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Johnnie Walker Black Label Tasting notes and reviews

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Johnnie Walker Black Label

Brand
Johnnie Walker
Expression
Black Label
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
Age
12 years old
Abv
40.00%
Website
www.johnniewalker.com
Availability
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Michael Jackson

Nose
Leather armchairs. Sherry. Spices. Mustard.
Palate
At first, sweeter than I remember. Then maltiness and vanilla. Then smoky dryness.
Finish
An eruption of pepper, ginger and allspice.
Comment
Deceptively gentle at first. I have on occasion been completely led astray by what seems to be mildness of this whisky, then taken on a journey of rediscovery. I find new flavours every time.

Dave Broom

Nose
Complex, ripe and fruity nose: peat, nutmeg, vanilla, baked apple and raisin over a peat fire. Water brings out peach, heather and a crisp maltiness.
Palate
Sweet to start, syrup, white pepper, orange blossom honey, peaty bass note. Very ripe and chewy. Moves silkily into every part of the mouth.
Finish
Long rich smoky
Comment
The benchmark. Unconvinced by blends? Try this.
Whisky Magazine Issue 17

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Richard Paterson art of blending - Cadenhead - The Speyside Way.

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