Blenders' Batch Red Rye Finish is the result of a team of experts in blending from Johnnie Walker who came together and conducted dozens of experiments on 203 malt and grain Scottish whiskey samples.
There are 4 carefully selected whiskeys in the blend of Red Rye Finish. One of these whiskeys is from Speyside, Scotland, known for its fruitiness, which is also found in other Johnnie Walker expressions. cardhu. The blend also includes grain whiskey from the Port Dundas distillery. The identity of the remaining 2 whiskeys is confidential.
Considering that there are usually 15-40 whiskeys in the formula of blended whiskeys, the fact that there are only 4 whiskeys in the blend of Red Rye Finish makes this expression different from other blends.
Blenders' Batch Red Rye Finish is kept in rye whiskey barrels for an additional 6 months after maturing in the first filling bourbon barrels.
Johnnie Walker Blenders' Batch Red Rye Finish (Scottish Blend, 40% abv)
Nose: With the first sniff, I thought of Bulleit that I drank the previous day, very similar notes. The vanilla and honey notes that we are used to in bourbons are quite pronounced. The fruity character of Cardhu in its blend is felt very clearly. Apricots, grains and oak growing as they wait. It is not known how possible this is in a whiskey, but I would like to say that I also smell the yellow tube UHU, which we used frequently in primary school, in Blenders' Batch…
Palate: A palate very similar to the nose. Honey and spice predominate. Very light creamy. Maple syrup and cinnamon.
Finish: The fruity notes starting on the nose are still effective. A short and sweet ending.
Comment: Johnnie Walker Blenders' Batch Red Rye Finish is a blend that can satisfy Speyside Scots and Bourbon lovers. I can say that it is very successful in terms of price / performance.
Johnnie Walker Blenders' Batch Red Rye Finish can be thought of as Johnnie Walker's reaction to the experimental whiskey trend that we have been seeing frequently in recent years. According to some sources, Johnnie Walker will continue these experimental expressions in the coming days. We eagerly await.
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