AberfeldyArranAuchroiskAultmoreBalblairBalmenarchBenriachBenrinnesBenromachBladnochBlair AthollBraevelBunnahabhainCaol IlaClynelishCraigellachieDailuaineDalmoreDufftownGlenallachieGlendullanGlen KeithGlenlossieGlen SpeyGlentauchersHighland ParkInchgowerLagavulinLedaigLinkwoodLochsideMiltonduffRoyal BracklaSt MagdaleneStrathmillTeaninichTomatinTormoreTullibardine
The Discovery Range
An introduction to Gordon & MacPhail’s impressive portfolio, this range is curated to offer an utterly dependable and consistent choice of their finest single malt whiskies.
Each expression sits within the bold flavour profiles of either ‘Sherry’, ‘Smoky’ or ‘Bourbon’, making these single malts the perfect match for the whisky-
Islay is unique; this island, the fifth largest in Scotland, has been designated in its own right a Scotch whisky producing region. A ferry ride west of the Campbeltown region, this Inner Hebridean island boasts an impressive eight operational distilleries. Each distillery has its own character; all have the wonderful and distinctive Islay style: aromatic, peated, and smoky.
Islay is abundant with peat. Peat, partly decomposed vegetable matter, is distinctly different in each part of Scotland as it is made up of the local flora. Pre 1960s, in the days of floor maltings, local peat was used to dry the germinating barley and thus imparted a regional quality to the final whisky flavour. In Islay, this peat and its briny ocean surroundings lends a flavour that is renownedly Islay. Port Ellen Maltings, once a distillery of the same name, is a key fixture to Islay’s whisky industry, malting barley for most of the island's distilleries with the local peat.
The island’s distilleries cluster in three different areas: east, west, and south: three producers make up the Kildalton distilleries on the south shore; Bruichladdich and two others reside on the west; and, overlooking the Paps of Jura lies Caol Ila and Bunnahabhain (distinctly unusual for producing mainly a non-
twentieth centuries the only way for casks (and other necessities) to arrive or leave the island was by small cargo boats
Finely balanced, a Caol Ila whiskies have an almost coal-
Region: Port Askaig -
Producer: Gordon and MacPhail
Range: Discovery Range
Bottling: Gordon and Macphail Bottling
Style: Single Malt Whisky
Water Source: Loch Nam Ban – Torrabolls Loch
Age: Distilled 2005 -
Cask Type: Bourbon
Flavour Profile: Smoky with Peat
Bottle size: 70cl abv: 43.0% abv
Allergens: Not Known