Highland Park Hjarta Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70cl, 58.1% ABV
Hjarta is the ancient Norse word for "heart". This is a cask strength expression from the Orkney distillers, and was launched to celebrate the refurbishment of their visitor centre and was only available in Scandinavia or at the distillery centre.
Highland Park remains the most northerly whisky distillery in Scotland, although not by much, as it is little more than a stone's throw from fellow Orcadian, Scapa. Accounts of the distillery's genesis vary, and the truth is probably lost to the mists of time, but it is thought that a local farmer named David Robertson founded what we now know as Highland Park distillery in 1798, on the site of an illicit still operated by nefarious smuggler (and former priest) Magnus Eunson.
Since its introduction as a single malt in the late 1970s, the distillery has been awarded many plaudits, not least of which came from the late, great whisky writer Michael Jackson, who called it “the greatest all rounder in the world of whisky”. It's characteristic style coming from the use of Sherry casks, along with an often cited heathery sweetness imparted to the spirit by way of the distinct Orcadian peat used during the malting process.
Please note - Some light weathering the box.
Please note: Many of our bottles are older and have come from private individuals. Therefore the closure may have deteriorated and care should be taken when it is being opened. We do not accept liability for the state of the closure.