Highland Park Dark 17 Year Old


Pre-Order Available Dispatching w/c 18th Wednesday 2019
Bottle Size 75cl
Alcohol 52.9% ABV
Age 17 Years Old
Cask Type Oak Sherry Casks
Style Single Malt Whisky
Bottler Highland Park
Distillery Highland Park
Number of Bottles 28,000
Country Scotland
Region Islands
Storage Advice Best stored in a cool, dry place
Closure Cork
The Perfect Serve Serve on the rocks
Service Temperature Room Temperature
When to Drink A whisky for reflection and celebrating life
Food Pairing Dried Fruits and Toasted Almonds
Colour/Appearance Natural Cask Driven
Dried fruits, cinnamon, toasted almonds, cedar wood, fruitcake and a light peat smoke

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Arriving 27th November 2017

The Inspiration
Winter Solstice – in December on Orkney is a celebration of the shortest day. at Maeshowe, a Neolithic burial chamber (opposite) on Orkney at this particular time of year, the setting sun shines directly down the dark passage, illuminating the back wall in a dramatic way for a few minutes.

The Story
In the Dark, we celebrate autumn and winter on Orkney – a time to escape from the wild weather outside and gather together with friends and family, sharing long nights of conversation.

The Dark is a rich 17 Year Old expression of Highland Park. Matured in European oak sherry seasoned casks to deliver a distinctively deep flavour. It’s packed with dried fruits, nuts and spices, overlaid with hints of smoky peat.

The serpent dragon embossed on the front of the bottle takes its inspiration from the ancient Norse sagas. The Dark are written in runic writing on the emboss and on the oak cradle to celebrate our Viking ancestry. On the back of the glass bottle, we have embossed ‘Made with Pride on Orkney’.

Oak Frame
The oak frame has two circles etched on the top and bottom representing both high sun of the summer solstice and the low sun of the winter solstice. They represent the intense balance of our contrasting islands’ seasons and their influence on our whisky.

Each pack contains a booklet which identifies the creative rationale behind this special edition whisky, tasting notes and design inspiration.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg