Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled by: Gordon & MacPhail 70cl / 57%
You have to love the Connoisseurs Choice Cask Strength range - sturdy bottles with plenty of heft and labels packed with info about exactly what you're getting into.
In this instance it's another surefire hit: a single cask 2004 Highland Park from a first fill sherry hogshead (number 14601303 for those interested) bottled at a good age, 16-year-old, and a very solid natural cask strength of 57%. Difficult to see what could go wrong here, the only downside is that there were only 318 bottles...
Gordon & MacPhail
Connoisseurs Choice Cask Strength
|Cask Type||First Fill Sherry Hogshead|
Nose: Rich fruitcake aromas complement orange and chocolate raisins.
Palate: Sweet flavours of toffee and cocoa with a hint of polish.
Finish: Medium bodied with soft bonfire embers and hazelnut.