The Classic Malts Selection is the world’s finest and broadest portfolio of single malts, representing all flavours, styles and regional tastes in Scotland. Each single malt has won the highest accolades and awards from single malt connoisseurs and international spirits competitions. This portfolio also includes our Distillers Editions that are vintage bottles from regional variants.138 Recipes
Fresh, fruity and smooth-bodied, this 12 year old is the color of pale straw. Firm and smooth, it begins sweetly and then yields a fragrant, smoky, lingering finish.
Age introduces a golden color and a complexity to this mellow amber Caol IIa. It starts smoky-sweet on the nose and drinks smoothly with a long-lived finish.
Often described as “silky,” this Speyside has a spirity nose, sweet apple blossom and heathery aromas, and a well-balanced palate with a warming, dryish finish.
You can almost taste the sea air in this unique maritime single malt. The 14 year old also offers sweet floral fragrances with a light, dry finish.
Brilliant, clean and refined with a great balance, it’s double-matured in Oloroso Seco casks making it easy to drink, especially as an aperitif.
An elegant spirit that’s always strived to be the sweetest, most complex of malts with rich layers of flavour and a whiff of smoke in the finish.
Cragganmore’s complexity requires port-wine casks, a unique second cask choice. It’s a sweet and deeply fruity oak-smoked malt with a long, dry finish.
Smooth and soft with heather, honey and delicate spice. It’s a creamy single malt with smoothness and depth that benefits from a full 15 years of aging.
Lovers of Dalwhinnie will appreciate the way the fragrance of Oloroso sherry overlays, but doesn’t mask, the heather honey distillery notes.
Its light character is born from its distillation in some of Scotland’s largest stills. Matured for 12 years, the result is a light, floral whisky with a fresh, creamy taste.
This Distillers Edition expression undergoes a secondary maturation in amontillado sherry wood casks resulting in sweeter, nuttier tones.
Aged in oak casks, this sought-after single malt has the massive peat-smoke that’s typical of southern Islay. It possesses seaweed flavors and a huge finish.
It’s full of peat while the Pedro Ximinez sherry wood naturally has a big say. A more mellow Lagavulin, it’s not as deep or intense as the 16 year old.
Made with the finest barley and aged in oak casks for 14 years, this misty, maritime single malt is made in one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland.
The sweet banana and teacake notes found in the 14 year old are amplified by four extra years and balanced with a dry hint of sea salt.
Double matured in Montilla Fino casks, this is a seriously complex whisky of the highest order—a caramel malt with a zesty nose and plenty of sweet fruit.
A full, smooth-bodied single malt with a fruity, smoky nose, a sweet toffee palate, and the characteristic chili “catch” in the finish.
This full-bodied single malt has a peat-smoke nose with a hint of sea saltiness, a rich dried-fruit palate, and a long, warm, peppery finish.