With its massive and strong bottle a gourmet would expected a flood of intense smoke, a strong note of peat, and rather dark properties of typical Scottish Whiskies.
Like nearly all products of the brand of Chivas, the Chivas Regal 12 year old blended Whisky however presents itself with the exact opposite facets.
With its aroma, the Chivas Regal 12 year old blended Whisky imparts a fruity sound that is most likely due to apples. Some creamy honey joins as well as a light spice which comes into existence through heather and various other herbs. As a whole the Whisky recalls a rather sweetish scent, one to the thriving nature in spring.
On the tongue creamy honey is discovered, watching like a cloak over the vanilla beans and hazelnuts. Here again the apples swing in giving the Chivas Regal 12 year old a round fruity touch. Some toffee also shows.
In summary, this super smooth Chivas Regal 12 year old blended Whisky presents itself with a full round body, which leaves much freedom of interpretation and convinces with sweet tones. Guaranteed a taste which can surprise beginners as well as experienced Whisky connoisseurs.
Its finish is characterized by the honey and is long-lasting, gentle and velvety. Finally, the connoisseur receives a slight aftertaste of vanilla beans.
The blended Whisky of the brand Chivas usually have quite a long maturation time. With 12 years this Chivas Regal 12 year old blended Whisky is the youngest member of the group. Chivas draws mostly on Speyside Whiskies in its blend creations. This is created from various grains and malts and thus gives a fully rounded flavor.
This award winning Whisky has won many medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Double gold medal in 2015, gold medal in 2005,
Silver medal in 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2016. Bronze medal in 2011.
The Chivas brand was born in a grocery store in the late 1850’s. The Chivas brothers we under pressure from their wealthier customers to offer a good blended Whisky. This brand is now the most well-known in the world.