Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky (1000ml) - Pre 1999 bottling

Kilmarnock, SCOTLAND
$199. 00 Bottle
$2388.00 Dozen
ABV: 43%
A big and quite rare format of the JW classic from earlier times, bottled at 43% (current material is 40%. The man is also walking in the opposite direction on the label compared to the new packaging). We've included the review from the late Michael Jackson, which might be more indicative of what's inside than recent reviews of the 12. One bottle only to sell. Note: minor markings and ware to the carton, otherwise excellent condition.

Up to 40 malts and grain whiskies make up the Johnnie Walker Black Label blend. Island and Islay malts deliver spice, richness and lingering peat. Speyside malts make an important contribution to the depth of taste, bringing smoky malt, fruitiness, apple freshness and a rich sherry character to the blend. At the heart of Black Label lies 12 year old Cardhu.

Other reviews… Nose: Rich. Maple syrup, spices and mustard. Can a whisky have a hint of acidity on the nose? Yes, but rahter the acidity of a Lenny Bruce rather than of vinegar. Palate: Marijuana. Big interplay of smoky dryness, spicy heat and sweetly malty, creamy vanilla. Finish: Rounded with raisiny sherry. At length, mellow. Comment: Is Black Label a great whisky? Was Dizzy Gillespie a great musician? 90 points -Michael Jackson, www.whiskymag.com