Highland Park Distillery
A beauty-but what else would you expect from HP?
No age statement
Islands (Non Islay)
Nose: Full and rich. Dry grass, light peat, lanolin. Touch of perfume, (heather bells) fudge, kumquat. Fine-framed oak.
Palate: Excellent weight. More fruity than nose suggests with good balance between firm oak and sweet, butter tablet mid-palate. Complex.
Finish: Fragrant smoke.
Comment: A beauty-but what else would you expect from HP?
Nose: Flapjack, warm from the oven. Cooked morello cherries.
Palate: Sweetly smoky. Flavours well integrated and contained. Slow, disciplined, development.
Finish: Firm, powerful, straight-ahead. Rounded with a suggestion of mint toffee.
Comment: The more heavily-sherried expressions of Highland Park seem more open in displaying their charms.
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