Highland Park Celebrates 225th Anniversary With 54 12 months Previous Bottle Public sale at Bonhams

To have a good time its 225th-anniversary, Highland Park is gearing as much as launch its uncommon 54-12 months-Previous whisky. The necessary providing from one of many world’s most celebrated distilleries is restricted to only 225 bottles globally, a bottle for annually within the Orkney, Scotland-based distillery’s historical past.

Produced in Orkney by grasp whisky maker Gordon Movement, the spectacular spirit of “Surprising Contrasts was distilled in 1968 and displays Highland Park’s ardour for pushing boundaries and defying expectations. Housing the 54-12 months-Previous whisky is an oak field designed by award-winning craftsperson John Galvin and a bottle designed by Michael Rudak from Stoelzle.

To mark the launch, Highland Park has partnered with Bonhams to supply one of many 225 bottles of the 54-12 months-Previous whisky on the Superb and Uncommon Wine & Whisky sale. Estimated at $320,000 to $390,000 HKD (roughly $40,764 and $49,681 USD), with proceeds going to the Save The Kids Fund, the winner of the public sale can even obtain a singular expertise in Orkney.

Bonham’s Superb and Uncommon Wine & Whisky sale will happen Could 18 on the Bonhams Hong Kong Saleroom in Hong Kong.

Highland Park’s Senior World Model Ambassador Martin Markvardsen has additionally teamed up with famend Chef Silas Li at esteemed restaurant Hong Kong Delicacies 1983 for a tribute to the distinctive mix of flavors within the 54-12 months-Previous. Starting from 18 to 40 years outdated, Highland Park’s whisky is utilized in a highly-limited nine-course tasting menu out there at a launch occasion 28 and to the general public each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with solely 15 units supplied per week.

Two signature dishes from the pairing menu can even be out there on Hong Kong Delicacies 1983’s à la carte menu all year long – Foie gras, tofu in Chinese language marinade, whisky Sichuan inexperienced peppercorn sauce and do-it-yourself buffalo milk ice cream, crispy fish bone powder, whisky syrup.

“Whisky has at all times been one in every of my favourite spirits, however infusing it into Chinese language delicacies was a singular problem. With its daring and distinct flavors, whisky can simply overpower the refined nuances of conventional Chinese language flavors. It took precision and ability to strike the right steadiness, guaranteeing that the whisky complemented reasonably than dominated the dishes. Regardless of the issue, my love for whisky and keenness for culinary experimentation drove me to tackle this problem. I’m excited to share the outcomes with our company and showcase the harmonious fusion of Highland Park whisky and Chinese language delicacies,” defined Chef Silas Li.

Bonhams Hong Kong Saleroom
20/F, One Pacific Place,
Admiralty, Hong Kong

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Originally posted 2023-05-02 06:32:07.


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