Here at Dalwhinnie you have an opportunity to sample the 'Gentle Spirit' of the glen at one of the highest distilleries in the land. Dalwhinnie is a wonderfully full-bodied, smooth and warming malt whisky. Where it matters, Dalwhinnie retains the old ways in producing the spirit our spirit.
With our increasingly rare wooden condensing worm tubs; a landmark outside the front of the distillery, they are distinctive as it’s pagoda roofs. The worm tubs help this remain a spirit of real character.
You can tour the distillery, or you can sit and enjoy one of our tasting options. This gives you the opportunity to experience our fine Single Highland Malts, where the beautiful spirit was produced.
Our Dalwhinnie 15 year old whisky combines the beautiful flavours of sweet malted barley, heather honey, citrus fruits, vanilla and just a hint of peat smoke. With its intense, warm, smooth character it is a good choice for newcomers to single malt and experienced alike.
The Distillers Edition with its Oloroso sherry cask finish gives a richer flavour, with hints of toasted nuts, dried fruit, cinnamon, cloves and it gives you a warming glow. It has a clean, complex character and Christmassy finish.
Winters’ Gold uses only the spirit produced between October and March, through our cold winter months. This produces whisky that is indulgent and warming, with its comforting rich fruity, spicy and honeyed taste. Sit back and enjoy its rich smooth character.
If you come to the distillery at the moment you can purchase our limited edition Dalwhinnie bottling that you can only buy here. With this Dalwhinnie whisky you have the familiar taste of Dalwhinnie with the special maturation process you have the addition of rich berry fruits, spiced oak, and that hint of pepper at the tip of your tongue. Don’t leave it too long to pop in a buy your bottle or they will all have been spirited away.
For a real treat indulge yourself with our Special Release 25 year old Dalwhinnie produced in 2015. With its warm character it has the familiar aroma of honey and vanilla, with wonderful flavours of butterscotch, cloves, sweets and spices. If you want this treat don’t leave it too long as there were only 5916 bottles produced
Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old
Dalwhinnie Distillery staff tasting notes: This classic Highland malt, Dalwhinnie ages slowly to develop a remarkable character. Fifteen years of gentle aging make it a smooth and subtle malt. Take your time to discover creamy vanilla, heather honey and just a hint of Highland smoke. Available to buy at our Distillery Shop.
Dalwhinnie Distillers Edition
Dalwhinnie Distillery staff tasting notes: This elegant whisky is exceptional smooth and full of flavour. Finished in rich Oloroso cask wood uncover traces of dried fruit, cinnamon, cloves and a warming peat glow. Available to buy at our Distillery Shop.
Dalwhinnie Winter's Gold
Dalwhinnie Distillery staff tasting notes: An indulgent, honeyed Dalwhinnie that is comforting, rich and sweet: smooth and dense yet also clean and open, with notes of heather and peat and a spicy warmth. Available to buy at our Distillery Shop.
Dalwhinnie Distillery Only Bottling
Limited edition, only 6,000 bottles produced, only available to buy at the distillery. Dalwhinnie Distillery Staff tasting notes: By using special maturation techniques we have managed to create a liquid that accentuates the house style of Dalwhinnie, but with an added hint of spice. Neat, the aroma is sweet, floral with hints of rich berry fruits and spiced oak, the taste is slightly peppery on the tip of the tongue but this is short lived as you start to get rich berry fruits and just a hint of milk chocolate. Available to buy at the distillery shop while stocks last.
Dalwhinnie 25 year old 2015 Bottling
Special Release of 5916 bottles. Dalwhinnie Distillery Staff tasting notes: Glance at the subdued amber...the floral scent catches you unaware. A waxed jacket in a spring shower. Dig deep for orange peelings and Scots pine. Remember that laced apricot trifle in the summer. The passion and the spirit combine and linger long. Available to buy at the distillery shop while stocks last.