No age statement
Category: Island single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Highland Park’s third Orcadian Vintage Series bottling, Highland Park Orcadian 1970 Vintage was created from seven casks laid down in 1970. All were refill casks comprising both butts and hogsheads and jointly yielded a total of just 1,800 bottles at natural cask strength of 48% abv.
Sampled on 18/08/2011
Clear, golden appearance.
Peaty, roasted pineapple nose with a light lemon zest twist.
Silky, unctuous palate – honey, vanilla and pineapple fruit interact with spicy (coriander) layers of smoky peat and cedar wood.
Incredibly long satisfying silky finish. One of the best drams I have ever had the pleasure to savour.
Closure: Natural cork stopper