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Arran 12 yo 1999 (54,8%, Single Cask Nation 2011, cask #6, Pinot Noir finish, 277 btl.) – 83/100

Bruichladdich 18 yo 1992 (51,2%, OB ‘Micro Provenance series’ 2010, bourbon cask #004, Brunello wine finish, 288 btl.) – 79/100

Port Charlotte 9 yo 2001 (66,3%, Malts of Scotland 2011, white Rioja hogshead, 345 btl.) – 88/100

Linlithgow 26 yo 1982 (61,2%, Signatory Vintage 2009, wine treated cask #2200, 225 btl.) – 86/100

Ardmore 20 yo 1990 (61,6%, Signatory Vintage 2010, cask #30118, 355 btl.) – 80/100

Epris 10 yo 1999 (46%, Renegade 2009, Chateau Lafite finish, 1380 btl.)

Springbank 12 yo ‘Claret Wood’ (54,4%, OB 2010, 9360 btl.) – 88/100

Port Ellen 27 yo 1983 (55,7%, Signatory Vintage 2010, cask #231, 501 btl.) – 93/100

Bruichladdich 19yo 1989 ‘Black Art’ (51,1%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 83/100

Arran 8yo ‘Pomerol finish’ (50%, OB 2009, bordeaux wine cask, 9420 btl.) – 65/100

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  • SK: And just to prove a point, all of the bottles are still available in places where they usually run out. Lets see how many will be still available whe
  • SK: 2 years ago I tried the Caol Ila 1982 from Archives. What a fantastic whisky. Since then I always try to stock these Caol Ila from the 80s. Sadly no
  • WhiskyNotes: The real problem is that Caol Ila isn't selling (mature) casks to independent bottlers any more, from what I've heard, so chances are low we'll see mo

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