ORKNEYINGA LEGACY 12 YEAR OLD

£55.00 Where applicable price includes UK VAT and duty

  • ORKNEYINGA LEGACY 12 YEAR OLD
  • ORKNEYINGA LEGACY 12 YEAR OLD

ORKNEYINGA LEGACY 12 YEAR OLD

£55.00 Where applicable price includes UK VAT and duty

ABV: 46%  | Volume: 70cl

A special edition, released to support the refurbishment of The Orkneyinga Saga Centre in Orphir, ORKNEYINGA LEGACY is our classic 12 Year Old VIKING HONOUR, bottled at its marrying strength of 46% ABV to intensify flavours of sweet heather honey, rich fruitcake, warm winter spices, orange zest and aromatic peat smoke.

A proportion of our profit from sales of ORKNEYINGA LEGACY will go to The Orkneyinga Saga Centre, which exists to support Orkney’s historic monuments in Orphir and bring our islands’ early history vividly to life for many visitors and tourists every year.

DUE TO THE LIMITED NATURE OF THIS RELEASE PURCHASES ARE RESTRICTED TO ONE BOTTLE PER ORDER.

This product is available for delivery to 27 Countries including most European Countries and South Africa. For more information visit our Shipping page.

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ORKNEYINGA LEGACY - The Whisky

What is ORKNEYINGA LEGACY?

A special edition, released to support the refurbishment of The Orkneyinga Saga Centre in Orphir, ORKNEYINGA LEGACY is our classic 12 Year Old VIKING HONOUR, bottled at its marrying strength of 46% ABV to intensify flavours of sweet heather honey, rich fruitcake, warm winter spices, orange zest and aromatic peat smoke.

What is the character of the whisky?

Natural Colour: Glowing gold

Tasting Notes: Sweet floral honey; rich fruitcake; warm winter spices; orange zest; aromatic, smoky peat.

What is the ABV?

46% - marrying strength

Who created the whisky?

ORKNEYINGA LEGACY was created by Gordon Motion, our Master Whisky Maker.

How does it differ from 12 YEAR OLD VIKING HONOUR?

ORKNEYINGA LEGACY was bottled at a higher ABV of 46% (rather then 40/43% ABV) intensifying the flavours of sweet heather honey, rich fruitcake, warm winter spices, orange zest and aromatic peat smoke.

How many bottles will be available?

ORKNEYINGA LEGACY is a special edition of only 5,000 bottles.

Why is Highland Park doing this?

Our purpose at Highland Park is to 'honour the proud spirit of Orkney' while the purpose of The Orkneyinga Saga Centre is to support Orphir's historic monuments.

What is the story of Orphir?

The parish of Orphir was a centre of power during the early period of Norse rule on Orkney and contains two important Viking-era remains: the drinking hall at Earl's Bu and Orphir Round Kirk, the only surviving medieval church in Scotland. Today, Orphir is home to the Orkneyinga Saga Centre, which brings to life Orkney’s early history for visitors, through a film, guided tours and exhibitions.

How much will Highland Park be donating to The Orkneyinga Saga Centre and when will the donation be made?

The amount of the donation and the timing will be confirmed once the sale of the bottles has been completed.

ORKNEYINGA LEGACY - How To Buy


Where and when will it be available?

ORKNEYINGA LEGACY was released through our distillery shop in May 2018 and is being made available for members of the Inner Circle to buy from our online shop from Thursday 19 July 2018.

How much will ORKNEYINGA LEGACY cost?

ORKNEYINGA LEGACY will be available at a UK price of £55 for a 70cl bottle. For online orders delivered to addresses outside the UK, the price will vary due to local sales taxes and duties. All orders will be subject to a delivery charge which will vary by country based on the standard rates applied for a tracked package applied by our delivery partner, DHL. You can find out more about shipping details and costs here.

How many bottles can I buy?

Due to the very limited nature of this release, orders of ORKNEYINGA LEGACY are restricted to one bottle per person to ensure as many people as possible have the opportunity to buy. This applies at the distillery shop as well as to orders placed online. It is available to buy on a first come, first served basis, while stocks last.

How can I buy ORKNEYINGA LEGACY online?

At this stage the opportunity to register to purchase ORKNEYINGA LEGACY online is only available to members of the Inner Circle. An initial email with details of how to buy was sent to members on Thursday 19 July 2018. A second email will be sent to new members on Tuesday 14 August. In order to receive this email, you must have completed the sign-up process for the Inner Circle before 5.00pm (UK time) on Monday 13 August 2018.

I am a member of the Inner Circle but have not received the email about buying ORKNEYINGA LEGACY.

Please check to see if the email is in your SPAM or junk mail box. If it is not, please contact us at innercircle@highlandparkwhisky.com for assistance.

Do I also need to be registered with the Highland Park online shop to buy a bottle of ORKNEYINGA LEGACY?

No, although registering on our online shop in advance will speed up the process of completing your order. You can register by following this link https://shop.highlandparkwhisky.com/account/register. We moved to a new online shop in September 2017 so if you created your account before then, you will need to register again.

How do I complete my order?

The email will include your own personal code along with a link to the ORKNEYINGA LEGACY page on the Highland Park online shop. All you need to do is follow the link and verify your personal code from the email. You will then be prompted to add the bottle of ORKNEYINGA LEGACY that has been reserved for you to your basket. Please do not refresh the page or use the browser back button before completing your order as the code is locked for 30 minutes once verified to ensure it can only be used once. If you want to purchase other items form our online shop at the same time as ORKNEYINGA LEGACY, you can add them to your basket after you have added your bottle of ORKNEYINGA LEGACY.

I have received the email giving details of how to buy ORKNEYINGA LEGACY online but I am experiencing problems completing my order.

If you receive an error message saying that your order could not be completed, please check you have entered all details correctly. Please do not refresh the page or use the browser back button before completing your order as the code is locked for 30 minutes once verified to ensure it can only be used once. If you continue to experience problems please email us at shop@highlandparkwhisky.com or call us on +44 (0)800 634 8689 and we will do our best to help.

I am not currently a member of the Inner Circle. If I sign up now, will I be able to buy ORKNEYINGA LEGACY online?

At this stage the opportunity to register to purchase ORKNEYINGA LEGACY online is only available to existing members of the Inner Circle who have completed the sign-up process before 5.00pm (UK time) on Monday 13 August 2018. To ensure you are among the first to hear about future new whisky releases from Highland Park please join our Inner Circle at https://www.highlandparkwhisky.com/inner-circle/

ORKNEYINGA LEGACY - Delivery Questions


Which countries can ORKNEYINGA LEGACY be delivered to?

As with all whiskies sold on our online shop we are able to offer delivery of ORKNEYINGA LEGACY to Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the Channel Islands. Unfortunately, for legal reasons we not able to offer delivery to other countries at this stage although we are continuing to work on a solution to this.

Do I have to be a resident of these countries to purchase?

This whisky can only be delivered to addresses within Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the Channel Islands. However you do not need to be a resident of these countries to purchase providing you can give a shipping address within one of them.

Why is ORKNEYINGA LEGACY not available for delivery to my country?

There are different legal issues that affect our ability to deliver whisky ordered online to addresses outside the UK. We are continuing to work on a solution that will allow us to deliver to a wider range of countries in the future.

What extra charges might apply for delivery to my chosen country?

All alcohol products we sell are subject to UK alcohol tax. If we are exporting products to an address in the European Union (EU) prices are subject to the appropriate rate of VAT and alcohol tax depending on the delivery country.

For all deliveries outside of the EU, UK VAT will not be charged. However, your order will be subject to local sales taxes and duties upon arrival in your chosen country, which are levied at the time the package clears customs. All additional charges are the responsibility of the recipient. As customs policies vary widely from country to country, we have no control over these charges. Please contact your local customs office for further information.

When will I receive my bottle?

We expect most orders to be delivered within 10 working days. If you have not received your bottle within 10 working days of ordering please contact email shop@highlandparkwhisky.com.

Who will deliver my bottle?

Your order will be fulfilled by our fulfilment partners Mail Marketing UK and it will be delivered by DHL.

Can I specify a delivery date?

After your order you will receive a shipment notification from DHL which will allow you to track your delivery and delay delivery until a specific delivery date using the holiday hold option.

Can I collect my bottle purchased online from the Highland Park Distillery?

At this time we cannot offer collection of whisky ordered online from the distillery.

What is the process if I want to return my purchase of ORKNEYINGA LEGACY?

If you wish to return products which are not damaged, please contact us on shop@highlandparkwhiksy.com with details of your order within 7 days of delivery of the goods. Any returned products must be returned to us in good condition, with all packaging intact.

My order has not arrived - what is going on?

We expect most orders to be delivered within 10 working days. If it has been over 10 working days since you placed your order please contact email shop@highlandparkwhisky.com and we will come back to you with an update as soon as we can.

It's been over 10 working days since I placed my order and it has still has not been delivered - what is going on?

We are very sorry to hear that you have experienced a delay in receiving your order. Please email shop@highlandparkwhisky.com and we will come back to you with an update as soon as we can.

My bottle of ORKNEYINGA LEGACY is damaged, can you help?

If upon delivery of your order, the goods are damaged or incorrect, please contact us within 3 working days of receipt by emailing shop@highlandparkwhisky.com . Please provide as much information as possible including your order number and details of any damage including photographs. We will do our best to provide a replacement if available. If a replacement is not available we will refund the full cost of the item only. No compensation will be paid.

NATURAL CASK-DRIVEN COLOUR (NO ADDITIVES)

Glowing gold

Average colour tint 12.4

FLAVOURS

Sweet floral honey | Rich fruitcake | Warm winter spices | Orange zest| Aromatic smoky peat

The price above includes UK duty and VAT (Sales Tax), but does not include shipping.

Once we know the shipping address, we calculate any relevant taxes for your shipping destination at checkout, and give you a final price for delivery to your door. The price displayed above is subject to change based on the relevant taxes for your shipping country.

Your order may be subject to local sales taxes and duties upon arrival in your chosen country, which are levied at the time the package clears customs. All additional charges are the responsibility of the recipient. As customs policies vary widely from country to country, The Highland Park Online Shop has no control over these charges. Please contact your local customs office for further information.

We can ship Highland Park whisky internationally to 27 countries. These are listed below.

Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the Channel Islands.

Shipping costs are based on country and basket contents and can be viewed at the point of purchase within your shopping basket.