Highland Queen
40 Years Old Majesty


Initially, rich fruits on the nose, notably ripe peaches. Vanilla, treacle toffee, milk chocolate and a hint of lime develop over time. The fruits carry over from the nose onto the palate, while the milk chocolate becomes dark. Spicy aniseed and liquorice notes develop.

 

Lengthy in the finish, with Colombian coffee, oak tannins, cinnamon and a sprinkling of black pepper.

 

 

"Scotch single malts of this age often tip over the edge from being desirable drinks to merely old. This is a triumphant exception – a lovely dram of liquid history!"  -  Gavin Smith