Scotch Whisky Producers of the Year, Whyte & Mackay Ltd are raising a glass to toast the success of its whisky portfolio today after winning a grand total of 53 Double Gold and Gold awards at this year’s International Spirits Challenge (ISC).

Whyte & Mackay’s collection of Single Malt Whiskies – The Dalmore, Fettercairn, Tamnavulin and Jura received the highest recognition, scooping up six Double Gold medals, followed by 47 Gold medals spanning whiskies from across the portfolio.

The rejuvenated Fettercairn won a total of five awards including Double Gold for its 46 Year Old single malt – a new expression release from the very rare exquisite stocks at Fettercairn Distillery. The win follows a successful year for the Single Malt, with two new permanent expressions added to its core range, each showcasing Fettercairn’s special character distinctive tropical flavour profile.

The International Spirits Challenge is in its 25th year, and is the leading event in promoting outstanding quality spirits across the world. Awards are given to spirits based on a thorough blind tasting from a panel of specialist judges.

Mr Richard Paterson, Master Distiller and Master Blender, Whyte & Mackay said:

“As whisky makers we dedicate our time to nurturing fantastic whiskies that capture the character of each distillery. We commit ourselves and our passion to produce exceptional whiskies that we hope will be perfect the moment they are enjoyed. To be recognised by the ISC is a wonderful moment that we truly appreciate. We are raising a glass today to everyone at Whyte & Mackay that played a part in this success”

Currently celebrating its 175th anniversary, Whyte & Mackay is one of Scotland’s leading whisky makers, with single malt brands including The Dalmore, Jura, Fettercairn, Tamnavulin and blends including Whyte & Mackay, Shackleton and The Woodsman.

A full list of Whyte & Mackay award wins is below.

Brand and expressionMedal
Dalmore 35 Year Old Highland Single MaltDOUBLE GOLD
Dalmore Vintage “Quartet” Highland Single MaltDOUBLE GOLD
Dalmore 40 Year Old Highland Single MaltDOUBLE GOLD
Tamnavulin Single Speyside Malt Vintage 1970DOUBLE GOLD
Jura Single Highland Malt Vintage 1993DOUBLE GOLD
John Barr Blended Scotch WhiskyGOLD
Woodsman Blended Scotch WhiskyGOLD
Shackleton Blended MaltGOLD
Tamnavulin Tempranillo Finish Single Speyside Malt WhiskyGOLD
Dalmore Vintage “Trio”  Single Highland MaltGOLD
Dalmore Cigar Malt Single Highland MaltGOLD
Dalmore Vintage “Quintet”  Single Highland MaltGOLD
Tamnavulin Double Cask Single Speyside Malt WhiskyGOLD
Dalmore King Alexander III Single Highland MaltGOLD
Dalmore Quintessence Single Highland MaltGOLD
JURA 12 Year OldGOLD
Tamnavulin Single Speyside Malt Vintage 2000GOLD
Fettercairn 16 Year Old Single Highland MaltGOLD
“The Paps” 19 Year Old Jura Single Highland MaltGOLD
28 Y O Fettercairn Single Highland MaltGOLD
Tamnavulin Single Speyside Malt Vintage 1979GOLD
Tamnavulin Single Speyside Malt Vintage 1973GOLD
Jura Single Highland Malt Vintage 1988GOLD
Fettercairn 40 Year Old Single Highland MaltGOLD
Jura Single Highland Malt Vintage 1975GOLD
Jura “Time” 21 Year Old Single MaltGOLD
Dalmore 45 Year Old Single Highland MaltGOLD

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