Originally Posted by jwise
I find the Macallan 12yr Sherry Finish to be on the boring side, with little in the way of complexity or refinement. Highland Park beats it on every matrix except smoothness, but it is Highland Park's character that I find so appealing.
Only if your idea of "character" is a turpentine-soaked sand-paper finish.
As for complexity, I find new flavor notes with every dram of the MacAllan, and if refinement doesn't include silky smooth, then we have very different notions of that particular criterion as well.
Agree to disagree?