The blended whisky category has been in existence since the mid-19th century and remains the foundation of the industry. Blended Scotch is simply a mix of malt and grain whiskies. Some blends use only a limited number of malts,(The Famous Grouse uses only a dozen or so); others, many more - around 40 malts go into Johnnie Walker Black Label and ... Read More »
This 15 year old blended whisky is named to honour Lord Elcho, the eldest son of the 5th Earl of Wemyss and one of the current company owners' ancestors. This is a richly flavoured blended whisky and is bottled at 40%.
A litre bottle of Buchanan's Master blended Scotch whisky. The product was launched in 2010, intended (initially at least) for the Central and Southern American markets. This is around 15 years of age, although this is not stated on the bottle.
An old bottling of classic blended whisky, Vat 69, a famous old brand of blended whisky that was the favourite whisky of Captain Lewis Nixon of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, immortalised in the book and TV series Band of Brothers. We estimate this bottle dates from the 1970s.
Please note this bottle has a missing wax neck stamp.
A quarter-bottle size of Johnnie Walker's most prestigious whisky, made up of the finest old-aged malt and grain whiskies. The Cristal of the blended whisky world, Blue Label has rich, deep flavours and a fantastically silky texture. This is a 20cl bottle.
This year's traditional Bell's Christmas decanter 'Five Queens' tells the story of Sir Miles Partridge, who beat King Henry VIII at poker dice, winning a clochier containing four 'Jesus Bells' at St Paul's school. And was later hanged on felony charges.
A litre plastic bottle of Ballantine's Finest blended Scotch whisky. They have long advertised their royal warrants for the late Queen Victoria and King Edward VII, despite the latter dying 70 years before we estimate this was bottled, in the 1980s.