GREAT KING STREET Artist's Blend 43%
Blended Whisky, Scotland, 70cl, Ref: 86
Almost a decade after the launch of his first Blended Scotch Asyla, John Glaser brings us the Artist’s Blend, the first expression of a new range christened with the name of the street where the Compass Box head office lies: Great King Street. Artist’s B
Artist’s Blend draws on an expertly dosed combination of malt and grain whiskies determined by John Glaser. The malt/grain ration, around 50/50, shows the extent to which John prioritises malt in the final recipe. For the choice of single malts, the North
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AwardsVoted Malt Advocat Blended/Blended Malt Whisky of the Year 2012
- Appearance : Pale yellow.
- Nose : Precise, nuanced. On the one hand, single grains packed full of notes of vanilla, pecan nuts and coconut. And on the other, the single malts with their liquoricey, almost earthy richness. In its final flourish, exotic fruits (guava, persimmon) and yellow
- Palate : Both vigorous and unctuous. Single grains and single malts intertwine in perfect harmony. So much so that it is almost impossible to distinguish them. Held taut by a superb malted bitterness, it evolves with spices (clove) and a gourmand note of oven-bake
- Overall : Long, more salty than sweet, it is also oily (green olive). Vanilla is present in all its forms: “bourbonesque”, ice cream, cream, vanilla pod. Lingers with menthol, liquorice and ripe fruits (Louise Bonne pear).
- The brand
Compass Box is unique in the world of whisky. Founded just over ten years ago, it is a small independent company specialising in the blending of whiskies bought from the main whisky producers. Compass Box has made this its speciality, becoming the master in its fields of blended malts, blended grains and blended whisky, with each category represented in its portfolio. It is also a company with a genuine philosophy, elevating blending to a worthy, noble task, distancing itself from its industrial image and reasserting the value of its craft as a ‘whiskymaker’.
- Delivery and payment
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