Highland Park

40 Years Old

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Brand: Highland Park
Expression: 40 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 40 years old
ABV: 48.3%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islands (Non Islay)
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Editor's Choice
Issue 72
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Mature. Light rancio touches. Highly exotic. Suede and a sexual sweaty muskiness. Hideously sexy.
Palate: Dry start, then becomes oily and tongue coating. The leather comes back alongside notes of bitter almond,raisin and dried peels. In time the smoke emerges. Crisp then it starts sweetening once more.
Finish: Endless.
Comment: A stunningly great whisky. One of the finest I've had for a considerable time.
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Rich, intense. Antique shop, old furniture. A deep sweet wave of concentrated honey. Lusciously complex. A hint of moss and heather root. And a distant smoke echo.
Palate: Sweet at first. Sherry floods in like an unhurried tide. A spicy current teases the tongue.
Finish: Everlasting, complex, sensuous.
Comment: What a beauty! Flavours beaming,oak at peace...Complexity meets elegancy.
Visit the distillery
Highland Park Distillery, Holm Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland
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