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A.D. Rattray Cask Islay Scotch Single Malt 750ml

Colour Golden Islay sunset. Nose Warm & fiery, roasting peat kiln, some citrus notes after the smoke. Palate Oily, burnt toffee, juicy barley and...
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Ardbeg 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch 750ml

Rated 93 - Earthy with barnyard, straw and smoke aromas. Salty and spicy on the palate with generous amounts of smokey peat. The texture is...
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Ardbeg Scotch Corryvreckan Single Malt 750ml

Rated 96 - Powerful, muscular, well-textured, and invigorating. Even within the realm of Ardbeg, this one stands out. The more aggressive notes of...
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Ardbeg Scotch Uigeadail 750ml

Rated 96 - Color of golden wheat field. Smells seductively of peat smoke, cigar ash, tobacco, sea salt, smoked fish, campfire. Taste profile is...
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Bowmore Scotch Single Malt 12 Year 750ml

Rated 93 - Honeysuckle and lemon zest fill the glass followed by more delicate aromas of smoke, ripe peach and ripe plum. Exquisitely honeyed in...
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Bowmore Scotch Single Malt 15 Year Darkest 750ml

Rated 97 - Gorgeous auburn/henna color. The aroma is chockfull of toasted, roasted grain elements plus hallmark sherry cask traits of black...
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Bowmore Scotch Single Malt Small Batch Reserve 750ml

Rated 90 - Pretty flaxen/yellow color. Toasty notes are clearly evident in the aroma, but there's also traces of vegetation, palm oil, marzipan,...
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Bunnahabhain Scotch Single Malt 25yr 750ml

Rated 90-95 - Scents of walnuts, baked bread, old oak, herbs, dry earth and soft brine. The entry offers tastes of salt water taffy, toffee and tea...

Islay Scotland

Situated at the southernmost point of the beautiful Scottish Hebridean Islands, Islay is a single malt scotch whisky region of true character, history and distinction. With a history of whisky production which stretches back to the thirteenth century, Islay whiskies today are all about authenticity and expressing the unique character of this stunning, windswept island. While there have been dozens of distilleries on the island throughout the ages, today there are just eight, and each have their own interpretation of the classic Islay style.

This whisky region is one of only five in the British Isles which benefits from legal protection, meaning the distinctive characteristics of Islay single malts can continue to be made in a time honoured fashion for future generations to enjoy. This also means that traditions can be upheld, modern methods and short-cuts are kept at the door. Partly because of this reverence for doing things the old-fashioned way, Islay has become a major port of call in whisky tourism, something which has boosted the fortunes of the island in recent years.

The main feature of Islay single malt whisky is its extraordinary smokiness and peatiness - indeed, the whisky is produced by malting the barley over burning peat, which infuses the whisky with powerful flavors known as phenols. The whiskies of Islay also have a distinctly briney note about them, too, reflecting the island’s close and tempestuous relationship with the stormy North Sea.