46 Year Old Highland Park at Dinner at Balfour Castle, Orkney, Scotland

Super dinner at Balfour Castle, Orkney, concluded with a generous dram of Highland Park 1968. bottled two years ago not because it was fading, even after 48 years, but because it’s alcohol was in danger of slipping below the legal minimum of 40%.

PHOTOS: Nick Passmore
PHOTOS: Nick Passmore

Still packed with citrus fruit – apricots, pineapples and pears – along with subtle hints of tobacco-tinged, mushroomy, smoky-damp-autumn-leaves rancio. A treat.

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