Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Year Old

70cl / 40%
  • Blended Scotch Whisky
Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Year Old
Web Exclusive Price £28.95 £24.13 ex VAT (£41.36 per litre)
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Johnnie Walker Black Label's iconic square bottle makes it one of the world's most recognisable Scotch whiskies - and it's also one of whisky critic Jim Murray's favourite blends: 'If there is a silkier delivery on the market today, I have not seen it: this is sublime stuff...one of the world's most masterful whiskies back in all its complex glory'
Age
12 Year Old
Country
Scotland
Colouring
Yes

Style

  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness

Character

  • Smoke Smoke
  • Cream Cream
  • Toffee Toffee
  • Dried Fruit Dried Fruit

Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    Nose: Rich dried fruits from the European oak sherry casks. 

    Palate: Hints of smooth creamy toffee linger on the tip of your tongue.

    Finish: A sophisticated, smoky finish - the signature of all Johnnie Walker blends.

  • Tasting Notes by Mark Gillespie, World Whiskies Awards 2012

    Nose: Soft and complex with touches of toasted oak, honey, coconut, and figs.

    Palate: Spicy with a nice allspice note on top and caramel syrup sweetness underneath.

    Finish: Hints of lemon-lime citrus develop later, and last through the long finish.

153 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    2 days ago

    I love it, maybe too much.

  • 2
    10 days ago

    I have to agree with Daniel and T-Bone on this one, this is not a great whisky. If you're looking for readily available smooth-drinking scotch, I'd also recommend Glenlivet 12.

  • 5
    3 January

    Fine scotch

  • 4
    2 January

    Smooth and a little smoky and sweet at the same time.

  • 4
    31 December 2018

    A delicious mix of some of the finest malts, creating a wonderful tipple that agrees with my rather fussy tongue. I first received a bottle of Black Label as a gift from my partner Ryan to celebrate our first Christmas together and it had become one of my favourite drams. I prefer this to the blue or red labels. Splendid drop.

  • 5
    27 December 2018

    I HAVE DIED AND GONE TO HEAVEN, THIS IS THE SMOOTHEST WHISKY THAT I HAVE EVER TASTED. I WILL USE BLACK LABEL FROM NOW ON.

  • 5
    19 December 2018

    One of my favourites. Class in a glass.

  • 4
    7 December 2018

    Better than what I was expecting. Better than most whiskies at this, or a similar price. Could be a bit smokier, but not bad. Excellent body and finish. Try it out if you haven't already.

  • 5
    21 November 2018

    I LOVE IT!! After a good square meal I have JWBL and it is awesome.

  • 5
    22 September 2018

    Most memorable drink I had in my life

  • 4
    14 September 2018

    It's a good whiskey with a fair price. The taste is of smoke and creamy toffee. The aftertaste is sweet enough! Good choice!

  • 5
    30 August 2018

    This is a great blended scotch. I have no idea how they go from Red Lable to this but they are totally different. I generally choose Laphroaig or Ardbeg but if those are not available I can always count on Black Lable.

  • 3
    28 August 2018

    Frankly, I liked Red Label more than Black. Somehow it lacks the peaty tones for me. It's silky, more "rounded" on the tongue with a hint of raisins...

  • 5
    16 August 2018

    Good Feeling

  • 4
    14 August 2018

    Good smoky blend. Not overpowering and leaves a nice aftertaste. JWDB is better though!

  • 5
    6 August 2018

    Pure whiskey cheers

  • 1
    21 July 2018

    Quite a few people gave this good reviews so I decided to give it a try while my Nikka pure malt is in transit. (Excellent smooth whisky by the way) One question. WHY. Burned the back of my throat and the aftertaste had me wondering if I just licked burnt rubber. I’m not a big drinker (well wasn’t, until I tried Macallan 12 year and various Nikka whiskeys) so I cant claim to be a whisky expert, but I can definitely taste the difference in complexity when comparing this to other whiskeys I’ve tried. I read a few reviews that said Teacher’s was cheaper but tastier and I’d have to agree. Give this one a pass... that is unless you enjoy the taste of used eraser...

  • 5
    19 July 2018

    Easy to personalise, not over priced, and arrived very quickly!

  • 5
    19 June 2018

    Was the perfect Father's Day gift, amazing customer service and easy to personalise bottle. Thank you.

  • 5
    28 May 2018

    King of blends

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