Scottish Leader is the flagship blended Scotch whisky from Burn Stewart Distilleries portfolio with global annual sales north of 6 million bottles.
In the early 2015 the brand was re-launched with new packaging – the old logo of a deer was replaced with a soaring eagle. Scottish Leader Supreme was introduced in 2014 in Taiwan and is currently widely available in Asian market. The whisky is slightly sweeter then standard Original expression, with sherry being more pronounced.
The key malts in the blend come from Deanston and Tobermory distilleries, while grain whisky is supplied by North British and Girvan. Scottish Leader Supreme scored silver medal at the 2018 International Wine & Spirits Competition.
Nose: delicate sherry notes, honey, toffee, caramel, sponge cake, nutmeg, dash of cinnamon and distant hint of smoke.
Palate: honey, toffee, vanilla, milk chocolate, golden syrup, hints of pepper and cinnamon, nutmeg and touch of peat.
Finish: medium long, with notes of milk chocolate, toffee, caramel, nutmeg, tobacco and fading whiff of smoke.