Highland Park 12 yo Viking Honor is a Scotch whisky, aged for 12 years in a combination of barrels that previously contained Rum and Sherry. It is bottled without colorings and without being chill filtered.
Tasting Notes HIGHLAND PARK 12 YO VIKING HONOUR
Nose: it is simple, with aromas that recall the Sherry influence, composed of fruit and a touch of wine liqueur. There is also orange marmalade, along with honey and hints of bonfires.
Palate: slightly sweet. The orange marmalade and the honey are back, now followed by intense cereal notes, among which barley stands out. There is also a slight smoked component, as well as a hints of brine.
Finish: of medium persistence. Pretty dry. Herbal notes, ash and burnt wood.
Overall, the Highland Park 12 yo Viking Honor is a whisky that is easy to drink, balanced and has a fairly low intensity. A decent product, recommended especially for those who want to explore the world of whisky.