Highland Park 12 år, 40%, 70 cl. Orkney Single Malt
Highland Park 12 Year Old,
The first proprietary bottling of Highland Park single malt Scotch whisky was as a 12 year old in 1979. It remains the core expression of the Highland Park range and is a smooth, balanced single malt, with a rich full flavour and a gentle smokey finish.
Tasting NotesAppearance:Glowing amberNose:Heather-honey sweetness; peaty smokinessPalate:Rounded smoky sweetness; full malt deliveryFinish:Teasing, heathery, subtle smoke. DeliciousTake your time to appreciate the nose of Highland Park 12 and you’ll discover the characteristic honey sweetness followed by fruit – maybe pineapple, apple or pear. On the palate it is drying and leaves a gentle smokey feeling and a flavour that just keeps on going. Press Quotes“A gorgeous, honeyed combination of heather root, sweet spices, fruit peel/marmalade and a drift of peat smoke. A seductive dram that mixes butter tablet, dried herbs and heather-honey, all bound together by that wispy peat smoke.” Handbook of Whisky, Dave Broom “Outstanding, frighteningly near-perfect Orcadian malt.” Jim Murray, Malt Advocate “Succulent, with smoky dryness, heather-honey sweetness, and maltiness. 90/100” Michael Jackson’s Malt Whisky Companion 5th Edition 2004 “The 12-year-old is already a phenomenal, potent dram, and the stuff just generally gets better and better as it gets older. Sweet, smoky, smooth and opulent, filled to bursting with spicy fruits and a long, hazily luxuriant and powerful finish, this is a magnificent wh...