Top Whiskies Under £200
Dalmore Vintage 2007
This brand-new vintage from The Dalmore's impressive selection of sherried drams, is a Dalmore for whisky purists. Free from chill-filtration and with natural colour, the liquid was matured in ex-bourbon casks, before being separated and finished in Amoroso, Apostoles, Matusalem sherry casks. The expertly-crafted marriage is more than worth its price. Fab!
The Cardrona Single Cask Release Pinot Noir
An exceptional bottling from a newer distillery on the scene, this sweet and inviting dram was matured for five years in a single Pinot Noir cask. Bottled at a robust 67.5%, after a slumber a distillery situated amongst the snow-capped mountains of Cardrona valley, New Zealand. A new find for a seasoned whisky buff.
Bushmills 21 Year Old
From the world's oldest distillery, Bushmills 21 Year Old explodes with Christmas-y notes of toffee, dates and orange. The triple-distilled single malt has been aged in Oloroso sherry casks and bourbon seasoned casks for 18 years, and finished in Maderia wine casks. A perfect gift for those Irish whisky fans.
Glenrothes 18 Year Old
Matured for its entire lifetime in sherry-seasoned oak casks, this cracking The Glenrothes 18 Year Old is a complex and well-rounded expression. The taste is sweet and light with notes of ginger, rose water, pear and vanilla. A true delight.
Balblair 18 Year Old
This multi-award winning single malt is a bold example of Balblair's new core range. Described as a 'late-night expression', the taste is rich and exquisite with juicy apricots, seasoned oak and vanilla custard. Treat your friend who prefers a peaceful and private dram, after everyone else has gone to bed.
Deanston 2002 Organic
This sustainable dram showcases Deanston's signature 100% natural processes, bottled at a cask strength of 49.3 abv. Aged for 17 years, the liquid was finished in organic PX sherry casks for a final slumber of three years. Perfect for your eco-conscious friend.
Yamazaki 12 Year Old
Suntory's flagship whisky, Yamazaki 12 Year Old gives a deep and multi-layered drinking experience that is loved by whisky fans all over the world. It is Japan's best-selling single malt whisky, aided by flavours of unique Mizunara (Japanese Oak), and soft fruits. They're sure to have tasted nothing like it before!
Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Treat your favourite Johnnie Walker fan to this big flavoured whisky, which reflects the Walker family's belief that neither whisky age alone, nor whisky from a single location, is enough to achieve an unrivalled masterpiece such as Johnnie Walker Blue Label. If that's not enough, this bottle can also be engraved with your own special message.
Highland Park 18 Year Old
This brilliant whisky is Highland Park's most highly awarded, having been honoured with both a Gold and an Ultimate Recommendation in the 2021 International Spirits Challenge. It will be a sure-fire winner with your recipient too, with a sophisticated medley of ripe cherries, chocolate, honeycomb and orange peel undercut by a whisper of salty seaspray in aromatic peat smoke.
Balvenie 16 Year Old French Oak
A highly sought-after dram by collectors, this 16 year old release showcases The Balvenie's Malt Master David C. Stewart's first class cask management skills. Matured in American oak and finished in specially selected French oak casks, which previously held Pineau fortified wine, the whisky is an explosion of flavour. All encased in a luxurious box, it makes for a beautiful gift.
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