Scotch - Blended
Label 5 Classic Black Blended Scotch Whisky
This is a Tier 2 score in the Whiskey category. It means critics have highly recommended the spirit as a benchmark in the category.
Label 5 Scotch is a line of blended scotch under the ownership of the French-based Martiniquaise. They use a number of scotches but mention specifically the Speyside-located Glen Moray distillery. The scotch is blended at an undisclosed location in Bathgate, Scotland. The Classic Black expression is said to be "fruity" and "sweet" (characteristics often associated with Speyside scotch) and bottled at both 80 and 86 proof (this listing is for the 80 proof expression).
The 2012 Beverage Testing Institute called it a "lighter style" whisky that will be a "crowd pleaser."
- This bottle has not been rated by this competition.