Highland Park Valkyrie 45.9% Valkyrie Damaged Label NV

€ 42,00 (ex Vat)
50,82 (in Vat)
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Distillery Highland Park
Bottler OB
Serie Viking Legend series
Bottled for X
Distilled date Not Specified
Bottling date 2017
Country Scotland
Region Orkney
Age Not Specified
Cask Type Oak Casks
Cask Number X
Alcohol percentage 45.9
Volume 0,70
Condition No Original Box Included
Label Slightly Bin stained, damaged
Stock 1

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BOW (85)

Gal Granov (85)

Nose: A nice start with a melange of dried fruit (but not quite heavy on that), apple peel, wood spices (cinnamon) and a nice smoky touch to it, quite pronounced as we’re talking Orkney malt. There’s a nice malty feeling as well as ripe oranges, and a touch of chocolate. Doesn’t feel very old, but not too young as well.

Palate: The palate is surprisingly rich and smoky, with bitter wood notes (in a good way), some dried fruit, orange marmalade, and a touch of salty nuts, and salted caramel, chocolate and vanilla, with more smoke. Quite love the feeling of that, big bodied, spicy at times, and warm smoke wrapped around everything. very enjoyable.

Finish: Quite long, with ginger powder, chocolate, raisins, and smoke.
Conclusion:
This is a very tasty whisky, Not sure if I prefer this to the old Dark Origins- this is quite a lot smokier if you prefer that – It’s a clear winner. At any rate, the smoke and fruit / spice profile works well, it’s very drinkable, and very more-ish. I can easily recommend it at this price point. Great tasting whisky, and lovely bottle design. Can’t go wrong there. Good work HP.

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