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. in this section we are dealing with grape brandies from areas outside of Cognac and Armagnac, along with brandies made from malt or grain and Marcs. Read More »
Imoya is a blend of potstilled brandies, which have been maturing in selected small French oak barrels for between three and twenty years. Made from grapes grown in the Western Cape, this is a rich, toasty and spicy style of brandy.
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.
An aged Marc de Champagne (kind of like posh French grappa) from boutique producers Jean Goyard: artisan distillers who arrived in Champagne from Burgundy in the early years of the 20th century and whose business remains in family hands as specialist distiller for the world's greatest wine region.
An 'eau-de-vie-de-bier' from the crazy distillers at Adnams, taking their top notch Broadside bitter, distilling it and then maturing it in new French oak for a year before bottling. It's unlike almost anything you've tried before.
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.