Whisky "Highland Queen", 3 Years Old, 1 L
Whisky has a bright, saturated honey-amber color.
Classic blend provides whiskey sweet taste with hints of honey and licorice. Aftertaste - a pleasant, moderately long, with fruit tones.
The aroma is dominated by whiskey sweet notes of honey and apple. There is barely perceptible nutty undertone.
Whisky is excellent for use in its pure form, as well as with a small amount of water or ice.
For the first time an exquisite blend of whiskey "Highland Queen" was created in 1893 by company founder "Macdonald & Muir" Roderick Macdonald, after many years of research. Today, master blenders in the production of "Highland Queen" use traditional technology to create a nice whiskey in taste that feels honey and fruit notes. His bright amber whiskey obliged three years aging in oak barrels.
The company "Macdonald & Muir" was founded in the late XIX century, when Roderick Macdonald, who had engaged in trade whiskey, decided to found their own business. In 1893, after ten years of mixing different types of whiskey, Macdonald introduced the world to blend "Highland Queen". To ensure raw material blending of his own invention and its production Roderick bought the distillery Glenmorangie, and eventually Glen Moray and Ardbeg. Whiskey was named in honor of the legendary Queen of Scots - Mary. According to legend, Mary Stuart after landing in 1561 in Leith on the coast of Scotland moved to the horse and rode up to the top of Edinburgh. On the label of each bottle "Highland Queen" is still applied to the image of the Queen on horseback.
In XX century whiskey "Highland Queen" has become the signature of Macdonald & Muir. In the mid-1970s, the drink gained such recognition that sold in all countries of the world, which can be imported Scotch whiskey. In 1996 the company changed its name to Glenmorangie distillery name, which produces one of the finest malt whiskeys. In the new millennium, the brand was acquired by Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, but the production of whiskey "Highland Queen" to this day at the factory Glenmorandzhi.
Glenmorangie Company became one of the leading world producer of Scotch whiskey, has a long and fascinating way. Even in 1843 the brothers Metison was created Distillery. In the second half of the 19th century came the products exported to Europe and America. But because of the great depression and ban the sale of alcohol in America, in 1931 the plant was closed and remained closed until November 1936, while the company Macdonald and Muir Ltd not bought it and continued to work. And in 2005, Glenmorangie becomes part of a world leader company Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton. To some extent, Glenmorangie has been a pioneer in aging whiskey in the wood. They are and will be conducted hundreds of experiments with different types of wood in search of the perfect drums for vintage whiskey. Tireless dedication to innovation, combined with the success of its products has allowed the company Glenmorangie be in the lead. Their products are awarded numerous awards at prestigious international competitions.
Glenmorandzhi company continues to grow in all areas, constantly strive to improve the quality of its products to meet consumers and achieve sustainable and profitable business growth.