Chivas Regal 18 yo - August 2019
3 - Chivers Regal 18 yo
ABV: 40% ABV
James & John Chivas
Before they started blending and selling Scotch, the Chivas brothers had a grocery in Aberdeen, Scotland. The shop opened in 1801, and they didn’t start producing whisky for almost 50 years. They sold rum, brandy, whisky, and foodstuffs to the masses.. 1843 – Royal warrant to Queen Victoria – served at Balmoral Castle
Strathisla in Speyside - The Heart & Soul of each and every Chivas Regal blend.
Originally established in 1786, Strathisla is the oldest working distillery in the Scottish Highlands and arguably the most beautiful.
Owned by Pernod Ricard since 2000
Multi-award winning blend
Chivas 18 year old is a uniquely rich and multi-layered blend that includes over twenty of Scotland's rarest single malt Scotch whiskies – youngest is 18 Years. 85 flavour notes from the Master Distiller in every drop.
Chivas Regal created the concept of a luxury Scotch Whisky when they launched a 25 Year Old in 1909. It was an exceptional blend and was shipped to New York where it was enthusiastically received amongst the social elite of Manhattan. The fame of Chivas Regal soon spread across North America and across the rest of the world.
Frank Sinatra’s favourite whisky – always backstage.
Nose: Sweet orange marmalade & dark chocolate, with a touch of liquorice; dried fruit & buttery toffee
Palate: vanilla & poached dessert pears
Finish: velvety, extremely long with a sweet finish