- Malt Whiskies
Ardgour Malt Whisky Collection
malt Scotch whisky is the produce of one distillery only. It has
to be made from barley malt and have no other grain added to it
and it has to be made in Scotland in order to receive this full
art of distilling has fascinated men across the centuries. The technique
of its manufacture have been understood since earliest times, although,
even today, the subtle aromas and flavours of whisky have never
been fully explained. The Gaelic name for whisky is Uisge Beatha,
which means 'water of life'.
main regions of malt whisky distilling are as follows: SPEYSIDE,
Ardgour collection contains whiskies from each of the regions listed
above. Each area has its own distinctive characteristics. To help
you choose which area will suit your tastes; we have included in
our selection four regional vatted malts.
Vatted malt is a whisky that consists of a mixture of malt whiskies
from more than one distillery.
recommend that you experiment with the four vatted malts and when
you have decided which style you like best, move on to the corresponding
section of our list and try some of the selected single malts from
the same area. But remember - the range of malts from a single area
is vast. The best way to try them is in a bar where advice is on
hand from someone who has been there before. Ask Graham, he was
the trade winner of the Glenmorangie Maltmaster of the Year competition