Highland Park 15 Year Old Old Style & Highland Park 18 Year Old Mini 5cl

Highland Park 15 Year Old Old Style & Highland Park 18 Year Old Mini 5cl
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Highland Park 15 Year Old Old Style & Highland Park 18 Year Old Mini 5clHighland Park 15 Year Old Old Style & Highland Park 18 Year Old Mini 5cl
Winning bid: £160.00
Lot number: 090-6242

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 lot contains an Old Style Highland Park 15 Year Old and an 18 Year Old miniature.

Age: 15 Years Old & 18 Years Old

40% ABV / 70cl x 1, 43% ABV / 5cl x 1

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Featured in: The 90th Auction (September 28 – October 7, 2018)
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