Highland Park 13yr Draken Single Malt

Highland Park 13yr Draken Single Malt - 2005

Item # 40489 750mL
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64.30%
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Tasting Notes

The new range of vintage dated, cask strength, single cask whiskies may be the most important spirit this distillery has been putting into bottle in years. The packaging is unpretentious and there is no major ad campaign behind the releases. The message is clear; it's all about the whisky and the quality will speak for itself. This release comes from spirit distilled in 2005 and aged for 13 years in a re-fill sherry cask (#2865) before being bottled at a full strength of 64.3% abv. Total yield was 444 bottles for the world so needless to say it is very limited. We recommend a healthy dose of water with this dram and then sit back and let the whisky work its wonders.


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Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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