WINE & SPIRITS
BUCHANAN'S MASTER BLENDED SCOTCH (750 ML)
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James Buchanan’s was one of the early pioneers to start blended scotch whiskies. He was a successful entrepreneur at his time and was known and many of his friends saw him as a man of value and class. James Buchanan was a Victorian gentleman and started a legacy in the scotch whisky industry. Buchanan’s started in Glasgow, Scotland, where he was working as an office assistant. In 1884 he stepped into the whisky business by creating his own recipe and blend and started James Buchanan & Co. In 1885 James Buchanan became the only whisky supplier of the House of Commons, the Legislative Party of the British Parliament. Buchanan’s Blend has been an award-winning scotch whisky since the late 1880s. Buchanan’s Blend won a Gold Medal at the Paris Centennial Exhibition in 1889. In 1897 Buchanan & Co. has received an order for the Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII), they created an extraordinary blend called “Scotch Whisky” with their whiskies. A year later they received royal orders to provide Queen Victoria and Prince of Wales. In 1901 Buchanan supplied “The Royal Household”, a whisky exclusively created for them. 1902 Buchanan opened offices in Buenos Aires, Hamburg, New York, and Paris. In 1907, Buchanan received a request from the Emperor of Japan and the Royal Court of Spain. James Buchanan died in 1935 at the age of 85. This is the whisky that will make every moment a little more special. Whisky is very soft and very evocative. Sweet and creamy, with a subtle chocolate and orange note. Slightly sweet, slightly spicy, but creamy. fresh and spicy, with hints of rosemary and pine. Fresh and soft notes of chocolate covering the mouth. A tingling on the tongue, followed by a dry finish and a nutty aftertaste. Light amber color. Aromas of buttered lemon poppy seed muffin, praline, and sour cream frosting with a soft, silky dryish medium body and lightly smoky peat, creamed honey, pound cake, roasted nut, and peppery spice finish. A zesty satisfying blend.