Scottish Leader Original: History & Tasting Notes #WhiskyJoziStyle @ScottishLeader

Scottish Leader Original: History & Tasting Notes #WhiskyJoziStyle @ScottishLeader

SCOTTISH LEADER ORIGINAL

COMPANY: Burn Stewart Distillers, Distell
TYPE: Blended Scotch
REGION: Scotland
AGE WHEN BOTTLED: Minimum 3 years
STRENGTH: 43% abv

HISTORY
Scottish Leader, one of the world’s favourite blended Scotch whiskies, sold in 60 countries, revitalised with a new look and an enhanced recipe for what is now positioned as Scottish Leader Original in late 2014. It now features an increased single malt content to create a richer blend with improved body and balance.

TASTING NOTES
COLOUR: Coppery gold.
NOSE: Big, full-bodied, a subtle smokiness, fruity with hints of malt, sherry and sweet oak. TASTE: Full, rich, toffee and nuts, balanced, silky smooth and spicy.
FINISH: Aromatic, satisfying and long with a delicate smoky finale.

AWARDS
2015 Scotch Whisky Masters: master
2015 International Spirits Challenge: silver medal
2015 IWSC: silver medal

SCOTTISH LEADER SIGNATURE

COMPANY: Burn Stewart Distillers, Distell
TYPE: Blended Scotch
REGION: Scotland
STRENGTH: 43% abv

HISTORY
The sophisticated Scottish Leader Signature is a new premium addition to the range, and has a more pronounced West Coast island malt influence than Scottish Leader Original. Additional aged malts give Scotch lovers a smooth, complex and layered whisky offering with a very rich, smoky profile.

TASTING NOTES
COLOUR: Deep copper gold.
NOSE: Rich and fruity with a distinctive peaty aroma. Balanced oak with hints of toffee, leather and chocolate.
TASTE: Mouth-filling, creamy and rich, spicy pepper and zesty orange peel with heather honey and a tangy smoky texture.
FINISH: Incredibly long, rich and spicy with a silky smokiness.

AWARDS
2015 World Whisky Awards: silver medal (blended whiskies category)
2015 Scotch Whisky Masters: silver medal
2015 International Spirits Challenge: silver medal
2015 IWSC: silver medal

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