The complex formula is created by blending more than 100 different batches of malt and grain whiskies. After blending, the whisky is filled into used barrels and matured for another few months. This “marriage” process harmonizes all components in the formula, resulting in a mellow taste.
The iconic square bottle reflects its concept “a small block of whisky” and embodies the intense and rich flavors of the whisky inside. Long after its launch, this bottle is still timeless and recognized for its ultimate simplicity.
A slightly oily arrival that is quite impactful at 51.4%. Fruit first – oranges, tangerines, apples and peaches – a mixture of fresh and tinned – alongside some zesty citrus. These are, quickly followed by a development which moves into intensely spiced wood (pepper) – again, there’s slight varnish here. Throughout the palate, pronounced earthiness and milk chocolate. Reduced, the effect is similar to the nose – removal of vanish and the introduction of coffee beans, creamy milk and biscuits.