The Highland region of Scotland is in terms of area, the biggest whisky producing region. It extends from the Orkney Islands in the far North, down to just above Edinburgh and Glasgow. Scotland is home to many islands, and this section includes the six whisky producing Islands - The Orkney Islands, Lewis, Mull, Skye, Jura and Arran. If you are looking for whisky from the isle of Islay, please click here.
The Highland region currently has around 39 active and producing distillery along with several defunct distilleries that have closed over the years. The Highland style incredibly diverse, traversing from light, delicate and floral flavours through to the hearty and robust style many associate with this part of the country.
Highland Region — Balblair
Balblair 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1980 / 2013 43%
Balblair 1991 Vintage 46%
Nestled just outside the quaint Highland village of Edderton, Balblair is well known for its rich and fruity style of whisky. The third release of their 1991 vintage, this particular bottling was created using a combination of American oak ex-bourbon casks and Spanish oak ex-sherry butts. Initially the aroma is full of rich citrus fruit with hin...
Balblair 2000 Vintage 46%
This new vintage release from the Balblair distillery was selected from both American and European oak casks that were filled in the year 2000. Maturing for almost 18 years, the aroma is classic Balblair - baked red apples, vanilla and sweet, ripe tropical fruit. The palate is beautifully rounded and silky, with an oily feel that carries similar...
Balblair 2005 Vintage 46%
This is the latest vintage release from Balblair, selected solely from casks laid down in 2005. Matured from a selection of American oak barrels, this is a great example of a light and delicate Balblair. Fragrant and soft notes of vanilla (from the American oak), green apples and sweet oranges mingles with an aromatic floral note with a very fai...