Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Scotch Whisky
celebrates Johnnie Walker's unbroken 190 year legacy of blending expertise.
"Gold Label Reserve features some of my favorite whiskies, including casks
of Clynelish single malt Scotch whisky, whose water source flows from the Kildonan
Hills — where gold was discovered in 1868," said Johnnie Walker Master
Blender Jim Beveridge. "It's an exciting blend that offers a distinct new
flavor for current Johnnie Walker fans and an appealing taste for people newer
to Scotch whisky."
The whisky as an aroma of fresh fruits, particularly pineapples, apples and
poached pears, along with a touch of peat. The aroma gives way to a bold,
citrusy flavor profile, with hints of blackberries, malt, star anise and
raisins. The finish is soft and mellow, with a complex texture and satisfying
In 1857, Alexander Walker — Johnnie Walker's eldest son —
inherited the store and began improving its selection of single malt Scotch
whiskies. Alexander had previously apprenticed with a tea merchant in Glasgow
and there, had learned the art of blending tea. Under his stewardship, the
House of Walker began blending whisky and bottling it in an iconic, square
bottle adorned with a slanted label.