David Miles, drinks expert from Maxxium’s Mixxit team, is on hand this Christmas to take you through a handpicked selection of award-winning single malt whiskies. Whether you’re looking for the ideal gift or the perfect festive tipple there is something for everyone with this range of award winning single malts.
The Macallan Gold
The first expression in the innovative 1824 Series, this single malt has notes of vanilla followed by dark chocolate - the perfect combination for a winter’s night by the fire. (RRP £35.99).
Highland Park 12 Year Old
Fans of flavour will love Highland Park 12 Year Old which boasts a honey sweetness with a hint of gentle smoke and a flavour that just keeps on delivering. (RRP £34.04).
Laphroaig 10 Year Old
The classic 10 Year Old Laphroaig offers a bold smoky taste followed by a hint of seaweed and a surprising sweetness. This is the foundation of the iconic Laphroaig range and makes the perfect Christmas gift for fans of the unique peaty character offered in any of Laphroaig’s signature expressions. (RRP £35.10).
The Macallan Sienna
As part of The Macallan 1824 Series, an innovative new range showcasing two of The Macallan’s greatest strengths; oak sherry casks and natural colour, The Macallan Sienna is a gentle smooth and warming single malt. Sienna offers a subtle vanilla nose, zesty orange notes with hints of white chocolate truffles and elegant oak notes. Dates, figs and raisins lead the palate followed by nutmeg and ginger. (RRP £66).
The Glenrothes Vintage 1998
The Glenrothes Vintage 1998 offers hints of sweet vanilla and golden syrup followed by festive cinnamon notes. This iconic vintage single malt offers a long yet smooth finish and will make a memorable gift for any stylish gent this Christmas. (RRP £45).
Highland Park 18 Year Old
Indulge in the perfect winter warmer for fans of flavour this Christmas with Highland Park 18 Year Old. Those with a sweeter tooth will appreciate the rich toffee sweetness of the award winning malt, which pairs perfectly with traditional Christmas pudding. (RRP £84.99).
Ardmore Traditional Cask
Ardmore single malt has continued to adhere to their traditional ways since 1898 so if you’re looking for a gift for someone who appreciates time honoured craftsmanship, then choose the Ardmore Traditional Cask. This single malt offers a creamy peaty tang and a touch of vanilla. (RRP £32).