Finlaggan Castle was the seat of the feudal Lord of the Isles, at the loch of the same name to the north of the Isle of Islay. Finlaggan is very much the secret Islay Malt, as the name of the distillery from which it comes is a closely guarded secret and known to only a select few. Only those who have sampled Islay malts over a long period and who are familiar with the subtle differences of nose and taste, could begin to guess at the pedigree of this true son of Islay.
The Island of Islay lies in the stormy waters of the Atlantic Ocean just off the West coast of Scotland. Many centuries ago,the Lord of the Isles ruled Scotland from the stronghold of Finlaggan Castle on Islay, but today it is malt whisky that legends are made of. There are eight malt distilleries on Islay, all are excellent, each is distinctive