| The Blue Ribbon Gift Basket (Johnnie Walker Blue label) |
The Blue Ribbon Gift basket is a great gift for lovers of fine Scotch. In addition to a bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, this gift basket includes a selection of gourmet treats, and is beautifully presented in a hand-made basket.
WineGlobe’s experienced gift specialists custom build each and every one of these baskets from scratch. Every spirit we use in these baskets delivers excellent quality for the price. You can be assured that your recipient will be delighted with our fine spirits, gourmet food, and exquisite presentation.
This Basket Contains:
1 Bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch Whisky
shelf stable caviar
stain less steel hip flask
Complimentary Customized Gift Card and Message
About Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch Whisky
Johnnie Walker Blue Label 'A blend of our very rarest whiskies', is the most acclaimed and exclusive Scotch Whisky in the world.
Aromas: Rich vanilla, with smokiness of peat, sweet wood, spicy notes. Body: Luxuriously dense, rich and smooth. Palette, Nutty, creamy, citrus, a hint of pepper.
Finish: Long and deep, a rare complexity.
Enjoy it: Neat or on the rocks.
Back in 1820, when Johnnie Walker first established his business at Kilmarnock in the west of Scotland, malt whiskies and grain whiskies were bottled singly, and a market for them barely existed outside Scotland. All this was to change. During the remainder of the century Scotch Whisky achieved international fame. The foundation of this revolution lay in the art of whisky blending which John Walker pioneered.
Single whiskies, like wine, can vary from one year to the next, and John's aim in blending was to create a consistent flavour and a quality that could be relied on time and time again. However as his experiments reached fruition, he discovered that through blending he could achieve a depth of flavour unattainable in a single malt.
Foremost among the whiskies most favoured by John were the malts shipped from the Isle of Islay. These malts were powerful in character and flavour. The intensity and richness of the blended whisky John produced reflected his personal preference for these Islay malts. His son, Alexander, continued this tradition of creating powerful blends and, in his own words, his philosophy was "to make our whisky of such quality that nothing in the market shall come before it".
Now once again the authentic character and taste of a blend typical of that pioneering era can be savoured. With only Alexander Walker's words and a few dusty text books to guide him, the Johnnie Walker master blender has achieved the ultimate feat of bringing history to life. He has created Johnnie Walker Blue Label, a celebration of the whisky blending style pioneered by John and Alexander Walker.