Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Creative Whisky Company (CWC)
Bottling serie
Exclusive Casks
Stated Age
14 years old
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask Finish
Number of bottles
51.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
01 Apr 2012 11:44 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 69.95

5 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

13 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1997 CWC

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.47 points

  1. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet, sherry, sultanas, figs, toffee, cherries, chocolate, apricots
    • Taste
      Oily, creamy, spicy (nutmeg, pepper), sweet, dark fruit, blueberries, chocolate, cherries
    • Finish
      Long, smoky, sultanas, sweet, chocolate

  3. KayMeertens scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Cherry, peat, blueberry, spice, sulphur, toffee, beef and a little tobacco. With water some apple.
    • Taste
      Cherry, sulphur, peat, spice and toffee.
    • Finish
      Cherry, spice, peat, mocha and sulphur.

  4. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Very nice HP, that allows itself to be enjoyed without water. Ideal
    companion for dessert after a hearty meal. Around 70 EUR.
    • Nose
      The king of sherry, PX, immediately dominates the nose. Raisins in syrup
      and fresh figs on top, with maple syrup and some white fruit underneath. Something
      dusty, like fresh wood shavings. Chocolate and dried apricots. Very nice.
    • Taste
      It is oily, almost creamy, on the palate. Soft on the spices like cloves
      and different peppers. It brings the sweet, dark fruits into the footlights.
      Slightly bitter and hence a good balance. Reminds me a bit of dark bread. Light
      hint of chocolate.
    • Finish
      In the long finish, with remains a bit smoky, it is the raisins and the
      chocolate that jump out.

  5. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N: fruity - apple/pear, chocolate and syrup
    T: grains, honey and somewhat young
    F: grains as in dark bread and some roasted barley

  6. alectron scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sherry, raisins, somewhat juicy, sawdust,  82
    • Taste
      oily/syrup-y, sherry, slightly bitter, 86
    • Finish
      more sherry, mineral, slight chocolate, 83
      Later: more chocolate & dried fruits later on, better balance, also some faint smoke now.85


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