Johnnie Walker, Blue Label, Ghost & Rare, Port Dundas Edition
Johnnie Walker

Johnnie Walker, Blue Label, Ghost & Rare, Port Dundas Edition


Destination

vintage


portfolio

Portfolio
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NAS

70cl

DP

£275.00



Johnnie Walker, Blue Label, Ghost & Rare, Port Dundas Edition, NAS

NAS

Justerini & Brooks Tasting note

Johnnie Walker, Blue Label, Ghost & Rare, Port Dundas Edition, NAS

The fifth and most recent release in the Ghost & Rare limited edition range and is the inaugural blend to be masterminded by Dr Emma Walker, the first female Master Blender in Johnnie Walker history. This expression showcases the exquisitely creamy, vanilla rich smoothness that was so synonymous with the whisky produced by this closed distillery.

ABV:
43.8%

specifications

country:
Scotland

region:
Whisky

Subregion:

Distillery:
Johnnie Walker


Johnnie Walker

Johnnie Walker

Known amongst blended whisky lovers as one of the top premium Scotch blends, Johnnie Walker is a brand which needs little introduction. The company started out life in the 19th century, when John “Johnnie” Walker began selling whisky from his grocery shop in Ayrshire, Scotland. His blends were very popular at the time, but it wasn’t until his death in 1857, when the company was inherited by Alexander Walker, that the brand really took off. Alexander, with his son Alexander Walker II, firmly established the business and began marketing Walker’s Old Highland - a blended Scotch whisky - in 1865. Five years later, their whisky was sold in the distinctive rectangular bottles for the first time. Over the course of the early 1900s, John Walker’s grandsons, Alexander Walker II and George Walker, established the colour-based naming system. It was in 1908 that the Johnnie Walker name was first put on bottles, after the Managing Director, James Stevenson, rebranded the range. It was around this time that the iconic walking man logo was conceived. The brand’s most illustrious blend is, of course, the Blue Label. Made with a variety of extremely well-aged malts, the overriding flavour is one of toffee and barley, with hints of peat smoke adding lovely complexity.

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