Ballantines_Christmas_Reserve_Bottle_ImageBallantine’s, the world’s No.2 Scotch whisky, has announced the launch of its fourth Christmas Reserve Limited Edition.

The 2013 Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve perfectly captures the spirit of Christmas with every sip. This delicious limited edition contains the ‘fingerprint’ malts of Miltonduff and Glenburgie, blended with the same craft and attention to detail that is synonymous with the quality and perfect balance of a Ballantine’s Scotch whisky.

The soft, sweet and smooth special edition blend has been created from aged casks, hand-selected by Ballantine’s Master Blender, Sandy Hyslop, to create a whisky that naturally exudes the spirit and taste of Christmas.

The malts and grains have been expertly selected for their sweet, fruity flavours, creating a unique blend with seven distinct tasting notes – ginger, moist raisin fruitcake, ripe pears, sweet candy apples, caramel toffee, tangy orange and liquorish root – making Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve the perfect drink to enjoy or gift this Christmas.

Ballantine’s has also developed a signature hot serve this Christmas; the ‘Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve Cinnamon Sleigh’, a deliciously warming drink that combines the classic flavours of Christmas; cinnamon, pears, cranberries, orange and cloves to underline the blend’s fruity depths.

To discover your perfect serve, you can use Ballantine’s bespoke ‘Discover Your Taste of Christmas’ Facebook app, which can be found at app has been developed to allow customers to select their preferred taste sensations and favoured Christmas elements, resulting in a recommendation of the ideal Christmas Reserve serve for them.

The 2013 Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve Limited Edition is available in 15 markets worldwide, including Vietnam, the UK and Global Travel Retail. The price varies according to the market, with an RRP of £30 within the UK.

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