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Overall rating
89.38/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Mackillop's Choice (McC)
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
12.12.1991
Bottled
07.2013
Casknumber
8094
Number of bottles
262
Strength
51.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 Sep 2013 7:52 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 179.00

3 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

17 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1991 McC

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.38 points

  1. Vladimir Ziryanov scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Not bad HP, initially the aroma was quite spirituous and gave some damp, but breathing changed to a much better side, and in the glass under the lid development there was almost no, and without it very quickly everything went (poured into two different glasses at the same time and one all the time was covered). The apparent predominance of a bourbon barrel or sherry is not, but it seems that the whisky was aged in sherry barrels of the second filling, or there was a mixed extract with bourbon, a certain predominance of sherry is present, a denser and heavier taste and dark fruits.
    In taste, in principle, everything is the same, but quite clearly there is a certain honeyed sugary.
    A good, long finish in the same vein.
    A good specimen, as it often happens with the castles - the last sip - the most delicious :)
    Total - 88

  2. Ostap scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Very nice work. Unusual in flavor, extremely thick and delicious whisky.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Soft, vanilla, paint, acetone, marinade, sour berries, modeling glue, smoke, toffee, coconut milk, greens, orange peel, bergamot, grapes, cream brulee, cream.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Candy, citrus, Churchill, tropical fruits, vanilla, barberry, nuts. Rich.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Medium, soft, sweet, barberry, tropical fruits, nuts, bergamot.

  3. Макс scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    22 23 22 23 90

    Chic, you just need to give him time!

  5. hartist scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Its tendency "vegetal" a little underlined does not make it perhaps not very polyvalent.
    • Nose
      Fresh, round and complex. Multiple scents make up a superb nose: orchard fruit honey, malt, plants (flowers, heather), sweet spices, marine touch (salty spray), mineral waxy. In short, a nice palette.
    • Taste
      The mouth starts with a spicy waxy, tinged with a hint of vegetal bitterness (beautiful heather, tobacco) then becomes complex with the addition of notes of honeyed fruit, sweet biscuits, a subtle hint of smoke and 'a marine marking (boat rope). I just love it!.
    • Finish
      Beautiful persistent finish on a sweet-bitter duality and a touch of salt of the most beautiful effect.

  6. Falnor scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Good Highland park, but sadly too expensive to justify the price
    • Nose
      Fresh outdoor sent, heather, slightly waxy, honey.
    • Taste
      Apple fresh and juicy. Citrus fruit like lemon. All very easy. Just a little bit of smoke that makes it bigger. Some herbals like anise or mint.
    • Finish
      Medium and balanced between the fruit, oak and smoke

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