L’Art de la Degustation


Ballantine’s 12 Year Old Whisky

'The Sinking of the Eira' by B. Leigh Smith, 1882

L’Art de la Degustation (The Art of Tasting) reinvents the ritual of drinking whisky with a design inspired by the concept of equilibrium and the traditional process of distilling whisky using an alembic.

The glass is designed to create a more engaging experience while drinking whisky. The hole inside the glass encourages the user to circulate and observe the whisky while creating a surprising element of risk and play. The hole also allows more air to come through into the glass, thus producing a softer aroma. The whisky always rests in a per