Monday, July 1, 2024

New Single Malt Scotch releases have arrived from Murray McDavid

New Single Malt Scotch releases have arrived from Murray McDavid, one of the top independent bottlers in Scotland, All are single cask bottlings at cask strength, unchillfiltered and in very limited quantities.
Whiskey Dave


Allt-A-Bhainne 14 Year Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch 57.90% abv
Koval Rye finish, Speyside District, Highlands…$129.99 / 700ml

Distilled at the foothill of the mighty Ben Rinnes Mountain, this fruity speysider has been the choice spirit for Scotland's master blenders. Today, we honour this single malt whisky in its true form. Matured for nearly 5 years inside small Rye whiskey casks, from our wood partners Koval Distillery (Chicago)

  • NOSE:Toasted spice, vanilla, walnut
  • PALATE: Mulled apple, toffee, sweet malt
  • FINISH: Lush oak, peppery, light fruit
Blair Athol 9 Year Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch 55.3% abv
PX Sherry cask finish, Speyside District, Highlands…$95.99

Our Whisky Creations Team has enriched this hearty Blair Athol spirit by filling it into a freshly emptied sweet PX Sherry cask, from Ximénez-Spínola, our partners in Jerez, Spain for its final three years
  • NOSE:Fruit cake, chocolate, raisins
  • PALATE: Creamy PX, prunes, mocha
  • FINISH: Sweet oak spice, soft caramel
Caol Ila 9 Year Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch 56.70% abv
Cognac cask finish, Islay…$95.99

Caol lla Distillery produces a powerful, smoky spirit. We tamed its vibrant, peated elixir by filling it into an opulent oak cask, previously used to mature Hungary's famed dessert wine.
  • NOSE: BBQ apricot, smoky floral honey
  • PALATE: Grilled peach, tropical peated malt
  • FINISH: Gentle orchard fruits, warm embers
Ben Nevis 11 Year Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch
57.2% abv
Chateau Lafite cask finish, Western Highlands…$115.99

The spirit from Ben Nevis Distillery is highly prized by whisky bottlers. We celebrate this rare highlander by further maturing for 5 years in a cask from the iconic Chateau Lafite, Bordeaux.

  • NOSE:Floral malt, sweet fruits, spice
  • PALATE: Warm pastry, praline, mellow oak
  • FINISH: Baking spice, sweet malt, blossom

Glenburgie 15 Year Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch 56.9% abv
Sauternes cask finish, Speyside District, Highlands…$95.99

This classy Speyside spirit, from Glenburgie Distillery, has been taken on a truly unique journey through an Oloroso Sherry butt and then four more years in sweet Sauternes wine barrique.

  • NOSE:Tamarind, sweet plum, floral
  • PALATE: Sweet malt, lavender honey, spice
  • FINISH: Viscous, dark fruits, lingering oak

Linkwood 11 Year Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch 56.40% abv
Tawny port cask finish, Speyside District, Highlands…$95.99

Linkwood Distillery is one of the oldest distilleries in Speyside, we filled this time-honoured, light, fruity spirit to mature four more years in a Tawny Port wine barrique from our Portuguese cask partners, Caves de Murça.

  • NOSE: Glazed cherry, orange oil, malt
  • PALATE: Fruity pastry, toffee apple, oak
  • FINISH: Long, dried berries, sweet spice

Mull’s Finest 9 Year Island Cask Strength Single Malt 56.7% abv
Koval Bourbon cask finish, Isle of Mull…$95.99

The Isle of Mull is home to one of Scotland's oldest distilleries, (rhymes with Schlomobory) traditionally producing small amounts of single malt, preparing their barley by drying it with peat smoke.
Finished for two years in 110-litre Koval bourbon casks, this vibrant, peated malt has vigorously integrated with the vanilla-rich American oak.

  • PALATE: Salted fudge, charcoal, sweet mango
  • NOSE:Toffee apple, beach fire, oily oak
  • FINISH:Sweet smoke, malt, stone fruits

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