Chivas Regal
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Chivas Regal

18 Ultimate Cask Collection

ABV 48%

Whatever this is, I’d like a bottle. A real star.

Joel Harrison

Specification

Chivas Regal

Brand

18 Ultimate Cask Collection

Expression

Blended

Type

18

Age (Years)

2016

Year of Bottling

48%

ABV

Scotland

Region/Country

Standard (Distillery or blended)

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Joel Harrison

Taster

Nose: Crêpe Suzette, blood orange and strawberry Angel Delight. Sweet and inviting.

Palate: Really well balanced flavours of malty goodness, milk chocolate, some popping candy and toffee. Slightly drying on the sweetness too. Feels well aged.\n

Finish: Yes, the oak on this is excellent, with lovely spices. Great blending.\n

Comment: Whatever this is, I’d like a bottle. A real star.

Score: 9

Chris Goodrum

Taster

Nose: Beautifully deep, gentle and mature with dusty vanilla oak, dried fruit and slightly mentholated herbs. Pretty malty with some developing Armagnac-esque raisin and plum.

Palate: Very classy, opening with dried sherried fruitcake mix and a good dollop of mature oak. A little grainy nip on the middle balances. Very mouth-filling with some rum-like dried fruit appearing. \n

Finish: Long and gently spiced with hints of cardamom, cinnamon and toasted oak. \n

Comment: Now, that’s an example of a fine blended whisky!

Score: 8.9

9
Overall Score

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