Gordon & MacPhail — Islay
Bruichladdich 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1994 / 2016 56.2%
This independent bottling by Gordon & MacPhail of Bruichladdich was distilled prior to the distilleries closure in 1994. Bottled at natural cask strength, it has a fragrant honeyed sweetness with hints of vanilla & Sherry developing. The taste is complex with flavours of banana, apple and custard, complemented by a milk chocolate edge an...
Bunnahabhain 'Gordon & MacPhail' Discovery 11 years old 43%
This new expression comes from Gordon & MacPhail's 'discovery' range, offering fine examples of some of the distinctive cask and spirit types in Scotland. Bottled from sherry casks from the Bunnahabhain distillery, this is not dominantly peaty at all - rich and sweet with sherry cask fruitcake notes, with vanilla, a touch of orange marmalade...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1968 / 50 years old 52.5%
Distilled in 1968 at the old Caol Ila distillery, this very special new bottle represents half a century of maturation, making it one the oldest whisky ever produced from Islay, and the oldest from Caol Ila. The original Caol Ila distillery was completely demolished in 1972 and rebuilt within two years, and examples of whisky from the original s...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' Discovery 13 years old 43%
Part of famed independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail's new 'Discovery' range, this 13 year old Caol Ila from the west coast island of Islay falls under their 'smoky' profile, an introduction to bold flavour ranges that Scotch has to offer. We are met with sweet vanilla and dry cured meat aromas. Peat smoke undertones are complemented by bana...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' Hermitage Wine Cask Finish 2004 / 13 years old 45%
Part of the rebranded Connoissuers Choice range from renowned indepenent bottler Gordon & MacPhail, this 13 year old bottling from Caol Ila distillery on Islay is part of their new Wood Finish collection. Initial maturation in a collection of first fill bourbon and refill American casks before being transfered into Hermitage wine casks for i...