Great King Street Artist's Blend ~ SCOTLAND
82/100 - The Whiskey Judge
SILVER OUTSTANDING - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017
Inspired by 100-year-old recipes, Artist’s Blend is a tribute to the craft and creativity of the great whisky makers of the past. It's a marriage of malt whiskies produced at the Clynelish, Teaninich and Dailuaine distilleries, given a secondary maturation for a minimum of two years in a hight active French oak hybrid barrels.
It is incredibly versatile, drinkable and delicious owing to the marriage of flavourful single malt whiskies and delicate single grain whiskies - a combination that helped to make Scotch whisky one of the world’s most famous drinks.
Nose - Honey, malt, apricot, golden raisins, grainy caramel, Cheerios and a bit of spice and bubblegum.
Palate - Honey, malt, apricot, golden raisins, vanilla, green apples and a bit of spice and caramel.
Finish - Medium. Fruit, wax, malt and honey.
Compass Box is a producer, bottler and marketer of a range of blended Scotch whiskies. The company is headquartered in Chiswick. Compass Box Whisky was founded in 2000 by American entrepreneur John Glaser, a former marketing director at Johnnie Walker.