The 12 Year Old is the first step up for many a line of blended scotch, and so it is with Ballantine’s. I first looked at Ballantine’s Finest more than a year ago, where I noted that the whiskey’s popularity in Europe and Asia. What applies to the entry-level label apparently does not apply to the l..
"Clear. Vibrant aromas of citrus custard pastry, juniper and citrus blossoms, and exotic peppercorns with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a long, highly polished interplay of juniper, pepper, anise powdered sugar, dried citrus and grassy herbs, and minerals. Classic."..
A double magnum of Campari – an Italian bitter liqueur aperitif created in the 19th century in a coffee shop in Milan by Gaspare Campari. Flavoured with a bewildering array of 68 herbs and spices, this is great with soda water or sparkling wine...
The blend for grown-ups, for people who have made their rites of passage and are ready to enjoy their success. Sweet, but not cloying. Buxom, but not overblown. Balanced. 9/10.' Paul Pacult in Whisky Magazine April 2000..
Cinzano Rosso was born in Turin and is known throughout the world,with its amber colour thanks to its rich infusion of herbs and spices of prestige and quality. It is the perfect ingredient for cocktails thanks to its delicate yet persistent and characteristic aftertaste.It can be served straight or..
92 points Wine Enthusiast A classic, can’t-go-wrong workhorse spirit that provides a versatile option for a wide range of cocktails. This clear liqueur has a bright, true orange scent with a hint of bitter orange on the aroma. The flavor mix is of candied orange slices and lightly bitter o..
Gordon's Gin is derived from its triple distillation process as well as from the strength of the juniper berry. The recipe also includes coriander seeds, liquorice, orange peel, lemon peel and angelic root which ties all the 120 botanicals used together to form a long, complex taste...
Alcohol Content 40 % is described as having a complex, clean and fruity taste. The nose is quite soft and light. There are notes of malted barley and toasted cereals with the requisite sweetness. The palate is of good body and quite sweet. There are notes of toffee and caramel with vanilla fudge and..
J&B Rare was created by Justerini & Brooks to appeal to the American palate, hitting shelves in 1933. The blend itself is made with a combination of 42 Scotch single malts and grains, with a generous portion of Speyside whisky at the expression’s core...
HIDDEN DEPTHS Black Label boasts superior depth and complexity, with a smokier, fuller flavour than other deluxe blends. Its distinctive character stems from its use of a remarkably diverse range of 12+ year old malts, drawn from over 700 casks. One whisky in particular, Cardhu, was considered..
FULL OF CHARACTER The bold, versatile label that introduced the world to Johnnie Walker. The world's best-selling Scotch whisky. It's renowned for its bold, characterful taste – balanced to shine through even when mixed. It's a flavor the Walker family has never compromised on.The character of..