Winning bid: £220.00
Lot number: 381053
Hjarta is the ancient Norse word for "heart". Orkney was under Nordic rule until 1468 when it was gifted to Scotland. This 12 year old is one of 3924 bottles.
From the Highland Park website:
"Hjarta is a natural strength 12 year old Highland Park expression available only from the distillery, in our on-line shop and in Scandinavia, limited to approximately 3,900 bottles. Orkney has never forgotten its Scandinavian heritage; Hjarta is the ancient Norse word for ‘heart’ and the whisky has been launched to mark the total refurbishment of our visitor centre, itself a celebration of the rich history of the Islands. The whisky has been created by Max MacFarlane, Whisky Maker."
Age: 12 years old
58.1% ABV / 70cl
Featured in: The 38th Auction (May 23 – June 1, 2014)