"For musicians, amps and equalisers maintain critical balance at high volume by fine-tuning musical frequencies," at Highland Park, our Master Whisky Maker, Gordon Motion, does a similar job. Distilled in 1999, bottled in 2017 FULL VOLUME was created using 100% ex-bourbon casks rather than our traditional sherry-seasoned ones. During 1999, a combination of 481 casks 200 litre barrels and 250 litre hogsheads were filled at strengths of between 63.6% and 63.7%. The whisky was filtered at just over 4 degrees and delivers flavours of creamy vanilla and sweet citrus fruits from the bourbon casks, balanced by Highland Parks characteristic aromatic smokiness.
Nose: Starts off with mainly vanilla and lemon drops. A bit dusty. Soft smoke and toast and honey!
Taste: Full-bodied and rich mouthfeel. Medium sweet with soft spices upfront. Caramel, vanilla, coconut and and soot. Tropical fruits.
Finish: Medium long finish. Fresh green apples, orange peel and honey.
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- 18 Year Old