in a sherry cask. Tasting notes from Mark Watt describe a rich and full whisky - lots of raisin, blackberry and dark chocolate notes, black pepper and a creamy, vanilla'd flavour. The character of the distillery's home by ...
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 'Cadenhead' 1987 / 29 years old 52.3%
At the peak of its production the Caledonian distillery was one of Scotland's largest grain distilleries, situated near the Haymarket in Edinburgh. Originally named after the town, it was founded in 1885 and operated until its closure in 1988 and its eventual conversion into apartments. This is the first example of a 'Cally' that we have had in ...
Cameronbridge 'Cadenhead' 1989 / 26 years old 56.6%
Distilled at the Cameronbridge grain distillery, this is a wonderful example of the complex and delicate flavours found in old grain whisky. Runny honey, brandy snaps and milk chocolate are found on the nose, with a soft woodiness and plenty of vanilla, ginger and toffee on the palate. The finish is long, fruity (pears) and with a soft earthy no...
Caol Ila 'Cadenhead' 1982 / 34 years old 60.1%
Matured for 34 years, this two-cask bottling of Caol Ila is part of the new releases from Wm. Cadenhead. One of the most remarkable things about this whisky is its strength - for its age, it has retained its alcohol volume, far higher than what is normally seen for such an old whisky. Mark Watt from Cadenhead describes this whisky as being softl...
Caol Ila 'Cadenhead' 2001 / 14 years old 54.4%
This classic Caol Ila was bottled after 14 years of maturation at a natural strength of 54.4% from several American oak hogsheads. Sweet, citrius (lime, lemon) and ashy smoke are all in perfect balance, with a thick creamy mouthfeel and a touch of honey sweetness. The finish is very long lasting and peaty. Caol Ila is consistently one of the bes...
Dufftown 'Cadenhead' 1978 / 37 years old 47.3%
Distilled all the way back in 1978, this single cask Dufftown was bottled by Wm Cadenhead in 2015, producing only 192 bottles.Exceptionally complexed with aromas of vanilla, creme brulee and lots of juicy fruits before transferring onto the palate, which is not overly sweet. There are hints of caramel and nutmeg before finishing with sweet spice...
Glen Grant 'Cadenhead' 1984 / 31 years old 46.1%
Bottled from a specially selected single cask by Cadenhead, Glen Grant was filled on the 22nd of October 1984 before being bottled after 31 years in the barrel. This is a dignified old Speyside single malt, showing the true Spey style - slightly floral/grassy, lots of fruit (apple, peaches, redcurrant) and a lingering almond nutty flavour. Old G...
Glenburgie 'Cadenhead' 1992 / 24 years old 51.6%
Distilled in the Livet valley at the Glenburgie distillery in 1992, this two cask selection from Cadenhead is a wonderfully fruity and classic Speyside single malt. The aroma is immediately stewed spicy fruit, with dark cherries, raisins and orange zest. The palate is tangy with gooseberries, plums, brown sugar and cream, with a touch of soft mi...
Glendullan 'Cadenhead' 1996 / 19 years old 53.4%
Glendullan was the seventh distillery to be built in the Speyside village of Dufftown, and remains one of the lesser-known distilleris in the area. Selected by Cadenhead from two American-oak hogshead casks, it has an aroma and taste of syrupy caramel, vanilla and toffee and a burst of liquorice spice in the background. The finish is long and wa...
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...
Highland Park 'Cadenhead' 1996 / 20 years old 50.6%
One of Scotland's most famous island-based distilleries, Highland Park is the most northerly in all of the country, located on The Mainland in the Orkney archipelago. Rarely bottled from a single barrel, this 20 year old release from Cadenhead is particularly exciting, coming from just one Hogshead cask. The nose is rustic, with notes of new lea...
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 ...