Buchanan's De Luxe 12 Year

Blended

Buchanan's // Scotland

community rating

3.18
3 out of 5 stars
( 255 )

Buchanan Blended whiskies are a great place to start if you are just building your relationship with Scotch. Canadian born James Buchanan first created Buchanan’s to fill a niche for an affordable entry level Scotches and they have since become known for their strong acclaim in South America with some its largest markets in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
    40.0
  • Blended
    Comprised of both single malt(s) and single grain(s) often from many different distilleries; if Scotch or Irish must be aged for at least three years in oak barrels; Irish may include single pot still whiskey in the blend.
  • Cask Type

Tasting Notes

"The nose is round and complex with lots of bright tangerine, lemon and orange, with sweet notes of caramel and honey, followed by dark chocolate, salted nuts, toasted cereal grains and hints of peat smoke. The palate is far less sweet than you might expect however the complexity continues with some great flavors of bright green apple, more orange and tangerine, spicy black pepper, toffee, and cocoa with a smoky element of tobacco and peat. There is lingering spice on the finish with salty sweet chocolate-covered caramel and wisps of campfire. "

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