Scotch Regions are segregated into 6 major regions producing scotch of different taste and flavor profile from Highland, Lowlands, Speyside, Campbeltown, Islay. Highland is basically referred as the whisky produced in the distilleries based out on Mountains and Lowland whisky produced in the distilleries based on the foothills of mountains in the whisky regions.
Highland distilleries normally produce single malt whisky high on peat, smoky and bold character whisky made from 100% malted barley using pot at a single distillery. this whisky is normally less complex in nature with more concentrated flavors. Dalwhinnie 15 years old with a rating 79 out of hundred and Dalmore 12 years old with rating 80/100 , Glenmorangie, Glendronach are the most sought after single malt whisky.
In the category of Highland whisky. Macallan is also a Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky also known as speyside whisky
Producing lowland whisky slightly differs mostly used wheat and corn other than barley with less focused on peat flavor resulting in making grain whisky with the base of blended scotch. Lowland whiskies in nature are more gentle and floral with intense aroma. Triple distillation process makes it more delicate.
Glenkinchie is a superb expression of lowland distilleries. Glenkinchie 12 years old displays the characters of grassy, fruity, almonds, hazelnuts, honey with profound aromatic on the palate with medium length of finish.
Balvenie is a speyside single malt scotch whisky in Dufftown Scotland.