Category: Island single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
The first distillery bottling of Highland Park single malt was as a 12 year old. That was back in 1979 and it remains the core expression of what is now a large range of distillery bottlings. The "Viking Honour" sub-brand was added in 2017.
Sampled on 25/11/2016
Clear, mid-deep golden amber with burnished gold highlights.
Lime blossom, lime zest, leather and heather honey with faint wisps of smoke. Quince and pear emerge with water.
Rich and full-flavoured while also dry and elegant, with a combination of leather, creamy caramel and butterscotch, lightly honeyed apple or pear, garnished with a tiny hint of smoke and cloves. Tart apple and light peaty smoke with water.
Another flourish of flavours with a hint of iodine and peat with lingering gentle smoke.
Barcode UPC: 5 010314 505202 >
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper