GlenDronach Traditionally Peated
GlenDronach announced Traditionally Peated, a smoky expression which is going back to 19th century traditions of using peat even in the Highlands. It is a mix of Pedro Ximénez, Oloroso and Port casks, bottled at 48% ABV. It will be available for around € 60.
Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch 007
From Glengoyne distillery comes a new batch of their Teapot Dram. The available 3993 bottles will be sold in the distillery shop and through their website for around € 140. It is bottled at cask strength 59.9% ABV from first-fill Oloroso casks.
Macallan 1989 & Caol Ila 1979 – Douglas Laing XOP Black
The final two releases for this year in the XOP Black series are a 30 years old Macallan 1989 (46% natural strength, 230 btl.) and a 40 years old Caol Ila 1979 (51.2%, 160 btl.).
They are available for £ 4000 and £ 1500 respectively.
Glenmorangie Grand Vintage 1996
Also coming up: the latest Grand Vintage release from Glenmorangie, matured in Bond House No.1 since 1996 and bottled at 43% after 23 years. It is said to be luxurious and creamy with floral aromas.
Whisky that may not have been widely announced but that grabbed my attention in shops recently…
- Bowmore 1997 single cask #13080
- Vallein Tercinier Lot 66 or Conjugaison 49 and others in half bottles
- Glenturret 30 Year Old
- Macallan 18 Year Old Sherry Oak (2019 edition)
- Nectar Grove Batch Strength (Wemyss)
- Craigellachie 11 Years (Whisky Shop exclusive)
- Glenrothes 2005 sherry cask #13451
- GlenDronach 1993 for Scotchwhisky.com