Highland Park 2003

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Series
Stated Age
15 years old
1st Fill European Oak Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
58.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Bottled for
Dutch Flagship Stores
Added on
14 Jul 2019 10:28 pm by Erik Elixir
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 179.99

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39 × member ratings

60 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 2003

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.32 points

  1. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Tasted @ Liquor Store Henk Peter - Dutch Flagship Store
    • Nose
      Forest fruits, strawberries, pickled orange, plums and moscatel. Crème brûlée, chocolate, butter, raisins, syrup and some Lapsang tea.
    • Taste
      Full with cassis, blackberries, butterscotch and a trace of smoke.
    • Finish
      Medium drying with coffee, dark chocolate, pepper, ashes and some pepper.

  2. thijs100 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Shared cask: https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/137573/highland-park-2003
    • Nose
      An initial hit of struck matches that isn't extremely dominant, but it doesn't really subside either. Notes of espresso, dark chocolate, molasses and forest fruits as well. A whiff of cocoa butter and vanilla pods too. Super intense and dense.
    • Taste
      Creamy and pretty polished, which hasn't always been my experience with Highland Park at this strength and age. The sulphur makes an encore, but there's also shortbread, blackberries, burnt caramel and a barely detectable whisper of smoke. A touch of pepper as well.
    • Finish
      Lingering pepper and somewhat drying. A touch of espresso. Long.

  3. Willum scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Canucks89 scored this whisky 96 points Member Senior

    Scent: grain. Spicy. Dull acid. Hint of vanilla aroma.
    Taste: light vanilla. Spicy. Malt. Lightly vanilla.
    Aftertaste: half long. Eg. Spicy. Slightly fresh acid. Grain. Vanilla sugar.

  6. Rien scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90


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