The Whisky Exchange
Aged: No age statement
Product of: Spain
Launched summer 2012, we classify Ysabel Regina (‘Y.R.’ for short) as a Spanish brandy. Its is made from a blend of Gran Solera Reserva Spanish brandy produced by Ximenez Spinola with a small proportion of VSOP cognac and is aged in casks which previously held Pedro Ximénez sherry.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 30/07/2016
Clear, mid-golden amber.
White chocolate, fruit cake and banana cake with burnt sugar, sauternes, butter and nutmeg. Very faint gentle smokiness.
Slightly sweet but countered by aggressive spirit. Apricot marmalade, boiled sweets/hard candy, bitter burnt toffee rum-like notes, burnt raisins, candied orange and warming spice.
Jamaican estery rum-like notes, burnt toffee, apricot marmalade, zesty orange, black pepper and cinnamon spice. Finishes with Pedro Ximénez.
Sweet and fruity with pronounced spirity spice. Honey sweet, burnt toffee, apricot marmalade, zesty orange, black pepper and cinnamon spice.