TASTING NOTES by Andreas Larsson, Best Sommelier of the World 2007 : Very nice complexity on the nose, quiet light and elegant, yet it is profound with layers of aromas, hazelnuts, brown sugar, tobacco, nougat, dark chocolate and cedar wood, good depth on the palate, mature with a good balance..
THE COLOR : Lustrous topaz THE NOSE : Here again we have that heady, decadent aged nose, followed by layers of honey, figs, plums and exotic fruit laced with oak. Unctuous and silky this retains a wonderful freshness and vitality throughout. THE PALATE : Supremely elegant, this combines macerated dr..
Over one century and four generations, the Tesseron family have developed a treasury of knowledge, tradition and family secrets to create a collection of exceptional XO cognacs. With this unique heritage as their guide, Alfred and Melanie Tesseron, the current keepers of the family flame, are driven..
THE COLOUR : Splendid mahogany THE NOSE : The wonderful, heady aromatic tang, borne of long wood ageing is immediately compelling. This gives way to hints of wood, dried fruits & tobacco - very rich and generous. THE PALATE: An extremely appetising cognac, opulent, rounded and yet vivacious. Pep..
THE COLOR : Very clear and bright THE NOSE :Very alluring and expressive, this presents a sensation of fruit compote layered with hints of honey and leather, all lifted by floral tones is very elegant. THE PALATE : Generous on attack, this presents a wonderful, spicy vitality, complementing a h..
Colour: Burnished Copper Nose: Poached pears and honey followed by toasted almonds and a subtle touch of cranberry. With water a coffee note appears together with chocolate orange and mellow butterscotch Palate: Dark chocolate, cherry and Turkish delights are evident as are stewed fruits and toffee...
Aromas of vanilla, spice and ripe citrus evolve with air to offer pronounced but elegant notes of dried fruits and toasted nuts. Complex layers of fruits, baking spices, and plum pudding nicely integrate with barley, fudge and mandarin. The finish is classic Arran with elements of sweet barley.
Aromas of tropical fruit and vanilla with a dusting of cocoa powder precede a similar flavor profile that is touched by the sweet and spicy edge of cinnamon. The finish features balanced, deep notes of sweet malt with hints of pepper and nutmeg that keep it all in balance.
After a little aeration, slight hints of brine round out the initial bouquet of dried fruits, vanilla and toffee. This 14 year old Scotch presents rich and textured flavors of dark caramel, apples, hazelnuts, dates, mocha, orange and spice cake. The finish is quintessential Isle of Arran - notes of ..
Colour: Golden Syrup Nose: Rich, lush honey with hints of ginger and dark chocolate Palate: Glides over the tongue in a glorious wave of sweetness and spice. Creme brulee at first followed by bitter orange and charred oak Finish: Long and lingering - Arran is showing its decadent side at sweet sixte..
During the 1990s, a small grain of barley was already feeding the dreams of Etienne Bouillon. Soon, Christian Polis and Pierre Roberti joined Etienne in his creation. They filled their first cask of the future Belgian Single Malt Whisky, The Belgian Owl, on 29 October 2004. The creation of this firs..
Straight from the untouched forests, mountains, and pure waters of the Southern Japanese Alps, it is no wonder that Hakushu is a ”green and fresh” whisky, praised by the most curious whisky connoisseurs and lovers of gastronomy. Its crisp and vibrant feel, unique in a single malt, enlivens and liber..
At The Irishman we pride ourselves in continually raising the bar on the quality of Irish Whiskeys released, as well as offering something new and excitingly different. In September 2013 as we launched The Irishman 12 Year Old Single Malt, we certainly feel we have delivered on this promise. This ou..
As you would expect, The Pogues Irish Whiskey has as much character as the band itself. Made from a fine blend of grain and single malt Irish whiskey; this mighty drink has an aroma of malts and cracked nuts, with a sweet taste and a smooth intense flavour.