Immeasurable depth.Also maritim character, open landscapes at the sea …
And as always with this first class drams:
all is ONE - no need to do anything - all comes from alone …
Really impressed by this 40 yo 'Essence of Highland Park'!
Tasting with FineSpirits_butler1 (6. March 2015).
old Sherry - dark - mixed with Highland Park honey, prunes, sweet, old Sherry cask, precious chocolates, dark and thick chocolate sauce, old Cognac, blood orange, cherry jam with honey, fine wood gently wafts the aroma, heavy toffee, some solvent , old Rum, rum-soaked raisins, sultanas, pleasant coffee note, always the Highland Park character is clearly recognizable, tobacco leafs (fine cigars), dried citrus peel, remote hints of smoke, old parquet floor, leather, wood stain, traces of peat, sensation of salt, machine oil, dried apricots, spiciness of wood rises, pineapple, wild strawberries marinated in alcohol, herbs, fruit juice with honey, apples, huge amounts of jams, strawberry and apricot jam mixed with stock cubes - sweet and thick -, jams have leaked in a leather case ( ... AS Whisky would perhaps write ...), semi-dried scented flowers with honey-like sweetness, wonderful bullion cube aroma mixes, in the background peat fields, incredible sweetness, fine alcohol, raisins coated with chocolate, coffee ground, freshly brewed coffee, smoked caramel, rough sea, wet rocks, rumtopf, slightly peaty chocolate, cognac caramel, wood paint, shashlik powder, Worcestershire sauce, some Bergamot
Sweet, some peat, fiery, Sherry, spice, cherry, strawberry and dark berry jam, lemon and Bergamot, cognac, cream cleaner with citrus, motor oil, maritime, wonderful wood, some honey sweetness … becomes more, bitter herbs, some salt, full and rich, tart tobacco leafs, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, best Sherry cask, peppery spice, astringency, coffee powder, old oranges, bitter heather, dark Cognac, again some peat, sweetened espresso, old engine, the wood is completely soaked, plum jam with a little brandy, tart Rum, fresh acidity of apples, Champagne, chocolate pastry, becomes thick on the palate, very 'dark'.
old Sherry cask, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, some peat, spice, best old Cognac, spicy honey, lemon, some rye bread, curry, rum, fruits in alcohol, pepper, plum jam, oak, board, citrus tartness, Cigar, rum-soaked raisins, cedar, some resin, peat-caramel-chocolate, hints of heather herbs, freshness and astringency at the same time, the dark sweetness remains, at the end comes mint and mint tea ...