A special-edition Johnnie Walker blend has been produced for travelers and released to duty-free stores across the globe. Priced at £26.50, the Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch Sherry Cask Finish is a dark scotch with hints of vanilla, raisin and dark chocolate.

Aged 12 years, the spirit is made up of a blend of whiskies from several distilleries that include Blair Athol, Cardhu and Strathmill. The Johnnie Walker Blenders' Batch is a distinct series of whiskies that experiment with characteristic blends and flavours that challenge whisky-making traditions.

This latest release took its motivation from thewell-known Johnnie Walker Black Label that has been produced through sherry cask maturation for over 100 years. Whisky makers, keen on exploring the fruity notes that come with the sherry cask maturation process, experimented with blends that resulted in the rich and sweet Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch Sherry Cask Finish.

The Johnnie Walker Blenders' Batch of whiskies are the result of adventurous experiments that push the boundaries in flavour. The rich and fruity flavors produced by the sherry cask maturation process are what have inspired this latest release. An extraordinarily sweet and rich whisky, this newest addition is the ideal introduction to those who are new to Scotch whisky as well as those who are seasoned whisky drinkers.

A brand that conjures up an image of genuine artistry and innovation, Johnnie Walker is a label that travellers and shoppers look to for its sense of craftsmanship. This batch of whiskies is the first that is exclusively for travelers and the perfect buy for those looking to gift shop in the New Year. This new release will offer shoppers a glimpse into the flavor explosion from one of the world’s most iconic whisky brands.

Whisky News source date: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018