Caol Ila 2004 Connoisseurs Choice Hermitage Wood Finish 45% abv.

As part of a recent tweet tasting for the Gordon & Macphail to mark the relaunch of its portfolio, I got to try this 2004 Caol Ila from the Connoisseurs Choice range. It is one of the wood finishes for the range, with the Caol Ila matured in a mixture of First fill Bourbon and …

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Bårelegs single malt 46% abv.

Not to long ago I was lucky to sample a couple of blends that had come from Islay. The Flatnose blends from The Islay Boys were a revelation for me, having a beautiful balance and depth making them an ideal introduction to Islay pleated whisky. At the time I did my review I said that …

Gordon & MacPhail’s new look Connoisseurs Choice leads portfolio relaunch

Press release from Gordon & MacPhail Scotch whisky maturation expert, Gordon & MacPhail, has announced the relaunch of its portfolio of single malt Scotch whiskies to continue strengthening the reputation of the brand globally. The 122-year-old, family-owned company is streamlining its existing portfolio into five distinct ranges: ‘Discovery’, ‘Distillery Labels’, ‘Connoisseurs Choice’, ‘Private Collection’, and …

Cotswolds 2014 Odyssey Barley single malt 46% abv.

The beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds has always been a place to visit, more so in the past few years for us lovers of whisky with the opening of the Cotswolds distillery. Based in the North of the Cotswolds at Stourton they opened their doors to the public in September 2014, becoming the first active …

Gordon & MacPhail boosts global sales strategy

Press release from Gordon & MacPhail Leading malt whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail has boosted its global sales strategy following a strategic restructure within the company’s sales division. The move will integrate the UK market into the global strategy for Gordon & MacPhail and Benromach whiskies going forward. David King, International Sales Director, will assume …