Highland Park 37 Years Old 1973 Global Travel Retail 50.6% 1973

4.7 sterren - 2 professionele reviews
€ 1.528,93 (excl. BTW)
1.850,01 (in. BTW)
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Distileerderij Highland Park
Bottelaar OB
Serie X
Gebotteld voor Global Travel Retail
Gedistilleerd op 1973
Gebotteld 2010
Land Schotland
Streek Orkney
Leeftijd 37
Cask Type X
Cask Nummer X
Alcohol percentage 47.8
Inhoud 0,70
Conditie In Original Wooden Case
Etiket Perfect
Voorraad 1

Professionele reviews

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Serge Valentin (93)

This is the newest bottling, we already tried the three younger ones and they were good. Colour: gold. Nose: well, if both 1977s were in the official style, that means that this 1973 is close to the 1977s (do you follow me?) Maybe a tiny-wee tad more aromatic, with a little more sandalwood and maybe orange blossom, other than that we have plum jam, heather honey, quince jelly, a little peat smoke, tea, just a little mint, hints of rhubarb pie… The whole is superb and does not call for water. Yet… With water: not much changes, I told you ;-), but it was already perfect when neat. Mouth (neat): beautiful! The oakiness is bigger than in the IBs but the rest is perfect, majestic and complex. At random: mint, dried fruits, liquorice, lemon marmalade, orange marmalade, quinces, plum jam, honeydew, macaroons… and god knows what else. With water: yes! We’re close to perfection now. Extraordinary playfulness at 37 years of age. Finish: rather long, smooth but firm at the same time, delicately spicy and phenolic, candied, honeyed… Leaves a very fresh and clean aftertaste with just a few tannins. Say 3 tannins (not 2, not 4 – joking). Comments: I’ll soon have to travel (even) more.

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