A 6 year old Pays d'Auge calvados from Adrien Camut, apple growers since the 1800s and purveyors of excellent eau-de-vie. The brand can be found in many of the top restaurants all over France and this is a great example of a younger calvados.
A well rounded Calvados from Dupont, based in the heart of the Pays d'Auge region. It uses a standard recipe of 30% sweet apples, 30% bitter and 40% acidic to create an easy drinking and elegant spirit.
A 12 year old Calvados from Chateau de Breuil in the heart of Normandy. Made using Pays d'Auge cider apples and double distilled before maturation to produce a finer, more subtle spirit, this is presented in the Chateau's elegantly-shaped bottle.
A smart gift set of Domenis Storica grappa presented with some smart tasting glasses from which to sip it. Produced in the town of Cividale del Fruili near Udine in the north of Italy, this is a blend of Sauvignon, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Verduzzo and Piccolit grapes, which are aged for 12 months in stainless steel tanks after distillation.
Lepanto PX is a Gran Reserva Spanish brandy produced by Gonzalez Byass and aged in casks that previously held their 'Noe' - the finest Pedro Ximenez sherry in the world. Expect this to be pretty sweet and very special.
Lepanto is the only brandy to be distilled in the city of Jerez. Established in 1886, the company's brandies are all made from Palomino grapes and aged for 15 years, the difference being the cask used. This Solera Gran Reserva is matured in Oloroso Viejo (old) casks, leading to a dry and elegant delicious brandy.
An excellent 15 year old Calvados from Chateau de Breuil, nestling in the heart of Normandy. Made using Pays d'Auge cider apples and double distilled before maturation to produce a finer, more subtle spirit.
A 37.5cl bottle of Mikkeller's Black 'beer brandy', distilled from their legendary 'Black' beer. This has been aged for a short time in ex-bourbon casks, to add flavour without overpowering the youthful spirit.
This edition of Mikkeller's Black 'beer brandy', distilled from their legendary 'Black' beer, has been aged for a short time in ex-oloroso sherry casks. This had added delightful rich, nutty notes to the youthful spirit.