The term 'brandy' refers to the spirit created by distilling wine made from any fermented fruit and covers a wide range of products including the likes of Calvados, Poire William, Slivovitz. However, in this section we are dealing with non-French grape brandy. Read More »
A bottle of the famous Italian grape brandy Vecchia Romagna - one of Italy's best-selling spirits and a historic brand that's been around for a very long time. Vecchia Romagna is distilled from the Trebbiano grape, known as Ugni Blanc in France - where it is the base grape for almost all of the world's best Cognacs.
An aged grape brandy from Suriname in South America, a brand owned by the Suriname Alcoholic Beverages company and bottled by the wine experts at Calvet. The producer describes it as robust and eloquent.
A highly sought-after cherry spirit, Ammalia is made in the old-fashioned way using a bain marie from sour cherries as well as grapes, so resembles a kind of flavoured grappa. Ammalia is intensely-flavoured, yet very smooth and soft in the mouth, and the cherries ensure it has a distinctive almond aroma.
Adorned with the company symbol of the great god Bacchus, Vecchia Romagna is distilled in the Charentais method (like Cognac) and is made from the same grape, Ugni Blanc (aka Trebbiano in Italy). This Riserva is aged for a minimum of ten years in Limousin casks to produce a remarkable brandy of excellent depth.
This unique Spanish brandy is aged, like a sherry, in a solera made from casks that previously held fine Pedro Ximinez and Oloroso sherries, imparting an incredible richness & complexity to the spirit.
A bottle of Metaxa's Grande Fine Brandy, presented in a delightful decanter shaped bottle. Containing eaux-de-vie of between 8 and 15 years of age, this expression has a silky-smooth texture and excellent balance between fruit and wood.
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. The Solera Gran Reserva is matured in Fino casks, leading to a dry and elegant delicious brandy.