Rare Single Malts from hidden distilleries
Chivas Brothers’ biggest Single Malt collection to date, with fifteen aged Single Malt Scotch whiskies from four seldom-seen, yet highly sought-after Speyside, Scotland distilleries.
The Secret Speyside Collection is a carefully curated selection of 18-30 year old whiskies that herald from four of Speyside’s most elusive distilleries. Each has its own rich and unique history for Single Malt fans to discover, including the vanished distillery of Caperdonich, the pioneering Longmorn distillery, the landmark Glen Keith distillery, and the remote Braes of Glenlivet distillery.
Caperdonich - A Vanished Distillery
Caperdonich, meaning the ‘secret well’ in Gaelic, is no more, and distilled its final single malt in 2002. Taken down brick by brick in 2011, this collection contains the only available single malts from this now ‘vanished distillery’. The whiskies offer a rare opportunity to compare peated and unpeated expressions of the same age (21 years old and 25years old), from the same distillery, and once gone, there will never be another.
Longmorn - The Pioneering Distillery
Blending unique insights in technology and craft, Longmorn was designed by founder John Duff in 1894 to create a whisky of outstanding quality. Duff even built a railway station next to the distillery to facilitate supplies getting to the distillery and speed up the finished product getting into the hands of whisky lovers. One of Scotland’s best kept secrets, Longmorn has long been considered world class by distillers, blenders and connoisseurs, often referred to as ‘every distiller’s favourite apart from their own.’
Glen Keith - The Landmark Distillery
Glen Keith was the first Speyside distillery to be built in the 20th century. This distillery is ‘landmark’, not only in location but also a modern-day icon and training site for expert distillers such as Alan Winchester, The Glenlivet Master Distiller. At Glen Keith, these experts learnt to make their mark on a Scotch whisky, producing incredible malts that were Speyside, through and through.
Braes of Glenlivet - The Remote Distillery
The Braes of Glenlivet is the most ‘remote distillery’ on Speyside, and in years gone by was watched over by a lone keeper at night. From the harshest and most uncompromising of Scottish elements comes a smooth, balanced malt - the first official bottling from one of the highest distilleries in Speyside.
Find out more at www.secret-speyside.com