2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Highland Park 12 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Scotland), 43% abv, $57.99

96
Extraordinary,
Ultimate Recommendation

Tasting Note:

Wisps of crackling peat creep up behind the dense heathery malty aromas. Spiced nuts, gingersnap cookies and intensified heather move in quickstep across the silky palate. Age is most strongly felt in bitter wood notes on the still elegant finish.

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