- Highland Park 1978 Vintage
Released 2011 a new limited edition expression of the Vintage series.
The packaging expresses Orkney's Nordic heritage featuring a wood carving of a beast’s head with bared teeth and wide eyes. The back of the head and neck are covered with a series of birdlike figures intertwined in an elaborate pattern. The original carving is attributed to a craftsman nicknamed ‘the Academician’ which demonstrates the skill of the Viking woodcarvers.
Nose: Cedar wood, spicy cinnamon bark and camphor. Cloudy honey with hints of ripe melon and lemon peel.
Palate: Rich and spicy. Sweet marinated stem ginger, toasted wood, and hints of jasmine.
Finish: Long sweet with lingering spices.