A superb 12 year old single cask whiskey from the Highland Park distillery bottled exclusively for the Italian importer Velier.
Highland Park is the most northerly distillery in Scotland in the wild Orkney Islands offering a product of absolute quality.
Distilled in 2006, this Highland Park Velier Edition N ° 2 was bottled in 2018 in a limited edition of only 648 bottles.
Aging took place on the Orkney Islands in a first fill american oak sherry puncheon barrel for 12 long years.
The result is a whiskey with an exceptional character, with an alcoholic strength of 64.9 degrees, but very soft and fragrant.
Unusual the packaging, a jute bag with the logos of the distillery where to keep a treasure, the Whiskey 12 years Highland Park Velier edition 2.
Big nose, buttery and creamy, with tons of winter berry fruit notes. Hints of costal aromas and a precise puff of peated smoke.
Whiskey Highland Park Velier edition 2 on the palate it is creamy and full of canned fruit and espresso.
A creaminess with cinnamon and caramel notes with honey from the dense black forest with an extra touch of citrus.
The Whiskey Higland Park 25 finish is long and well sweetened with a border of herbs.
A drop of water is not necessary, the alcoholic strength of 64.9 degrees is very refined, but when "an angel's tear" is added it helps to enhance even more smoke and fruit notes.
A 12 year old Highland Park Velier edition Whiskey is to be combined with a good Rattray's London Eye Tobacco and a Savinelli pipe.