Highland Park "Dark" 17 Year Old Scotch Whisky


52.9% ABV

"Toffee, raw hazelnuts, sea breeze, apricot blossom, and sweet smoke marry well on an intoxicatingly complex nose. The interplay between peat, fruit, and honey on the palate is astounding making for a standout whisky. Coffee beans and nuts on the finish." 96 Points, 2018 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

"Dark and light are concepts that exist in opposition, yet together create a perfect balance. One cannot exist without the other; as one appears, the other disappears; together they create something greater than themselves – in nature, a perfect, continuous cycle.

 In THE DARK – a special release of only 28,000 bottles – we celebrate autumn and winter on Orkney; a time to escape from the wild weather outside and gather together with friends and family, sharing long nights of conversation and laughter around the table, around the fire. 

Presented in a beautifully embossed black glass bottle, the serpent dragon design takes its inspiration from the great Norse sagas and embraces both the high sun of summer solstice and the low sun of winter solstice – the polar opposites of our island seasons – while the runic writing reflects the ancient carvings of our Viking ancestors, here on Orkney.

Names then gave they to noon and twilight, morning they named, and the waning moon, night and evening, the years to number.

                Voluspa, The Poetic Edda, Verse 6"

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