In Ireland, we don't like to pay taxes. Taxes on whiskey were calculated on the quantity of malted barley used to produce it. The unmalted barley and the malted barley were mixed to obtain the Pot Still Whiskey. Such is the real tradition in this country where the vine does not grow.
Miracielo is a spiced rum produced in Guatemala by the same distillery that produces Botran. The recipe for this spiced rum dates back to 1953: an artisanal maceration of fresh plums, raisins and vanilla. The production is made in small quantities. The bottle is particularly neat, with a leather collar made and affixed by hand.
Philtre Organic Vodka is 100% natural and organic with no added sugar. It is made in France, in the Cognac region, from only two quality ingredients: organic soft winter wheat and Gensac ® spring water, known for its great purity. And that's all. Or almost. Our ultimate ingredient is a unique know-how, that of Maison Villevert, the world-renowned distillery from Charente. Blind-tested by a circle of connoisseurs, Le Philtre Organic Vodka has won over the most maniacal vodkaphiles.
ABK6 VSOP Single Estate Cognac is, as its name suggests, created from a single estate in the Fins Bois region, owned by the Abecassis family. Offering both floral and spicy notes, this VSOP is a true emblem of its renowned versatility. A beautifully rich and bold cognac that represents excellent value for money. Having won awards around the world, VSOP Single Estate is a safe and secure choice when selecting a new Cognac to try for the first time.
New trends and timeless classics are often very close. This is something that is only appreciated with wisdom. Something within reach of only a few. This knowledge is not easy to obtain. It requires taste curiosity, persistence and a desire to transcend the passing of time. Ron Matusalem Gran Reserva 23 is the fruit of one of these scarce wisdoms. From the Alvarez family, who with exquisite taste created, in Santiago de Cuba, almost 150 years ago, a sophisticated and personal rum which nowadays is the favorite reference of the most demanding connaisseurs around the world.
In 1826, when James Henderson founded the lost northely distillery on the British Mainland, there were plenty more fish in the sea. The Highland town of Wick was the centre of a ‘Herring boom’, becoming the largest and wealthiest fishing port in Europe. Barrels of silver and gold left the harbour of Wick (there were no roads). The herrings were silver, the gold was Old Pulteney Single Scotch Whisky.
Xibal Gin is the first gin made in Guatemala, inspired by Mayan mythology. Produced by an artisinal process, distilled through copper still, Xibal uses emblematic botanicals from Mesoamerican history as a fundamental part of its essence. Through the combination of laurel, lemon, black pepper, orange, pericon and cardamom, Xibal seeks to create a connection between Guatemalan roots, pre-Columbian Mayan culture, and current Guatemalan culture.
Naga Triple Wood enjoyed an aging in Jati barrels, then in Bourbon barrels and finally another 12 months in new birch barrels. This exceptional treatment gives this rum its name "Triple Wood. This refers to the three types of wood it came into contact with during the aging process.
Since 2015, Merlet Saintonge Blackcurant liqueur (Crème de cassis de Saintonge) holds the Geographical Indication status, in recognition of a unique 30-years expertise in growing blackcurrants and turning them into liqueur. The Charentais terroir imparts unique properties to the Noir de Bourgogne variety, naturally rustic, and limits its yields.
Pampelle is a red grapefruit aperitif liqueur. After harvest, Corsican grapefruit is sent to winery in south-western France where the grapefruit is infused with botanical distillates such as Japanese yuzu, French cedrat, Haitian bitter orange bigarade, quinine, gentian bitter and grape eau-de-vie.
With an emphasis on the Japanese pear, "Nashi", this draws upon 9 botanicals and the addition of 5 premium botanicals evokes a richer scent. Unique flavors that this provides differentiates itself from your ordinary gin. Please enjoy the spicy yet sweet and refreshing complex flavors.
Old Pulteney Flotilla 2008 is matured in American oak ex-bourbon barrels. Over the years, the casks gently absorbed the northern sea breeze, giving the whisky its smooth, complex flavours and coastal characteristics. It is little wonder that Old Pulteney is known as ‘The Maritime Malt’.
The Naga Siam Edition rum, by its long maturation under wood, develops complex woody aromas, which mix the scents of sandalwood and roasting. Then come notes of nuts and caramel.
The rum has a soft and round structure, characteristic of Naga rums. The roasted flavors appear and support the elegant notes of nuts, vanilla and tobacco. The finish is long and the whole is supported by a very elegant woody taste.
Naga Anggur symbolizes the meeting of the Bordeaux origins of the creators of Naga rums and their passion for rums and travels that led them to discover the Batavia Arrack, the Indonesian rum. Thus, Naga Anggur is the fruit of the marriage between Indonesian rum and Saint Emilion wine, between Naga Java Reserve and Château Pas de l'Ane, Saint Emilion Grand Cru. In this beautiful amber color of Naga Java Reserve are invited ruby red reflections borrowed from the barrel.
Naga is produced on the island of Java according to an ancestral process of Asian distillation, a pure Indonesian product. It owes its name to a mythical creature of Asia. This rum has for particularity the addition of yeast of malted Javanese red rice which allows to "boost" the fermentation. It is aged in barrels of Jati, a local wood, and in bourbon barrels. It is considered one of the sweetest rums in the world. It is also of great elegance with its spicy and fruity aromas. A rum in the form of an invitation to travel to the heart of exotic lands.
Created from a combination of Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry puncheons along with a small quantity of Virgin Oak casks and red wine barriques, the resulting bronze spirit delivers sherry-matured sophistication. Abundant with classic Speyside heather honey and butterscotch notes, balanced perfectly with sweet spices and hints of stem ginger, this creation truly represents the character of GlenAllachie.
Rum & Cane Spanish Carribean XO is a blend of two traditional Spanish molasses rums, one produced in Cuba and the other in the Dominican Republic. This rum has been aged for at least 6 years in American oak barrels that previously contained bourbon.
This beautiful gin is an homage to the inimitable dancehall days of 20s Manila and its crown jewel, the legendary Santa Ana Cabaret, once the largest in the world. Set amidst the splendour of the Philippine Art Deco Movement, Santa Ana Cabaret was a musical playground for Manileños of the time. Santa Ana Cabaret was the “largest cabaret in the world with the best dance music in the Orient”. By the 20s, the Santa Ana Cabaret’s reputation grew, peaking in the late 20s/early 30s — which coincidentally was the height of Prohibition in the US. Playground to the rich and famous, Santa Ana guests danced to the music of Vic Hernandez & the Swing-sational, to a range of styles from the Charleston to the Tango and Waltzes, Blues and Jazz.