John and Robert Harvey started the business in 1770 and it was on Christmas Day in 1787 that John Harvey (acting in his capacity as chairman of the company) personally selected the whisky to be used only by family, John Harvey called this exclusive and secret family whisky Spey "Chairman's Choice". The quantity he chose was very limited and was soon all consumed by the following June, however he deemed that everyone must wait until the next Christmas day for the following Spey Chairmans Choice. Thus commenced an annual Christmas day family tradition which is continued to this very day. The whisky is usually an average age of 17 years old.
|Distillery: Refreshing flower and fruit fragrance, hint of vanilla.|
|Distillery: Unique fresh fruit with a soft, nutty flavour and a creamy finish.|
|Distillery: Mellow cinnamon, sweet oak, gentle and rounded.|