Highland Park Valkyrie Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 45.9%

Proof: 91.8°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

The first in a series of three special Viking Legend releases from Highland Park, according old Norse legend, Valkyries descended from the heavens on horseback to comb the battlefields for brave fallen warriors, heroes fit to enter the great Norse god Odin’s hall, Valhalla.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 10/06/2017

Appearance:

Clear, deep coppery amber.

Aroma:

Malty, bready and lightly peaty with red apple, earthy bark, sea salt, vanilla, balsamic vinegar, liquorice, candied ginger and mild cinnamon, black pepper and nutmeg spice.

Taste:

Dry, sea salt, lightly peaty, liquorice, nutmeg and black pepper spice, faint soy sauce. Spicier with water.

Aftertaste:

Salty, earthy charcoal, peaty and enlivening spice.

Overall:

Sea salty, malty, earthy and peaty with liquorice and spice. A rewarding, generous malt with rich island character.

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

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