Highland Park 19 Year, an impressive Island whisky distilled at the highly regarded Highland Park distillery in 1995. Aged for 19 years in a refill sherry hogshead then bottled in 2014 at 55.90% cask strength. This particular bottling is a rare release specifically for Japan Import System.
About Highland Park
The Highland Park distillery is Scotlands most northern distillery by about half a mile, it is based in Orkney close to the Scapa distillery. Its products are recognized worldwide for their quality, having for example won gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2007 and 2009.
The distillery is old, founded in 1798 by a Magnus Eunson, a smuggler not much is known about. The name of the distillery, Highland Park refers to the fact that it was founded on an area called High Park which was nearby. It also distinguishes itself by the fact that unlike most other distilleries, it malts its own barley, and it produces the only whisky to have scored 100% by the tasting team of the Scotsman, the local newspaper of Scotland. Its whisky is well known for being an all around whisky which appeals to almost everyone.
About Gordon & Macphail
Located in the north-east of Scotland in the heart of the world famous whisky producing region of Speyside, Gordon & MacPhail is an independent family owned and managed firm which has been bottling Single Malt Whiskies for over 120 years. The company is world renowned for delivering world-class whisky from Scotland’s most notable distilleries.
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