This special edition pays homage to Chinese New Year and specifically the Year of the Pig. Not only a beautiful bottle, but what’s in it – Johnnie Walker Blue Label – was awarded 97 points by Whisky Advocate and described as “magnificently powerful and intense… close to perfection.” Basically, it was already a highly prized and collectable before being filled into this stunning limited edition bottle to celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year.
Johnnie Walker Blue Label Year of the Pig Edition
This limited edition bottle is designed by English illustrator Chrissy Lau. Her illustrations resemble the traditional art of cloisonne are inspired by her Chinese heritage. Instantly recognizable by her signature delicate lines and intricate patterns, it is the perfect gift to give the people who walk with you.
Her illustrations are inspired by her Chinese heritage, and are instantly recognizable by her signature delicate lines and intricate patterns. Her fine lines combine in perfect harmony; from the pig that represents this year, fireworks, traditional Chinese coins, red envelopes, gold sycees, oranges and a Chinese lantern with striding man logo surrounded by 4 waving lanterns with the lucky alphabets.
Inside every bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label are remarkably rare handpicked single malt and grain whiskies from the four corners of Scotland, crafted to create this velvety smooth and vibrant Scotch Whisky. Only 1 in 10,000 casks in our unparalleled reserves of over 10 million maturing Scotch Whiskies has the richness and depth of character required to intricately craft Johnnie Walker Blue Label.
Tasting Johnnie Walker Blue Label is like experiencing a rolling wave of flavor. An initial swell delivers layers of dried fruits, citrus smoke, which then evolves into notes of honey, sweet spice and vanilla. As the waves eases off, you are rewarded with velvety chocolate and a rounded smoky finish. A whisky like no other.
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images and info courtesy of:Johnnie Walker, Chrissy Lau, Drampedia, Khaosod