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Chinese New Year celebrations have always been festive, as some of its usual traditions include watching lion and dragon dances, setting off fireworks, and of course, a reunion of family members while enjoying a sumptuous meal. One way to make these celebrations even more festive is by having a glass of a quality drink.
And since Chinese New Year is an occasion unlike any other, there are plenty of premium drinks that you can enjoy as you welcome the start of the traditional Chinese calendar and embrace the Year of the Tiger. Here are some limited edition items from Boozy’s wide selection of drinks that you can enjoy as you celebrate Chinese New Year:
1. Johnnie Walker Blue Chinese New Year Tiger 750ml - P17,999 NOW P16,559
Tigers are seen as a symbol of great confidence, bravery, progress, and prosperity, all of which are reflected in the design of the limited-edition Johnnie Walker Blue Chinese New Year Tiger. With flavors and notes of hazelnuts, dark chocolate, ginger, honey, vanilla, orange, and oak, the Johnnie Walker Blue Label is an exquisite blend made from some of Scotland’s rarest and most exceptional whiskies. It’s an extraordinary drink that’s fitting for an extraordinary occasion like celebrating Chinese New Year.
2. Hennessy VSOP Chinese New Year 2022 Deluxe Edition - P3,749 NOW P3,449
With artwork that is inspired by artist Zhang Enli’s “Poetry and Wine Welcome the Tiger,” the Hennessy VSOP Chinese New Year 2022 Deluxe Edition offers a beautifully designed box and bottle as well as a premium drink. With a golden amber color, caramel aromas, a touch of orange on the palate, and a smooth, warm finish, this collector’s edition of the Hennessy VSOP is an unforgettable cognac that is perfect to ring in the Chinese New Year with your family and friends.
3. Tamnavulin Double Cask Chinese New Year Limited Edition - P1,999 NOW P1,839
Another quality drink with a limited edition release to celebrate Chinese New Year is the Tamnavulin Double Cask, which is a product of a meticulous process that ensures a rich, smooth, mellow, and refreshing drink. The oak barrels from which this blend is made are hand-selected from North America, while the Sherry casks are from Spain to make sure that they are complementary and will enhance the Tamnavulin. The result is a drink that has rich, warm aromas of apple, toffee, and honey with sweet marzipan and a fresh, mellow palate with pear, peach, and pineapple flavors that is ideal to pair with your Chinese New Year celebrations.
4. Tamnavulin Sherry Cask Chinese New Year Limited Edition - P2,199 NOW P2,023
Just like the Tamnavulin Double Cask, the Tamnavulin Sherry Cask Chinese New Year Limited Edition is also a drink that is the product of being matured in the American white oak barrels. The result is a classic Speyside Valley malt with aromas of vanilla, caramel, banana, and milk chocolate while having warm, sweet flavors of maple syrup and orange and a rich, smooth finish. With this blend also being a rare, limited-edition drink, a glass of the Tamnavulin Sherry Cask is a good match for Chinese New Year celebrations.
5. Jura 12yo Sherry Cask Chinese New Year Limited Edition - P2,499 NOW P2,299
Whether you’re celebrating Chinese New Year with friends or family, the Jura 12yo Sherry Cask is meant for sharing. This rich, sweet, and smooth single malt whisky is a classic Jura finished in the finest, aged Oloroso sherry cases from Spain, creating a rich, fruity, and vibrant drink. With aromas of honey, vanilla, toffee, chocolate, and almost and notes of ripe plums, sherry-baked raisins, fig, and mango, it is a lively single malt that comes in a limited edition design that should complement your Chinese New Year celebrations.
6. Johnnie Walker Icons 2.0:
Johnnie Walker Black Label 1L ICON 2.0 - P1,199 NOW P1,103
Aside from the Johnnie Walker Blue Label, the brand has also given some of its most celebrated Scotch Whiskies a new, limited edition design while retaining the same classic blends. The Johnnie Walker Black Label Icon may sport a different look, but it retains the rich, complex, and balance drink that has flavors of dark fruits, sweet vanilla, and its signature smokiness that will make it ideal for any celebration.
Johnnie Walker Red Label 1L ICON 2.0 - P788 NOW P724
Another classic drink in the Johnnie Walker Red Label now has a bold, new look on the outside, but promises the same timeless blend on the inside. Even with its new design, the Johnnie Walker Red Label Icon is bursting with vibrant, smoky flavors followed by a mellow bed of vanilla, a fresh zestiness, and a long, lingering, smoky finish, making it another tempting option for your Chinese New Year celebrations.
Johnnie Walker Gold Label 1L ICON 2.0 - P2,499 NOW P2,299
Completing the Johnnie Walker Icons limited edition series is the Johnnie Walker Gold Label, another classic whiskey that you can choose to be a part of your Chinese New Year celebrations. With hints of maple syrup, spice, and creamy vanilla, as well as smokiness, the Johnnie Walker Gold Label Icon is a premium blend that can be enjoyed in different ways, whether with water or with your favorite mixer as you celebrate the start of the Lunar Year.
Introducing a limited edition Chinese New Year celebratory pack containing one bottle of Old Pulteney 12 Years Old and two branded glasses to enjoy your dram in. Perfect to share with a loved one or a peer then leave it on the table, and it will show you why it is one of the 12 year old bottles you need to be watching out for!
8. Remy Martin Festive Deals:
Remy Martin Club 700ml P5,199 NOW P3,899
Rémy Martin CLUB reveals intense and complex aromas thanks to a selection of very old Fine Champagne eaux-de-vie aged for up to 20 years. Best served on the rocks, optimal amount of ice cubes is at 2 to 3.
Remy Martin VSOP 700ml P2,949 NOW P2,713
Rémy Martin VSOP embodies the perfect harmony of powerful and elegant aromas. It is the symbol of the Cellar Master’s art of blending. Rémy Martin VSOP is extremely versatile, so you may enjoy it neat, on the rocks,or in cocktails. Best made with ginger ale.
Remy Martin XO 700ml P9,999 NOW P9,199
Rémy Martin XO is composed of eaux-de-vie coming exclusively from the highest-quality vineyards of Cognac, the Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne. Such eaux-de-vie offer an exceptional aging potential and are known as Cognac Fine Champagne.
To enjoy the opulence of the blend, XO can be served straight, at room temperature or on the rocks.
Whether it’s a classic blend with a new look or one with an artwork that’s inspired by an artist, there are many quality drinks that you can enjoy for Chinese New Year. Even though the appearance and packaging of these drinks may have changed a bit, they still contain the same exquisite drinks inside, which you can enjoy with your friends and family as you welcome Chinese New Year.