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Johnnie Walker Gold Label The Centenary Blend 18 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky (700ml)

Kilmarnock, SCOTLAND
$150. 00 Bottle
$1800.00 Dozen
ABV: 40%

Collector's note: Older bottlings may have scuffing, cellar bloom, scratches or dents to the packaging. We endeavour to describe the condition of the item in the product description text. Minor markings are inevitable with old bottlings, so we request collector's have reasonable expectations in this regard. Not every imperfection can be noted. Refer to the product images or contact us if you have any concerns about the condition of an item on 1800 069 295.

Additional note: Box has some minor blemishes.

Two variants of Johnnie Walker 'Gold Label' now co-exist under the 'Reserve' and 'Centenary Blend'  labels, with the latter now discontinued, and a rarity on the market. Like other products in the Johnnie Walker range, a degree of confusion surrounds their exact contents.

We can tell you that the Centenary blend is a limited release to commemorate the first 100 years of Johnnie Walker. It’s a blend of fifteen different whiskies including Clynelish and Cardhu, aged for a minimum of 18 years.  This particular packaging is probably the second generation version from this series.

Tasting notes: Bright gold colour. Gentle, sensual aromatics at first yield pristinely clean, buttery grains, then dried grass and dried coconut notes seamlessly lead into more fruity scents. Delicate pear and ripe apple notes emerge, with a sublime smokiness that wafts throughout adding overall depth. A very sexy sniff that pretty much clocks the Scotch Whisky aroma wheel. The palate delivers a powerful, sweet, spicy, gently smoky malt burst with pear and dried apricot emerging on the back palate. Excellent length. Impeccable balance. Long, drying peppermint / honeycomb aftertaste. A fabulous blend packing as much character and power as many a Single malt. 40% Alc./Vol.