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 — Jura (Isle of Jura)
Isle of Jura 'Journey' 40%
This new addition to the all new Jura line up has been matured in American White Oak, ex Bourbon barrels, helping impart aromas of sweet vanila spice with hints of rich fruit and a gentle smoky note. This theme continues onto the palate with flavours of cinnamon, pears, pecans and toffee fudge leading into the finish.
Isle of Jura 'Seven Wood' 42%
Not just one type of wood, or two... Jura's new 'Seven Wood' uses ex Bourbon casks as well as six other oak cask types from regions and forrests around France.An aromatic fusion of coffee, ginger spice and a hint of milk chocolate; followed by caramelised peach, chewy liquorice and candied orange with a hint of sea-spray and smoke in the afterta...
Isle of Jura 10 years old 40%
The Isle of Jura 10 year old is a classic Island / Highland style of whisky - it is oily, nutty and fruity (marmalade oranges) with touches of earthy smoke and a lingering slightly salty finish. An excellent introduction to the coastal Scottish style.
Isle of Jura 18 years old 44%
This 18 year old completes the all new, revamped Jura line up and has been matured in a combintation of ex Bourbon and former red wine casks. Richer and fuller bodied than its siblings this expression has warming aromas of toffee, tropical fruits and cinnamon; followed by flavours of black forrest fruit, dark chocolate and hints of coffee in the...