30% - , 100cl
A sweet opening with honey, pears, ripe apples. Following on are exotic spices of sandalwood, vanilla and a hint of cloves, balanced by citrus orange and lemon rinds. Impressive maturity develops around ripe banana, and a subtle nuttiness.
Sweet clementine, orange, nutmeg, almonds, vanilla and homemade raspberry jam appear in a complex arrival, flowing into stewed apples, honey and a tantalising aromatic oak character.
Spices and a sensation of incense perfectly balanced with delicate fruitiness. An appetizing dryness provides complexity into the long finish.
A new Travel Exclusive from the Giants of Chivas Regal. This time a 18yo Japanese oak Finish in first fill mizunara oak cask. This is the standard 18yo finished in this “water oak” (as the translation for mizunara says) casks. Bottled at 48%abv, it has a orange amber color.
The Chivas 18 Year Old Wine Cask Series has been exclusively finished in the finest Grand Cru Margaux region wine casks revealing a new marriage of taste. This first edition of the new Chivas 18 Wine Cask Series, a series of Ultra Premium travel retail exclusive blends magnifying the tasty flavours of Chivas 18 YO with the finest wine casks finishes. It is the first time Chivas is collaborating with internationally acclaimed wine appellations.
Selectively finished in the finest Grand Cru Margaux casks which magnifies the 85 flavours of Chivas 18YO and brings a unique taste with fruity flavours including notes of raspberry, soft apricots and red toffee apples with a dusting of cinnamon and gently toasted oak .
About the Blend
Grand Cru Margaux possesses unique characteristics given by the soils where it is produced such as its freshness, complexity, density, fineness and elegance.
The Grand Cru Margaux casks finish magnifies the tantalising rich fruit character and enticing sweetness of our original Chivas Regal 18 Year Old Scotch Whisky in a unique marriage between Scottish complexity and French elegance.