Planet Whiskies :: Scottish Single Malt Whisky, Scotch, Distilleries, American Bourbon, Japanese, Irish

World-Wide Whisky News by Planet Whiskies | Buy your whisky online

To advertise on Planet Whiskies visit our contact us page

Chivas 18 launch collaboration with Pininfarina - 30th January, 2013

HARMONY OF THE EXCEPTIONAL
CHIVAS 18 AND PININFARINA ANNOUNCE NEW COLLABORATION

Chivas Regal 18 Year Old and Pininfarina have come together for the first time to create a series of limited
editions: Chivas 18 by Pininfarina. The aerodynamic, limited edition design ‘The Drop’ is inspired by air and liquid.

Both Chivas and Pininfarina share a rich heritage in crafting, rewarding and stimulating experiences in luxury.
Pininfarina has been a crusader in Italian design and engineering since 1930, whilst Chivas Regal is the original luxury whisky blend, established in 1909.

There are three expressions of Chivas 18 by Pininfarina, including:

Three expressions of Chivas 18 by Pininfarina - Limited Edition 1 and 2, and Chivas 18 Mascherone by PininfarinaLimited Edition 1
The first expression is based on a streamlined drop, giving a sense of movement that is inherent to ininfarina. A rich blue, metallic outer case, is reminiscent of the Italian company’s iconic metalwork, while the wood veneer represents the oak barrels so crucial in the ageing process of Chivas 18. Available from The Whisky Shop and UK retailers for RRP of £105.

 

Limited Edition 2
The second expression of the partnership takes classic Pininfarina design cues further, featuring a solid wood inlay and aerodynamic lines. Proudly presenting the limited edition bottle, the limited edition also includes two glasses which echo the drop design – an exclusive creation for Chivas 18, designed by Pininfarina. Each unit is individually numbered, to highlight its limited edition status. Available from The Whisky Shop and UK retailers for RRP of £420.

Chivas 18 Mascherone by Pininfarina
Inspired by the mascherone, the original wooden frame that was used to refine new automobile shapes, the Chivas 18 Mascherone by Pininfarina marks the pinnacle of the partnership. Hand assembled in Cambiano by Pininfarina, it features an oak internal structure, clad in aluminium. Mirroring the elegant precision of Pininfarina's celebrated automotive innovations, only five of this collector's piece will be on display globally and individual pieces will be made to order on request. A light at the base of the Mascherone brings this artistic piece to life. Price on application.

All expressions include a specially designed bottle of Chivas 18 with Pininfarina’s design notes on the metalised crest and the Italian company’s logo, proudly emblasoned on the capsule and neck wrap.

Patrick Venning, Marketing Director at Pernod Ricard UK, comments: “The partnership celebrates the synergies between heritage, luxury and style.

Chivas Regal understands design and has a history of working with iconic visionaries in this field. Together with Pininfarina, we have produced a range that reflects the luxury and quality credentials of both partners and
celebrates the beauty of deluxe design. The limited edition range will appeal to those with an appreciation for craftsmanship, history and elegance.”

Chairman of Pininfarina, Paolo Pininfarina said: "Italian style means a sense of proportion, simplicity and harmony of line and we applied this sensibility to the designs we developed for Chivas 18.”

Design Manager of Pininfarina Extra, Paolo Trevisan expanded, "I was fascinated to learn that each drop of Chivas 18 captures 85 flavours: multi sensory complexity, yet delivered with such precision. It's been inspiring, the partnership was a perfect marriage of values and mutual respect.”

Chivas Regal 18 Year Old is a luxurious blend of whiskies, hand-picked for their exceptional richness, including more than 20 of Scotland’s rarest single malts, aged for a minimum of 18 years.

Chivas 18 Year Old by Pininfarina will be available globally from February 2013.

<<To see the history and buy whiskies from Chivas Brothers

<< Back to all the latest whisky news brought to you by Planet Whiskies

Planet Whiskies on Twitter
Planet Whiskies on Facebook
Planet Whiskies on Google Plus
Planet Whiskies on Pinterest

The Macallan Edition No.2 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan Edition No.2 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The Macallan Edition No 2 is the result of a collaboration between Bob Dalgarno, The Macallan's Master Whisky Maker, and the Roca brothers, founder of El Celler de Can Roca, twice voted best restaurant in the world... Read more

NOW AT A SPECIAL PRICE OF £75.90
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Kininvie 23 Years Old Batch No. 3 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyKininvie 23 Years Old Batch No. 3 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The KININVIE DISTILLERY was born in July 1990 in Dufftown by Janet Sheed-Roberts, Granddaughter of William Grant, one of Speysides most important and historical distilling towns... Read more

Kininvie 23 Years Old Batch No. 3 for only £124.70
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Christmas Advent Calendars
(Whisky, Gin, Rum, Irish Whiskey, Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila, Cognac and Douglas Laing)

Premium Whisky Advent Calendar - Red (2017 Edition) 72cl, 47.5%

Subscribe to Planet Whiskies newsletter

* indicates required

Buy from Spirits By Post:: Excellent whisky selection available to buy online today:: Click for more details

Latest Whisky News

See all whisky press releases for 2017

The Glenlivet 1943 Private Collection 70 Year Old Single Malt Whisky: 7th October 2017

One Of The World’s Rarest Whiskies Sells At Auction: 1981 Port Ellen sold for nearly double price estimate: 7th October 2017

50 Years Of A Unique Spirit: Introducing Loch Lomond 50 Year Old: 7th October 2017

A New Era for Luxury Irish Whiskey: Midleton Very Rare Bourbon barrel 1994: 7th October 2017

Christmas Advent Calendars (Whisky, Gin, Rum, Irish Whiskey, Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila, Cognac and Douglas Laing)

Latest Gin News

Ian Macleod Distillers Acquires Edinburgh Gin :: 13th September, 2016

Crafted Upon Four Pillars :: The definitive Modern Australian Gin Debuts in the U.S :: 13th July, 2016

VisitScotland Interactive Whisky Guide

Visit Scotland Interactive Whisky Map

Found out about 105 whisky distilleries in Scotland's five whisky regions in this very exciting interactive whisky guide :: More information

Selection of Scottish Malts Whisky available from Spirits By Post

Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish Very Limited Release Islay Single Malt WhiskyBowmore Mizunara Cask Finish Very Limited Release Islay Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Bowmore

Nose: Spicy, mellow sweetness carried on a fresh ocean breeze.
Palate: Sweet vanilla, cedar wood, exotic mango and honey rose blossom.
Finish: Floral spice and fragrant smoke.
Clicks to read more

Buy Now for £1,450.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Convalmore 32 Year Old 2017 Release Single Malt WhiskyConvalmore 32 Year Old 2017 Release Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Convalmore

Only 3972 individually numbered bottles available worldwide! You can place your order on Spirits by Post and deliveries will start at the end of September 2017. Clicks to read more

Buy Now for £1,180
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Lagavulin 16 Years Old Double Matured Distillers Edition 2017 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyLagavulin 16 Years Old Double Matured Distillers Edition 2017 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Lagavulin

Nose: Rich and fruity, oak spice, raisins, gentle smoke.
Palate: Smoky, dark sugar, bitter chocolate, tart berry sweetness.
Finish: Decedent dark chocolate truffle and cherry, wisps of smoke.
Click to read more

Buy Now for £79.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Brora 34 Year Old 2017 Release Single Malt WhiskyBrora 34 Year Old 2017 Release Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Brora

Only 3,000 individually numbered bottles available worldwide! You can place your order on Spirits by Post and deliveries will start at the end of September 2017. Clicks to read more

Buy Now for £1,425
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Glen Elgin 18 Year Old 2017 Release Single Malt WhiskyGlen Elgin 18 Year Old 2017 Release Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Glen Elgin

Nose: Mild, rich and sweet initially, with vanilla toffee giving way to leafy, green and herbal notes. The sweetness remains and with time, it becomes a fresh-fruity aroma with hints of a fresh fruit salad.
Clicks to read more

Buy Now for £299.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

More details about Spirits By Post can be found on their website at www.spiritsbypost.com

Planet Whiskies on Pinterest

Planet Whiskies on Twitter

Support us Google Plus