- Highland Park Thor 16 Year Old
Highland Park Thor 16 Year Old Island single malt Scotch whiskey. First release of the Valhalla Collection - a series of four limited edition bottlings representing Orcadian mythology with a healthy Scandinavia godly twist.
Bottled at full strength and presented in wooden frame which echoes the fearsome contours of a traditional Viking long ship.
Nose: Concentrated and forceful, with an explosion of aromatic smoke, pungent fresh ginger, antique copper, stewed plums, and golden syrup. With water, earthy notes emerge, like a garden after a heavy rain shower.
Palate: Thor’s high strength grabs the palate and refuses to let go. Initially dry, with fiery gingerbread then vanilla, blackberries, fresh mango, peach and hints of cinnamon. As its big flavours swirl around the mouth, some softer, sweeter notes develop, giving Thor and unexpected layer of complexity and depth.
Finish: The finish thunders on, leaving behind lingering notes of sweet vanilla and an intense spiciness.