“The nose is full and rich with icing sugar, tinned pineapple, spice and black pepper."
"On the palate it is full bodied with a good mouth feel. There are notes of spice, hazelnuts and malt."
"The finish is medium in length, fruit and nut milk chocolate and ginger. A contemplative dram, rounded and sophisticated”
- Gavin Smith
Jim Murray Whisky Bible 2014
Highland Queen 12 Years Old Blend (87)
« Fruit candy and rhubarb tart, silky a la 8yo, and then the same configuration of spice but without the same impact, back to the silky stuff with some decent late vanilla, a polite, slightly more sophisticated version of the 8yo... but without the passion and drama! »