(P) Paul John Bold
Bold was a 2015 addition to the core range. Following their Edited release, Bold is a fully peated single malt from Paul Distilleries (they're aptly named expressions). Peat is brought over to Goa from Islay for Bold, where it is used to dry their 6-row Indian barley.TASTING NOTES Nose- After the slightest whiff of smoke, a dizzying array of Manuka honey, prickly spice and bourboneque red liquorice takes over. Palate- This melt-in-the-mouth malt has the most profound flavours crashing in like waves. Finish- Peaty, peppered oak.
(P) Paul John Nirvana
PAUL JOHN Nirvana is an unpeated expression, created from Indian six-row barley and matured in charred American oak casks.TASTING NOTES Colour- Deep copper. Nose- An attractive honeycombed bourbon with luscious fruitcake, with a light whiff of enticing caramel pudding. Taste- A delightful soft honey with a slight salt-edged barley; an excellent mouthfeel with honeycomb sweetness. Finish- Immensely long, and richly flavoured with dissolving honey, barley, and succulent vanilla.
(P) Togouchi Japanese Blended Whisky 8 Years Old
Togouchi 8 Years is a limited release whisky that has been aged and stored for a minimum of 8 years in sherry oak casks, and is a blend of Scottish malts with Canadian grain.TASTING NOTES Nose- Citrus, peaty, fresh grass, banana, pears, nuts. Taste- Crisp, clean, honey notes, almonds, cocao nibs, buttered popcorn. Finish- Medium. Oak, vanilla finish.
(P) Togouchi Japanese Whisky
Although blended in Japan, Togouchui Premium Whisky is a blend of Scottish malt and Canadian grain. Aged in the town of Togouchi in a tunnel that was originally built for a railway but never used - intriguing!TASTING NOTES Nose- It has a youthful aroma, but a slight peaty aroma can be noticed followed by sweet honey, nuts and corn flakes. Palate- It’s has a light and mild taste. A sweet aroma that reminds you of grains and honey gives you a mellow feeling. Finish- The slightly peaty aroma dominates the aftertaste.
(P) Togouchi Japanese Whisky 15 Years Old
The 15-year-old version of Togouchi's blended whisky. A combination of whiskies from Canada and Scotland, which are blended together and aged in a Japanese railway tunnel. Nutty, chocolatey and spicy.TASTING NOTES
Nose- Soft pastry dusted with cinnamon, pear and hints of dried earth.
Palate- Nutty malt complemented by milk chocolate, joined by a helping of caraway.
Finish- Peppercorn, vanilla and a lingering peatiness.
Akashi Red Oak
Akashi Red Blended Malt & Grain is a blended whisky reserved in Japanese Shochu cask (American Oak) for 3 years, aged in ex-bourbon casks before finishing in ex-sherry casks for 2 years. Akashi Red Oak Blended Whisky TASTING NOTES Nose- Herbs and pine. Hints of white grape, lemon, yellow apple and angelica fruits. Dry oak, with lavender and floral undertones Palate- Rich malt with vanilla and grapes. Pine, oak and floral notes accompany a slightly bitter citrus peel Finish- Oak and warming wood spices with a touch of vanilla
Akashi White Oak Blended Whisky
A Japanese blended whisky that has been the subject of some controversy. The bottling for the home market in Japan is made with malt whisky and molasses spirit, which would not be classed as 'whisky' in the EU. This export version, however, is made from malt and grain whiskies.TASTING NOTES Nose- Amber gold Palate- Toffee, Vanilla, Cinnamon Finish- Caramel, Tobacco, Chocolate, Balanced and creamy
The world’s first blended Scotch whisky selectively finished* in Japanese Mizunara oak casks. Chivas Mizunara is a perfect marriage of Scottish craft with Japanese tradition, creating a truly worldly blend. A wonderfully indulgent whisky with a touch of spice.TASTING NOTES NOSE: Rich and fruity, presenting aromas of pear and orange. PALATE: Smooth and rich with honey richness and a trace of hazelnut. FINISH: Distinctive and spicy.
Chivas Regal 12 Years Old
Chivas 12 is a classic for a reason. Made up of the finest malt and grain Scotch whiskies, this 12-year-old blended Scotch whisky is our signature blend – and never fails to deliver. Because success is a blend, in life and in Scotch.TASTING NOTES
NOSE: An aromatic infusion of wild herbs, heather, honey and orchard fruits.
PALATE: Round and creamy with a rich taste of honey and ripe pears alongside vanilla, hazelnut and butterscotch notes.
FINISH: Rich and lingering.
Chivas Regal 18 Years Old
Holding coveted titles such as ‘Best Blended Scotch Whisky’ from the International Wine and Spirits Competition in 2014, Chivas 18 impresses with every sip. This 18-year-old Scotch whisky develops intense flavours within only the finest casks, resulting in a refined whisky with a never-ending flavour experience.TASTING NOTES
PALATE: A velvety, dark chocolate palate yields to elegant floral notes and a wisp of sweet, mellow smokiness. NOSE: Rich, indulgent and multi-layered aromas with hints of dried fruits, buttery toffee and dark chocolate.
FINISH: Extremely warm, long finish.
Chivas Regal Extra
Chivas Extra is born from painstaking craft. Our carefully selected first-fill Oloroso sherry casks magnify the richness and intensity of flavour, imbuing it with a deep amber colour. This extra special whisky is best served with a little extra company. Because blended is better, in life and in Scotch.TASTING NOTES
Nose: Fruity sweet with notes of ripe pears and melon, creamy toffee, milk chocolate, cinnamon and a hint of ginger.
Palate: Sweet ripe pears in syrup, vanilla caramel, cinnamon sweets and almonds in the background.
Finish: Incredibly rich, smooth with a long and fulfilling finish.
Chivas Regal XV Gold 15 Years Old FOC Power Bank
Raise a dram with Chivas XV. This 15-year-old whisky is selectively finished* in cognac casks for a truly luxurious blended Scotch whisky. Get ready to elevate your night. Because success is a blend, in life and in Scotch.TASTING NOTES
NOSE: Rich and sweet with concentrated notes of stewed red apples, homemade orange marmalade, honey, cinnamon and juicy sultanas.
PALATE: Incredibly smooth and fruity. Flavours of poached pears intermingled with butterscotch and caramel toffees, all rolled up in a wonderful velvety texture.
FINISH: Rounded with a touch of vanilla on the finish.