Originally created exclusively for global travel retail and duty free markets, this whisky was named Best Single Malt of the Year at the World Whisky Awards 2009. Released in October 2007, Highland Park 21 is a full-flavoured, powerful, sweet single malt with a rich smoky finish.
Appearance: Natural colour; reddish gold Orkney sunset.
Nose: Butterscotch, dark chocolate and orange
Palate: Full flavour, candied orange peel with spicy dark chocolate leading to a rich smoky sensation
Finish: Rich, complex, sweet smoky sensation then soft medium dry
Highland Park 21 Year Old has a rounded spicy sweetness, with hints of orange peel and dark chocolate. This whisky tingles the middle of the tongue then immediately makes the mouth water, leaving a rich smokey sensation which seems to last forever.