Originally Posted by sirius
I am trying to find out more information on Buchanan's Deluxe 12 yr blended scotch whisky. For example, I need to know: the color, nose, taste. Also, I understand it to have a higher percentage of malt whiskies; compared with other blends. Is this true? In addition, does anyone which malt whiskies comprise this blend?
I can help with the info you are seeking on the Buchanan's Deluxe 12-Yr-Old.
The COLOR is Pale Amber, NOSE: Speyside Grassiness, Light, TASTE: Clean with Heather-Honey Notes, Peat, and Spice, FINISH: Chocolate, Medium to Long.
This blend boasts a 50% malt content
giving it one of the highest malt contents of any blended whisky.
Although blenders will not reveal the full recipe, they will divulge many of the primary components that make up a blend.
The PRIMARY MALTS included in this blend are: At the heart is DALWHINNIE
for the honey; then comes TALISKER
for spice and COAL ILA
for the smokey peatiness; then the Speysides, GLENDULLAN and AULTMORE
for cleanliness, grassiness and fruitiness. Many of the primary malts have been aged in sherry butts.
The grains used are PORT DUNDAS and C A M E R O N BRIDGE.