Johnnie Walker Red Label
Blended Scotch Whisky | 1.0 L. | 80 proof
- SP Wine Spectator
- WE Wine Enthusiast
- VN Vinous
- RP Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate
- ST Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
- OT Other Review Service
- Gold Premier Gold - Best Value*
- Plat Premier Platinum - Our Highest Recommendation
- * as rated by our staff
89 pts.Wine Enthusiast: September, 2011
This spirit needs some time to open up, and then mild raisin and burnt-orange aromas peek through. Caramel flavors give over to a lingering smoky finish. The distiller claims that this blend is the only one created for mixing; surely it would be nice served tall, with lots of ice and ginger ale.
80–84 pts. Wine Enthusiast: July, 2004
There’s lots of caramel, off-dry, honey wheat toast, salty/seabreeze character in the opening whiffs. Palate entry is noticeably oily and sinewy while at midpalate the flavor turns moderately peaty, dry and smoked. Ends up clean, off-dry, mildly pleasing but unmemorable.