Highland Park 1983 23 Year Old Single Cask #691 For Green's 75cl

Highland Park 1983 23 Year Old Single Cask #691 For Green's 75cl
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Highland Park 1983 23 Year Old Single Cask #691 For Green's 75clHighland Park 1983 23 Year Old Single Cask #691 For Green's 75clHighland Park 1983 23 Year Old Single Cask #691 For Green's 75clHighland Park 1983 23 Year Old Single Cask #691 For Green's 75clHighland Park 1983 23 Year Old Single Cask #691 For Green's 75cl
Winning bid: £780.00
Lot number: 087-2323

Highland Park remains the most northerly whisky distillery in Scotland, although not by much, as it is little more than a stone's throw from fellow Orcadian, Scapa. Accounts of the distillery's genesis vary, and the truth is probably lost to the mists of time, but it is thought that a local farmer named David Robertson founded what we now know as Highland Park distillery in 1798, on the site of an illicit still operated by nefarious smuggler (and former priest) Magnus Eunson.

Since its introduction as a single malt in the late 1970s, the distillery has been awarded many plaudits, not least of which came from the late, great whisky writer Michael Jackson, who called it “the greatest all rounder in the world of whisky”. It's characteristic style coming from the use of Sherry casks, along with an often cited heathery sweetness imparted to the spirit by way of the distinct Orcadian peat used during the malting process.

This 23 year old Highland Park was specially selected and bottled for Green's.

Distilled: 1983

Bottled: 2006

Age: 23 Years Old

Cask Number: 691

59.8% ABV / 75cl

Please note minor wear and tear to box.

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 87th Auction (June 22 – July 1, 2018)
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