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Highland Park 40 Year Old

Big whisky with a superb finish!

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@saintjimmyReview by @saintjimmy

8th Mar 2011

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Nose: the first aroma that strikes me is dark chocolate. Really dark chocolate this time. There is some oak, but less than expected (this is good I suppose). More heathery and floral aromas in combination with the chocolate. Besides the chocolate there are fruity aromas, dried fruits. Plums and cranberries. Sultanas. Honey as well.

Taste: well-balanced, and very complex. Subtle smoke is the first impact. Followed by a good amount of the oak wood, lovely sherry influences. This whisky reminds me of the Glendronach Revival in some way.

Finish: a very, very, very long and satisfying finish! More chocolate and honey, some almonds as well. It just keeps on going…

Comments: I could do this with a 3cl sample, for my birthday ;-) But wow! this is very expensive. But than again, what a superb finish!

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2 comments

@jdcook
jdcook commented

This is me sitting here looking all jealous... :p

9 years ago 0

@galg
galg commented

yu, amigo just put my notes in as well, really enjoyed this dram. check mine ;) we're pretty much on the same page with 93/94 score.

good good stuff!

8 years ago 0

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