Glenmorangie Signet oozes class and is arguably the most decadent whisky to feature on the list, with the nose bringing a punch of deep cocoa and burnt citrus peels. Buy now The Glen Grant 18 Year Old has been showered with honours in recent times, with whisky guru Jim Murray naming it his scotch of the year for 2017, and second place worldwide for the year.

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Mark Twain mused that “too much of anything is bad, but too much good whisky is barely enough”, and we can’t help but agree.

Despite a lot of competition in recent years from the Far East and elsewhere, we think there are still ample grounds to argue that there’s no beating a classic scotch single malt.

The palate is sweet, characterised by a dominant vanilla and caramel marriage.

The finish is long and satisfying, carrying through the sweetness of the palate and delivering on the nose’s promise of spices.

A truly top drawer whisky which could well cost a lot more than it does.

Buy now This delicate and creamy expression by Speyside distillery Aberlour was only available to the French market before its general release in 2008.We are going to guide you through this often intimidating and mystical art and help you pick the right pour for your taste and budget.We’re going to be going through the nose (scent), palate (initial taste) and finish (aftertaste) of each drop.Buy now This offering from scotch stalwart Bruichladdich is the latest from its famous Black Art series, and the first by the new head distiller, Adam Hannett.The most premium whisky to feature on our list is as delicious as it is enigmatic, with the recipes for each whisky from the series a closely guarded secret.The island’s whiskies are best known for being heavily peated, giving them that famous smoky spine.