Scotch Single Malts — Douglas Laing
Dailuaine 'Old Particualr' 2008 / 10 years old 48.4%
Filled into a sherry butt in July 2008 and matured for 10 years, this new release from the Old Particular range is the perfect dram to warm up with on an Autumn evening. The nose as described by Fred Laing is fresh and full with syrupy fruit salad and cereal notes (barley), moving to spices and toffee on the palate. The sherry cask maturation sh...
Ledaig 'Old Particular' 1997 / 21 years old 50.6%
One of Scotland's best kept smoky whisky secrets, Ledaig (pronounced le-chig) comes from the peated spirit made at the Tobermory distillery on the Isle of Mull. Often described as quite grungy and dirty, this particular bottling from Douglas Laing was matured for 21 years, offering a nose of maritime sea-spray, tarry harbour rope and a distincti...
Longmorn 'Old Particular' 2003 / 15 years old 48.4%
Situated south of Elgin in an area known as Fogwatt in Speyside, the Longmorn distillery produces a whisky with a complex character, with notes of citrus (orange blossom, orange zest) and ginger. This particular single cask bottling has these qualities, along with coconut, juicy barley and cocoa and plenty of ripe tangerine and ginger stem, with...
Macallan 'Xtra Old Particular' 1993 / 25 years old 51.8%
Situated in Craigellachie in the heart of Speyside, The Macallan distillery is perhaps one of Scotland's most famous malts. It is among the rarest distilleries to be seen independently bottled, making this new release from Douglas Laing's 'Xtra Old Particular' very special. Selected from a single refill barrel that was laid down in 1993, this 25...
Caol Ila 'Old Particular The Elements - Earth' 2010 / 8 years ol
Celebrating the elemental nature of Scotch Whisky, this new release from Douglas Laing & Co. comes from a single, cask-strength Caol Ila at 8 years old. A classic Caol Ila with sweetness balanced by cured meats and earthy tones, the peat smoke flavour comes through like smouldering beach-side bonfires, extinguished with sea water.