Highland Park 21 Year Old 1991 vintage Island single malt Scotch whiskey. Single refill butt #9200 bottled 2012 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Director's Cut range.
Nose: Dry - saline & briny + citrus fruits - then late peat + maritime style.
Palate: Opens sweetly + fudge - smoked barley - phenols & soft smoke.
Finish: Crunched sugary sweet + gently smoked peat + honey & spices.
Highland Park Distillery is the most northerly malt whisky distillery in Scotland and the closest Scottish distillery to the Arctic Circle. Highland Park was established in 1798 and is one of the few Scottish distilleries which continues to malt barley on its own traditional malting floors and to use locally cut peat from Hobbister Moor in its malt kiln. The distillery visitor centre welcomes visitors and offers distillery tours.