Insider knowledge: Highland Park 1998 (cask 8017) - Japan Exclusive whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Highland Park 1998 (cask 8017) - Japan Exclusive whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Richly sherried with Corinth raisins, heather smoke and bitter caramel.
Palate: Caramel and juicy marmalade. Cocoa
Finish: More chocolate, sesame toast and a touch of clove.