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Diageo has expanded the release of Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky variant Platinum Label to the US.

The blend, first launched in Asia in December 2011, will be available "nationwide" in the US from this month for US$110, Diageo said yesterday (20 August). The Platinum rollout is the Johnnie Walker brand's biggest launch since Blue Label, said Brian Radics, Diageo's director of Scotch Whisky.

“It has been received extremely well globally,” he added. 

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