First produced in 1860 (when it was just 'The Grouse'), The Famous Grouse has been the No. 1 whisky in Scotland since 1980.
One of the biggest names in the blending market, with over 6 million cases a year sold worldwide, Justerini & Brooks' blend never fails to deliver in style, quality and value for money
Subtle, sweet and with a vanilla finish, Ballantine's Finest blended whiskey was created in 1910 by the Ballantine's family, blending over 40 single malts and superior grain Scotch whiskies. This blend carefully balances whisky from the 4 iconic Scottish regions - Lowland, Speyside, Highland & Islay. This whisky won a Gold Medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2014. Ballantine's offers well balanced subtle flavours with tones of milk chocolate, red apple and vanilla.
Johnnie Walker Red Label was launched in its current form by brothers George and Alexander Walker in 1909, though it had existed as Walker's Special Old Highland Red Label for some years previously. Alexander blended a type of whisky which is more suited to mixing with soda than the heavier, more old-fashioned whiskies, and named it after his grandfather, who had started the family business in 1820. Today it is the world's most popular whisky and is sold in more than 200 markets world-wide
Nose: Hints of fresh apple, pear and the spark of zest from the elegant Speyside malts.
Palate: Fruity sweetness, cinnamon and pepper crackling on the centre of your tongue.
Finish: A sophisticated, smoky finish - the signature of all Johnnie Walker blends.
Hugely popular Irish blend, renowned for its affinity with ginger ale. The default springboard into the fascinating world of Irish whiskey, Jameson's quality has improved massively in the last 10-15 years and it's one of Jim Murray's favourites, with 95 points in the Whisky Bible 2013.
Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 is a premium Tennessee Whiskey. A warm amber colour with aromas of sweet vanilla, this is a smooth, full-bodied whiskey, with flavours of orange, brown sugar and spice, and a long rich finish. Jack Daniel registered his distillery in 1866, making it the oldest registered distillery in the United States. It's here in Lynchburg that every drop of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey is still produced and bottled today.
It is this unique way of making whiskey and the extra steps such as charcoal mellowing that makes Jack Daniel's what it is - a smooth sipping Tennessee whiskey and not a bourbon. For one of the world's best-known drinks, fill a glass with ice, pour in a measure of Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 and top with cola. Or simply enjoy neat over ice for slow sipping.
This pack offer a bottle of J&B coupled with 4 Coca Cola cans. One of the biggest names in the blending market, with over 6 million cases a year sold worldwide, Justerini & Brooks' blend never fails to deliver in style, quality and value for money.
Développé en partenariat entre David Beckham, la marque Diageo et Simon Fuller, ce whisky est fabriqué à Cameron Bridge dans l’une des plus anciennes distilleries écossaises. Haig Club est issu de whisky de grain en provenance de trois types de fût différents. Le résultat est un single grain écossais stupéfiant, avec un style frais et épuré affichant des notes douces de toffee et de caramel.
Packaged in an old-style bottle, Bulleit whiskey has developed a loyal following in the UK. The high rye content (around 30%) gives this US bourbon a spicy kick.
Johnnie Walker Black Label is an Iconic Blend, recognized as the benchmark for all other deluxe blends. Created using only Scotch Whiskies aged for a minimum of 12 years from the four corners of Scotland, Johnnie Walker Black Label has an unmistakably smooth, deep, complex character. An impressive Blended Scotch Whisky to share on any occasion, whether you're entertaining at home with friends or on a memorable night out.
Enjoy Johnnie Walker Black Label in any way you like - on its own, with a dash of water, or along with your favorite mixer.
Launched in June 2005, Monkey Shoulder has gained critical acclaim from press and on-trade alike. Jim Murray awarded it a deserved 93/100. Monkey Shoulder was created to provide an easy drinking premium malt whisky that would open up the whisky market, providing a younger market with a contemporary, yet authentic, scotch whisky.
Tasting Notes: A richer blended malt of exceptional smoothness.
Chivas Regal is a world-famous Scotch blend which was first made in the early 20th century by Chivas Brothers. The company can trace its roots back to 1801, with the opening of a grocers at Number 13 King Street, Aberdeen. Selling luxury food, coffee and spices, it wasn't until half a century later that the company started to make whisky, and then not until post-US Prohibition that Chivas Regal 12 Year Old was first officially released. F. Paul Pacult described Chivas Regal 12 as "the blend for grown-ups", awarding it an impressive 9 out of 10. It's a very apt statement - this is a very refined blended whisky, with herbs, honey and fruit leaping forth on the palate. Regularly lauded by the critics, this is a superb blend in its price category, representing great value for money. Nose: A creamy, aromatic melange of vanilla custard, hints of aniseed, lemon curd and butter toffee. Wood shavings and dried banana chips develop with just a hint of cassis. Palate: More of those banana chips showing through on the palate, this time there's a creamy hit of barley malt too, pepped up with a little allspice. Notes of ground walnut and caramel. Finish: Light spice and black pepper on the tail. Lingering notes of cereal sweetness. Overall: A spicy, beautifully balanced blend. Lots going on here.
The opening salvo of the Glenlivet range, named in honour of the distillery's founder, George Smith. It's classic Glenlivet, with a creamy and fruity character bolstered by the use of first-fill American oak to mature some of the whisky.
A much-loved single malt, Cardhu is an easy-going, charming Speysider. With clean, crisp oak and sweet malt evoking flavours of honeyed flapjacks and home-made caramel squares, this is one for the sweet-toothed among you. While it’s not often seen here in the UK, Cardhu is the biggest selling single malt whisky in Spain, with its soft, sweet character the perfect match for the warm climate. Cardhu 12 is the perfect drink for the summer – it's great on its own, but why not try it with a block of ice, or served long with a splash of water, mizuwari style.
An exceptionally award winning well-balanced and smooth Single Malt Scotch Whisky with delicate aromas of citrus fruit, notably sweet orange with a hint of candy and toffee apples. Matured in traditional oak casks, complemented by selective use of American first-fill casks. Colour: Pale gold. Nose: Delicate aromas of citrus fruit, notably sweet orange. Palate: Sweet, fruit notes of zesty oranges and pears, with a hint of candy, toffee apples. Well-balanced and exceptionally smooth. Finish: Long, creamy and smooth.
Dalmore 12 is aged for the first nine years in American white oak ex-bourbon casks, before half is transferred to ex-oloroso sherry casks for the final three years. The result is a whisky with a combination of sweetness and rich, sherried flavours.
Age: 12 Year Old
Each vatting of this classic multi-vintage Cuvée is now carefully assembled from a suite of individual casks by our Head Distiller Adam Hannett. Opening with barley sugar and a hint of mint before leading into the most wonderful notes of freshly cut wild flowers; buttercup, daisy, meadowsweet, myrtle, primrose and cherry blossom. The fruits from distillation drift in on an Atlantic breeze and pop on the tongue like champagne bubbles. A combination of ripe green fruit, brown sugar and sweet malt bring closure. Unpeated single malt scotch whisky Made from 100% Scottish barley, trickle distilled, then matured for its entire life by the shores of Loch Indaal in premium American & Spanish oak.
A classic Speyside single malt, matured in a combination of oak ex-bourbon casks and ex-sherry butts for a minimum of 10 years. Welcoming, vibrant and rewarding.
The 'original' sets a high standard for Highland whisky, and has gone from strength to strength since its slightly controversial packaging redesign a few years ago. Medium-bodied and gently warming, with pleasant spicy notes.
Aberlour is always a good choice - one of the best value Speyside malts around. This double matured version is a mix of traditional oak and sherry casks and is rich and fruity with delicious Christmas cake notes.
Style: rich and sweet
Character: Vanilla, Cinnamon, Raisins, Christmas Cake, Oak
Cardhu comes from one of the oldest of the Speyside distilleries, which have nestled in foothills near the River Spey for 200 years. Members of the Cardhu whisky family are lively in character and surprise with every sip. Distinct honey on the nose with some clean, firm grain followed by rich malt. Exotic fruit follows with mango and kiwi. Some grassiness and light note of peat way in the background. Big entry into the mouth with immediate wave of ripe malt which brings out some spicy notes and hints of vanilla. All the while there seems to be a little rumble of peat way back in the rear. Soft, satisfying finish. Our Master Blender has carefully selected casks to create a mouth-wateringly sweet malt whisky with a quietly spicy finish. Gold Reserve is fruitier and warmer than the classic 12 year old, its initial sweetness is cut by crisp orange zest followed by a subtle mineral dryness. Cardhu Gold Reserve is a great choice as a sweeter aperitif. Beautifully presented in gold luxurious packaging, Cardhu Gold Reserve makes the perfect gift for any whisky lover. Rich and beautifully tasting Single Malt Scotch Whisky from the Cardhu family, Fairly dry with biscuity oak and a little cinnamon, plus toffee and apple notes, Serve in a large balloon glass neat or with a little water. Gold Reserve also offers up some new, fruity flavours when served with ice, Master Blender Matthew Crow has carefully selected casks to create a mouth-wateringly sweet, rich and mellow Single Malt whisky, One of the most distinctive, luxurious Scotch Whisky bottles in the world, perfect as a gift
For peat lovers, Ardbeg 10 Year Old is probably the highest-quality 'entry-level' single malt on the market, and the distillery many Islay connoisseurs would choose as their favourite. A whirlwind of peat and complex malty flavours. Palate: Sweet vanilla counterbalanced with lemon and lime followed by that surging Ardbeg smoke that we all know and love. Finish: Long and glorious; sea salted caramel and beach bonfire smoke. Overall: Precise balance, big smoke and non-chill filtered. This is why this is such a famous dram.
Master distiller Jim McEwan specially chose the casks that create the Port Charlotte Scottish Barley, which highlight the elegance within this heavily peated single malt. Made with 100% Scottish barley and matured in the village of Port Charlotte.
Twice charred for a good measure. Black Barrel is a triple distilled blend of rich pot still and grain whiskey that is matured in a mixture of sherry casks and bourbon barrels. However, unlike the rest of our range, the bourbon barrels undergo an additional charring. It’s a painstaking process, but we hope you’ll agree that it’s worth the extra effort. Black Barrel delivers the signature smoothness of Jameson Original, with enhanced spice, nutty notes, vanilla sweetness and sherry fruit.
This beautiful pack will offer you all you need to spend a perfect night enjoying a nice cigar and a Chivas Regal 12 years.
Cigar: Partagas D Series 4
Whisky: Chivas Regal 12 y/o
A whisky coming into its prime. This 15-year-old single malt, which spends its final three years in oloroso sherry casks, is elegantly balanced between this sherry influence and the distillery's fruit and peat characteristics – including a siren-like whisper of tropical fruit that will delight fans of older-style Bowmore. Now is the time to try Bowmore 15 Year Old, which reflects the best of the distillery's output from around the new millennium.
Region Produced In : Islay
Nose : Dark chocolate and raisin aromas compliment the classic Bowmore smokiness.
Finish : Robust and warming with a hint of sherry tannin.
Serving Recommendation : delicious on its own
Nikka from the Barrel is big-boned and bursting with character. Not averse to a drop of water, either. A real star, winning top prize in its category at the World Whisky Awards in 2007 and 2010.
Usually made with Bourbon or Rye Whiskey, this is a Japanese twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail. Apart from looking stunning in the glass, charcoal aids digestion and its inclusion in this cocktail was inspired by Japanese whiskey culture which revolves around good health and great whiskey.
Zest of orange
A much sought-after single malt with the massive peat-smoke that's typical of southern Islay - but also offering richness and a dryness that turns it into a truly interesting dram. The 16 year old has become a benchmark Islay dram from the Lagavulin distillery. Nose: More like Lapsang Souchong tea than Lapsang Souchong! One of the smokiest noses from Islay. It's big, very, very concentrated, and redolent of iodine, sweet spices, good, mature Sherry and creamy vanilla. Stunning. Palate: Very thick and rich. A massive mouthful of malt and Sherry with good fruity sweetness, but also a wonderful sweetness. Big, powerful peat and oak. Finish: Long, spicy finish, figs, dates, peat smoke, vanilla.
Chivas 18 is a uniquely rich and multi-layered blend that includes over twenty of Scotland's rarest single malt Scotch whiskies. With 85 flavour notes in every drop, each sip is a new discovery. This blend won Gold Outstanding at the International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015. Each whiskey in the Chivas Regal range is unique, with its own blend of fine single malts & delicate grain whisky. The founding fathers of the distillery pioneered the art of blending whisky and their traditions have passed down through generations of Master Blenders to preserve the distinct character and quality of every Chivas drop.
Chivas 18 is exceptionally rich. It explores the 85 unique flavour notes and brings to life that with every taste there is a new experience. Colour: Intense, dark amber. Nose: Rich, indulgent, multi-layered aromas with hints of dried fruits, buttery toffee and dark chocolate. Taste: A velvety, dark chocolate palate yields to elegant floral notes and a wisp of sweet, mellow smokiness. Finish: Extremely warm, long finish.
For true hedonist, this pack will offer you everything you need to spend the rest of your day/night in heaven: a nice handmade Cohiba Siglo IV with a fine Nikka.
Johnnie Walker's most prestigious whisky. Probably THE most famous super-premium blend, made up of the finest old-aged malt and grain whiskies. The Cristal of the blended whisky world. Blue Label’s bold, multi-layered palate and silky delivery ensure that it sits unchallenged at the top of the Johnnie Walker pile.
Nose: A mellow, rounded nose, with a dry smokiness (a Johnnie Walker signature flavour) mixed with raisin sweetness.
Palate: The first sip reveals a velvety mouthfeel, then an explosion of flavour – hazelnuts, honey, rose petals, sherry and oranges. Subsequent sips reward you with more hidden secrets like kumquats, wispy aromatic smoke, sandalwood, tobacco, and dark chocolate.
Finish: A rich and uniquely long and satisfying finish of smoke and pepper, ending with a glorious touch of spice.