Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap
Product of: United Kingdom
The marketing folk at Chivas Regal describe the beautiful Highlands’ Strathisla malt whisky distillery as the “spiritual home” of Chivas. Strathisla and other Pernod-Ricard owned Speyside malts are indeed the main malts on which this blended whisky is based. Read more
Sampled on 02/01/2016
Clear, mid-golden amber.
Heather honey, wild herbs, linseed oil, a wisp of smoke, a hint of pear and a slight whiff of fiberglass resin.
Starts rich and fruity with honeyed apples before developing with a touch of smoky vanilla, Christmas cake, butterscotch, preserved lemon tang, black pepper and spice (hint of clove).
Nutty - walnut and hazelnut, spicy, dry finish.
Initial rich and fruity honeyed pear and apple quickly dries with oak and smoky vanilla before finishing nutty and spicy.