THE ‘WORLD’S LEADING MALT WHISKY SPECIALIST’
Located in the north-east of Scotland in the heart of the world famous whisky producing region of Speyside, Gordon & MacPhail is an independent family owned and managed firm which has been bottling Single Malt Whiskies for over 120 years. From its humble beginnings as a retailer, Gordon and MacPhail has grown to become a diverse and dynamic company with a number of different business interests. Today the company is a retailer, wholesaler, exporter, bottler of Single Malt Scotch Whisky and distiller, owning Benromach Distillery in Forres.Gordon & MacPhail is owned and directed by the third and fourth generation of the Urquhart family and employs over 130 people from its base in Elgin.
Our long established relationships with distillery owners throughout the country allows us to send our oak casks to the majority of Scotland’s working distilleries to be filled with ‘new make’ spirit, which then mature for many years at the distillery of origin or in our bonded warehouses in Elgin. The oak casks are carefully stowed and regularly checked until they finally achieve our highest quality standards. Only then are they bottled and presented for sale.
Our philosophy for maturing, selecting and bottling, ensures that we strive to produce the highest quality whiskies. Our filling policy allows us to specially select casks to complement the unique character of whisky we fill into them. Our sherry casks are made in Spain, seasoned for a number of years and finally when they are ready, are brought to Scotland. We source ex-bourbon casks from selected distilleries in Kentucky, and other specialist wine casks from throughout the world. Loving care in every aspect of bringing our products to market ensures that every bottle carrying the G&M mark is simply as good as it can be.
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Some great info, I like the way they choose the cask to suit the malt. If you watch the wood makes whisky video on YouTube, it shows a bit more of their thought process when choosing a cask.
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Some great info here from a fellow blogger