Located on the west slope of the Sierra Navada in Amador County, this blend of Mourvedre, Syrah and Grenache is a delicious fruit driven, bistro style red. Juicy, with soft tannins and a light touch of spice. Pleasingly light on its feet, a good alternative to Chateauneuf Du Pape.
A rich notes of cherry tarts, vanilla and ground almond with smooth, buttery palate with an slightly oily mouth feel. Rich spices, jammy cherry, allspice, vanilla and slight oak. An overall juicy spicy, fruity and oak finish.
This bourbon gives a palate of fresh fruit, spices, eucalyptus and ginger cake. The finish features more spices, fresh oak with a hint of smoke, and a final flash of peach cheesecake. A delicate and circumspect Bourbon compared to some of its more redneck cousins. Very drinkable.
Woodford Reserve has a uniquely rich, smooth and balanced flavour . . . resulting in a whiskey of exceptional depth and character, suiting the palates of a range of drinkers whether served neat or over ice. This medium-bodied Bourbon's nose is sweet and of citrus, tastes of smokey oak, vanilla and cinnamon and finishes long, round and spicy but mellow
Produced from Maine Potatoes in the North East of the States, this is superbly moreish. A big hit of fennel is surprising, as is the mellow mouth feel. At 47% this is dangerously easy to drink, even on its own! Another triumph from the US of A micro distilleries.
Distilled from New York grain, with a full infusion of botanicals including lemon, thyme,rosemary and ginger. This has an attractive herbal character and is away from the London dry style. Works well in cocktails and with dryer tonics.
Micro distilleries in the USA are producing some fabulous gins. This originates from Washington Island, Wisconsin and is distilled from red winter wheat. Full flavoured at 47%, a little more tonic maybe required.