Highland Park 1996 - Authors' Series - George Sand

70cl / 52.7% abv

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24340
£340.00 £283.33

The First Editions Authors’ Series is a range of single cask expressions, created by the prestigious blenders and bottlers, Hunter Laing & Co, in celebration of pioneering writers. This is a limited edition expression, inspired by the life and works of
George Sand.

Distilled in September 1996 at Orkney's Highland Park, this single malt was matured in a refill hogshead for 21 years before bottling in October 2017. This 15th release in the series is limited to just 230 bottles, each one presented at a natural cask strength of 52.7% abv.

Each bottle is presented in a brown leather box, embossed with gold metallic text, and are individually wax sealed.

George Sand was the pen name of Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin (1804-1876), a French novelist and memoirist, known for her works Indiana, Valentine and Jacques, as well as for her romantic entanglements with the artists Frederick Chopin and Alfred de Musset.

Hamish Says

Nose: honey, heather and caramel.

Palate: warming Highland peat and heather honey with notes of caramel and vanilla.

Finish: long and satisfying with a warming smoke and continuing honey and caramel.