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Which Johnnie Walker Is Perfect For Your Holiday Gifting Needs?

By: Shreya Goswami

JW Blue Label

The holiday season is here along with fall and winter vibes, and the world is getting ready to engage in celebrations ranging from Thanksgiving and Christmas to New Year’s. And while ‘tis the season to let your festive spirit soar high, it is also the time to think about your loved ones and the gifting opportunities the season provides. Truth be told, nothing enhances festive joy more than the gift of food and spirits, and when it comes to the latter, Johnnie Walker whiskies make for the ultimate, timeless gifting choice. 

Ask any whisky lover and they will tell you that the gift of great Scotch always elevates the festive experience. And when it comes to Scotch, Johnnie Walker has a rich heritage of delivering flawless bottles for over 200 years now and is revered as the world’s No.1 Scotch Whisky. For those unaware, Johnnie Walker as a brand was started in 1820 by John Walker in Kilmarnock, Scotland, and its iconic square bottle was launched by his son, Alexander Walker in 1860. So, since the 1800s, Johnnie Walker has made its name as one of the greatest Scotch makers in the world and innovated many expressions like Black Label, Gold Label Reserve and even the now-discontinued Green Label. 

So, this holiday season, there is truly no competing with Johnnie Walker’s incredible range of scotch whiskies as the perfect gifting option. Here is everything you need to know about the whole range of Johnnie Walker whiskies available in India that will make for the perfect gifts this holiday season.

 JW Blue Label

Johnnie Walker Blue Label 

A true marker of exclusivity and refinement, Johnnie Walker Blue Label is meticulously crafted to give you an exceptional whisky drinking experience. Known for its velvety smooth texture, this Scotch expression is created using handpicked whiskies from across Scotland, making it a perfect representation of the best that the region has to offer in terms of whisky. Only one in 10,000 casks of Johnnie Walker’s Scotch reserves qualify as their Blue Label, making it the ultimate gift of appreciation for the rarest gems and greatest contributors in your life. With its subtle aroma of pepper and spices, taste of hazelnuts, citrus, vanilla and honey, deep gold colour and luxurious, smoky aftertaste, Johnnie Walker Blue Label is the perfect gifting option for this holiday season.

JW Gold Label

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve 

The limited-edition Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Festive Cracker is a true symbol of opulence and refinement in a bottle. Infused with the flavours of heather honey, crisp apples and delicate spices through distilleries at Cardhu and Cameronbridge, this whisky clearly captures the sweet smokiness from the Scottish Islands. With its rich, golden glow, fruity and creamy smoothness and the lingering aftertaste of sweet, smoky flavours, this one is the perfect choice for discerning whisky connoisseurs. After spending 12 years in the cask and ageing perfectly, Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Festive Cracker deserves to be on your gift hamper this holiday season. 

JW Black Label

Johnnie Walker Black Label 

A timeless classic that perfectly captures the depth, complexity and balance of the best blended Scotch whisky in the world, Johnnie Walker Black Label is the best gifting option for this holiday season. Renowned for its deep golden colour, richness and smokiness, this one is a smooth blended Scotch whisky made with single malt and grain whiskies only. The whisky is matured in oak casks for 12 years, which results in a sweet and creamy flavour with hints of vanilla, toffee, fruits and spice. The hint of pepper in its aroma adds perfectly to the smokiness and peatiness of this Scotch whisky, making it the perfect gifting choice for connoisseurs as well as beginners.  

JW Blonde

Johnnie Walker Blonde 

If you are looking for a Johnnie Walker to gift to people who enjoy occasional whiskies but not their deep, dark and brooding flavour (and are therefore limited to drinking whisky cocktails), then Johnnie Walker Blonde is just what you need. Vibrant, bright and perfectly balanced, Johnnie Walker Blonde is especially crafted to rewrite the rules of traditional whisky drinking. This special whisky blend is matured in first-fill American oak casks and exudes bright, sweet and fruity flavours that provide a burst of freshness. From sundowners to enjoying it with just a slice of orange, Johnnie Walker Blonde makes for a unique gifting option this holiday season.