This Highland distillery in Inverness-shire was founded in 1897 under its original name of Strathspey. Yet, within a year, the name was changed to Dalwhinnie and production commenced. Dalwhinnie is known for being a major component in Buchanan's blends. The distillery closed for extensive refurbishments in 1992, opening back up in 1995. Characteristics: Lightly peaty with heather honey.