About Highland Single Malt Scotch

About Highland Single Malt Scotch
The Highlands consist of the portion of Scotland north of a line from Dundee on the North Sea coast in the east to Greenock on the Irish Sea in the west. Highland malt whiskies cover a broad spectrum of styles. They are generally aromatic, smooth and medium bodied, with palates that range from lushly complex to floral delicacy. The subregions of the Highlands include Speyside; the North, East and West Highlands.

Top Picks for Highland Single Malt Scotch

Highland Harvest Single Malt Scotch Whisky
93 points
$77.75
Pale light gold color. Spicy aromas of black pepper, parsley, and cardamom with a satiny, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, intricate, long honeydew melon and smoked orange blossom honey finish. A fascinating, piquant single malt that offers intense notes of herbs and spices with laser precision.
93 points $77.75
Old Pulteney 15 Year Old North Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
92 points
$95
Dark gold color. Aromas and flavors of golden biscuit with honey, white peach, salted pretzel, and watermelon rind with a satiny, vibrant, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, refreshing, medium-long finish revealing notes of ginger tea, lemongrass, marmalade, star anise, and shortbread. A lengthy and uplifting aperitif-style Whisky that will make stupendous highballs; a lively and joyous palate.
Glencadam The "Rather Delicate" 10 Year Highland Single Malt
89 points
$55
Light gold color. Aromas of ripe tropical fruit, licorice, and nut brittle with a velvety, vibrant, dryish medium body and a warming, appealing, medium-length greek yogurt with apricots and honey, spiced apple chutney, toasted crumpets, and vanilla finish. A rich and fruity single malt that warms the soul.
Glencadam The "Rather Dignified" 15 Year Highland Single Malt
89 points
$75
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple cake, chalk, honey-wheat crackers, candied lemon peel, roasted pistachio, and butter cookies with a round, vibrant, dryish medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, very long finish with notes of tropical tea, lemon curd, and clove finish. A bright, flavor-packed single malt that delights the palate with notes of luscious fruit and palate-coating toasty notes.
Highland Harvest Sauternes Barrel-Aged Single Malt Scotch Whisky
87 points
$89.95
Pale golden amber color. Woody aromas of sandalwood, dried apples, lavender, lemongrass, and olives with a satiny, vibrant, dry medium body and a tingling, complex, medium-long gingerbread, orange marmalade, toasted almonds, and cardamom finish. An exotic, spicy single malt that intrigues the senses.
87 points $89.95
Tullibardine 12yo Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
86 points
$44
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of lemon scone and buttercream with a satiny, crisp, dry light body and a graceful, swift finish that presents nuances of sourdough, cracked pepper, and hints of herbs. A gentle Highland Single Malt.