Type: Whiskies
Country: Scotland
Region: Blended
Code: COMP170
The last in the Extinct Blends Quartet Celestial is inspired by a whisky from the 1960’s with both an extravagant flavour profile and an equine theme. The peatiest of the Extinct Blends Quartet (with the help of some 19 YO Ardbeg) it offers a depth of flavour and maturity which has become the series hallmark.

Compass Box

Back in 2000, John Glaser believed there were too many companies making and selling Scotch whisky the same way. An American, transplanted to the UK and working for a large distiller, he wanted to do things differently to bring the joys of Scotch whisky to more people. So, he set up a different kind of Scotch Whisky Company, based on the long-lost model of the Scotch whisky blending house, but with a forward-looking approach and an unrelenting desire to create quality. He originally launched the business from his kitchen, but today, over a decade later, Compass Box has an office and Blending Room in London, its own stocks of maturing whiskies in Scotland, and just over a dozen employees .In a...
Heavyweight peat smoke, that starts on beach bonfire and builds to coastal smokehouse. Behind that is a gingery richness, vanilla and grilled apples. The palate is dry and oak forward, with meaty smokiness flowing into cooked tropical fruits.
Best served neat.

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