Compass Box Great King Street Artist's Blend Blended Scotch Whisky (500ml)

Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
$74. 99 Bottle
$899.88 Dozen
ABV: 43%

This is Compass Box's effort to re invigorate the prestige of blends in the hearts of whisky drinkers. Recent editions have drawn high praise including been voted "World's Best Blend of the Year" by Whisky Magazine.

For those interested in numbers and proportions, the Artist's Blend is composed on the following criteria: Lowland Grain Whisky (fruity/perfumed) 46%, Northern Highland Single Malt (malty/fruity) 28%, Northern Highland Single Malt (grassy/perfumed) 17%, Speyside Single Malt (meaty) 9%. Maturation took place in: First Fill American Oak Barrel (vanilla) 66%, New French Oak Finish {New-Headed Barrel} 26% (Grilled Marshmallow, toastiness, roasted coffee) and a First Fill Sherry Butt (wine, dried fruits) 8%.

Other reviews... After a series of esoteric and expensive releases, Compass Box has decided to bring it all back to the people with a blend and how! The journey sets out as we might expect; all sweet vanilla ice cream, stewed pear tart, and peach melba, but then a wave of spice and white pepper provides an unexpected but delightful twist. It's like Spice Tree meets Hedonism Spiconism if you like. 91 points
www.maltadvocate.com (Vol. 21, #4) Reviewed by: Dominic Roskrow size>