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Chivas Regal 18 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Chivas Regal 18 Years Old

Chivas Regal
18 Years Old
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
18 years old
Produced at
Chivas Brothers (London)
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Dave Broom

Rich gold. Picks up the clean freshness seen in the 12yo, but adds a thick, caramelised fruitiness. Baked apple, golden syrup, sweet dried fruits, vanilla pod, sweet orange.
Fleshy and soft. Lots of thick millionaire shortbread. The toasted element is retained but this has richness and subtle depth. Masses of scented fruits. Opens beautifully.
Nutmeg, dried flowers and nuts.
Has richness, but is always also being pulled up adding a top layer of fragrance. Loses the impact with water, so I'd have it neat or with one rock.

Rob Allanson

A clear progression from the 12yo, where maturity deepens the elements. Malty notes and citrus burst through. Chocolate orange.
Gentle and subtle. The flavours grow slowly revealing more citrus, oranges and lemons, and then the oak grips.
Complex and oaky.
One of the big hitters in this age bracket, lives up to its reputation.
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