“The expression that started it all for Highland Park. First introduced in 1979, the 12 year old is at the very heart of our core range and demonstrates rich, well balanced malty tones, with the subtle floral smoke which makes Highland Park such a distinctive single malt whisky.”
40% abv, €40, single malt
Nose: sweet, vanilla, dried fruit, berries, cherries, a hint of smoke, floral, buttercups, heather
Palate: sweet, herbal, honey, thyme, citrus, spicy, cinnamon, fruit, pear, medium-dry, ash
Finish: sweet, vanilla, honey, floral, heather, a hint of smoke and ash, medium long
Conclusion: another good daily dram, nothing really special in my humble opinion.