No age statement
Category: Island single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
A release of 657 bottles drawn from 17 Spanish oak casks. Released in October 2011, this is one of Highland Park's Orcadian Vintages Series, the packaging of which celebrates Orkney's Scandinavian heritage.
Sampled on 19/11/2011
Clear, golden amber.
Unctuous moist fruit cake nose with plum dried fruit, almond, splash of rich sherry and marzipan. Faint but alluring floral aroma.
Rich, fruity palate with gentle clove spice, buttery oak, apple juice reduction and toasted almonds and linseed oil impregnated leather.
Long, gently spiced complex finish with lingering oaky vanillins and a gentle wisp of smoke.
Closure: Natural cork stopper