Highland Park 21 Year
Peated Single Malt
Highland Park // Islands, Scotland
This 21 Year was only available in Global Travel Retail markets when it debuted in 2007. It has since been made available in many global markets, though not in the US. The popularity of this bottling caused, for a short time, the proof to be lowered to 80 due to stock shortages. In 2012, this wrong was righted and is now back at 95 proof. It is aged predominately in American ex-sherry casks.
Peated Single Malt100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
Cask Typeprimarily American ex-sherry casks
"Maple syrup with hints of tropical fruits such as mango and pineapple attack your senses. Vanilla and cherry appear after a little time in the glass. The whisky is full on your palate with a moderate amount of barrel spices, though they are rounded out and balanced with the sweet notes. The finish shows more spice, a touch of char, and slight peated smoke notes. This is a solid whisky from Highland Park."