Whisky Highland Park 40 Years Old, gift box, 0.7 L
Whiskey copper color with a reddish tinge.
The taste of whiskey is rich and elegant, with a nice balance of sweet notes of toffee, dark chocolate, black cherry, honey, dried orange peel, heather and peat. Smoky and surprisingly sweet.
Whiskey has a rich flavor with hints of dark fruit, nutmeg, cinnamon, lemon peel and dark chocolate.
Recommended to drink whiskey neat, with ice or water.
Highland Park 40 years, released in 2008 and was named the best new product of 2008 at a ceremony World Whisky Awards 2009. Highland Park 40 years filled with delicate flavors of heather honey, subtle hints of spice, lurk in the background chocolate notes, with a rich and elegant taste. Citrus and smoky notes continue to be heard in a long dryish finish Highland Park 40 years.
In 1798 he founded the distillery Highland Park in the north of Scotland, Orkney. Highland Park distillery was built near the town of Kirkwall. An abundance of high-quality sources of water and proximity to the sea facilitates the transportation of whiskey. In 1908 the distillery was taken over by James Grant, and then in 1937 became the property of the group Highland Distilleries. Only in the 70 years single malt whiskey Highland Park were sold under its own name, but until then it fun to use the wizard to create a blend of high quality blends.
Manufacturers of whiskey are very proud and always remember the relatively recent case: in 1993, when the chief treasurer of the United Kingdom announced a budget of the House of Commons, he raised a toast to the success of Scotch whiskey in the world, was broadcast on national television as the hand of the treasurer raised a glass of whiskey Highland Park.
One of the popular stories of Muncie tells that to his underground distillery had sent a police informant. He found out which way to Muncie will pass the next batch of whiskey. Police organized an ambush on a narrow bridge, and prepared to arrest Eunsona. At the appointed time he appeared on the wagon with barrels. Pleased with the police proceeded to search, and found that the barrels are empty, surprised. As explained later, Muncie, whiskey he has forwarded before other way, and on the bridge came to the police did not have good reason to freeze the whole day waiting for his arrival.
Officially, the Highland Park distillery was founded in 1798. A few years later it bought the police, who tried repeatedly to delay Muncie for illegal alcohol production. With this began a large-scale expansion of the distillery. A powerful impetus to the development was the acquisition of the production company "Stewart McKay" made by Highland Park whiskey production standard of quality.
Nowadays, Highland Park is one of the most prestigious manufacturers in the world of whiskey. Distillery three times received the title of The Best Spirit in the World, also has award World's Best Singl Malt and Ultimate Spirit. The company has received 100 points out of a possible 100 on the Ultimate Spirit Challenge in 2013. About 70% Highland Park single malt whiskey production is that fans appreciate this Scottish drink worldwide.