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 — Tobermory (Isle of Mull)
Ledaig 'Gordon & MacPhail' Discovery 12 years old 43%
The peated whisky made at the Tobermory distillery is called Ledaig (pronounced le-chig) and this new whisky comes from the 'smoky' selection of the discovery series by Gordon & MacPhail. On first sniff, there is a rich plume of peat smoke, becoming tinged with a rubbery (burnt tires) notes and cured smoky meat. To taste there is a weighty, ...
Ledaig 'Old Particular' 1997 / 21 years old 49.6%
Produced from heavily-peated barley at the Tobermory distillery, this Ledaig (the original name of the distillery) has a signature aroma that is only described as meaty - smoked, salty and savoury. The peat smoke has softened after 21 years of maturation, but still coming through with maritime and sea-side flavours intertwined, ending on milk ch...
Ledaig 10 years old 46.3%
The heavily peated whisky made at the Tobermory distillery on the Isle of Mull. Uniquely smoky aromas of burnt tires, rubber gumboots and pungent peat. The medicinal flavours are balanced with sweet barley, a hint of vanilla and liquorice. One of the most distinct and popular smoky whiskies we sell.