Chivas Regal Ultis

Chivas Regal is launching their latest luxury expression, Chivas Regal Ultis, the brand’s first 100% blended malt. The luxury expression is a tribute to five generations of Master Blenders who have spent their life’s work creating the Chivas signature style since 1909.

Chivas Regal Ultis

Chivas Regal Ultis is a blend of five single malts which are the signature malts of the Chivas house style: Strathisla, Longmorn, Tormore, Allt A’Bhainne and Braeval. According to master Blender, Colin Scott, “each malt and each individual blender have added an element of expertise to the whisky, which is unique to the blend”.

Chivas Regal Ultis
L-R: Chris Evans, Rachel MacDonald (Brand Ambassador), Micheal Klim

To launch Chivas Regal Ultis, Hollywood actor Chris Evans (Captain America) visited Australia in his new role as Asia Pacific Ambassador for Chivas Regal. The launch event was also hosted by Australian Chivas Regal Ambassador Michael Klim. Both men are part of Chivas Regal’s latest campaign, Win the Right Way, with the aim of reinforcing the belief that real success is not measured by a man’s wealth alone but by how many lives he has enriched.

Chivas Regal Ultis

At the launch event held at Palmer & Co in Sydney, five tasting stations were set up, each featuring one of the five whiskies from the blend: Tormore for its citrus notes, Longmore for creamy vanilla, Strathisla for stone fruit with malty character,  A’Bhainne for spice and Braeval for floral notes and a delicate finish.

Chivas Regal Ultis

Below are the official tasting notes of Chivas Regal Ultis:

Chivas Regal Ultis Tasting Notes

  • Nose: The aroma presents ripe peach and red apples with accompanying cinnamon, fudge and honey infusions.
  • Taste: Tasting reveals a smooth vanilla texture, brimming with clementine and apricots, before giving way to a background of soft caramel, spicy cloves and ginger.
  • Finish: A bold finish is long with a warm hint of heather, leaving a satisfyingly full experience

Chivas Regal Ultis 700ml is available from November through selected retailers at RRP of $220 AUD and from December at Duty Free retailers in a travellers exclusive 1 litre at $265 RRP.

Originally published on 11 November 2016. Updated on 16 November 2016.

Photo Credit: Anna Kucera, used with permission.


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.