Chivas Brothers Unveils The Vault: An Exclusive Whisky Tasting Experience

The renowned Scotch whisky producer, Chivas Brothers, has unveiled a bespoke tasting experience called The Vault, hosted at its iconic Strathisla distillery in Scotland. This exclusive experience offers whisky enthusiasts with an immersive journey into the rich heritage and craftsmanship behind some of the world’s most prestigious whisky brands, including Chivas Regal, Ballantine’s, Royal Salute, and The Glenlivet. For the first time, fourteen precious casks have been unveiled, offering a singular chance to own a piece of Scotch heritage.

Step inside the Vault, visitors will embark on a truly a one-of-a-kind tasting experience which promises to elevate any Speyside visit. The experience commences with an exclusive tour of Strathisla Distillery, the oldest operational whisky distillery in the region, established in 1786, followed by an insightful journey through Chivas Brothers’ rich legacy guided by their knowledgeable Archivist.

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The multisensory journey, guided by Chivas Brothers’ team of experts, will continue in The Vault’s impressive whisky library. A bespoke selection will be drawn from 240 exclusive samples, including distillates, high-aged whiskies and one-off rarities, to lead guests through a fully personalised tasting, before entering the chambers of The Vault itself to enjoy a final dram.

Within The Vault’s confines lie fourteen exceptional casks, each a rare gem none of which have been available for purchase before, hand-selected by Chivas Brothers’ esteemed craftsmen – Blending Expert Sandy Hyslop and Cask Expert Kevin Balmforth. Drawing from a combined six decades of experience and unwavering passion, this dynamic duo meticulously scoured the vast reserves of Chivas Brothers, assessing each cask with a discerning eye and palate.

The lineup includes iconic Speyside single malt, The Glenlivet, to the last remaining whiskies from the now-closed Caperdonich distillery, to the master of exceptional blended Scotch Royal Salute and the newly reintroduced Longmorn single malt, each cask has been chosen for its unparalleled character.

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Whisky aficionados seeking to acquire an exclusive cask will be guided by Chivas Brothers’ seasoned experts through a meticulously curated series of tastings, tailored to their distinct palate preferences. before discovering their perfect cask match to purchase. The elevated experience offers whisky collectors an opportunity to not only own a piece of a Scotch whisky history but also to invest in time, as once a cask is sold it can be safeguarded within The Vault for a further four years of maturation before bottling.

Jacques-Henri Brive, Head of Luxury Development at Chivas Brothers commented “The Vault is a unique place where we invite whisky aficionados to discover our exceptional cask programme through a tasting experience like no other. Every journey into The Vault is entirely bespoke, paired with the potential to own one of Chivas Brothers’ most desired whiskies and maturing it in the optimal conditions for up to four more years – which makes this offering a very special one.”

Whether visiting Speyside to discover the incredible world of Scotch, or seeking to acquire an utterly unique cask, The Vault stands as a destination that promises to satisfy even the most discerning of palates. To discover more about the exclusive collection and book a personalised experience, which starts at £1,200 per guest. Those in pursuit of the quintessential countryside escape can extend their experience by residing at Chivas Brothers’ newly reopened private guest house, Linn House, where luxury and tranquillity meet.