Glenglassaugh EvolutionColour: Crisp harvest gold. Nose: A luscious syrupy combination of sweet barley, delicate pineapple and waves of soft buttery vanilla. Deeper oak spices and caramelised pear develop and warm the nose. Palate: Robust, white peppery oak floods through crisp green apple and freshly cracked barley. A gentle salted caramel emerges alongside hints of ripe banana and fruit salad syrup. Finish: A vibrant combination of classic oak spices and delicate soft fruits surrounded by fragrant waves of vanilla pod.
Priest Ranch Grenache Blanc 2016This is an aromatic white wine with bright aromas of white peach, melons, and honeysuckle. The palate is sharp with good acidity, minerality, bright stone fruits and a touch of tannins. Food Pairing: Grilled four-onion pizza.
Balcones 1 Texas Single Malt WhiskyA wine of golden yellow hints; a full, robust palate with notes of lemon and orange. Matched fish and seafood, white meats and traditional Mediterranean vegetarian casseroles.
Chateau L'Etoile Chardonnay 2014Beautiful Chardonnay in a traditional oxidative style. Gorgeous minerality with a distinct nuttiness. Etoile is the appellation, as well as the name of the chateau. (The name comes from the star shaped fossils in the soil.) Like some other Jura whites it can be aged without topping up the barrels, giving the classic nuttiness. It remains fresh and light, and utterly distinctive. Try it with chicken in cream sauce or Persian royal rice and you'll thank us forever.
Double Canyon Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2013This Cabernet embodies a delectable mix of fresh ripe red and black plum, intermingled with hints of dried red cherry. Characteristic of the appellation and 2013 vintage, the nose presents spiced potpourri with the slightest hint of fresh sweet basil. The addition of Syrah leads to a full and rich texture on the mid-palate, further accented by luscious blackberry notes supplied by the Malbec and bright acidity from the Petit Verdot. The soft and supple mouthfeel is supported by the complexity of sweet oak tannins and fresh fruit character, finishing with the juicy acidity that is characteristic of Horse Heaven Hills.
Argiano Non Confunditur 2015NC is a wine with a decisive, full-bodied character, smooth tannins and a persistent finish. This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah andSangiovese reveals an exciting potency, with the innate gentleness of Merlot creating a bridge between the evident earthiness of Sangiovese, the aromatic blackcurrant flavour of Cabernet and the warm red berries of Syrah. The result is a generous, rounded red wine, destined for short to medium ageing, with delicious aromas of currants and generous fruit flavours, versatile enough to develop in greater depth during long months in the bottle.
Brack Mountain Borne Pinot Noir 2014This wine showcases a deep plum red tone in the glass. Fragrances of orange peel, red cherries and fresh peppercorn linger on the nose. The palate is bright and dynamic with a sinuous texture and racy acidity. Flavors of cranberry, sassafras and a touch of clove combine for a wine with an incredible spectrum of flavors and subtlety.
Laurent Perrachon Roches Bleue Julienas 2015This vigourous wine has an intense ruby hue. Produced on a clay soil, its bouquet is dominated by fruit aromas peach, red fruit and flowers. Serve at 13°C, with coq au vin, game birds or poultry en sauce.
Château les Croisille Le Croizillon Cahors 2016The grapes used to create this latest batch of wine from Cahors were sourced from several of our vineyard's different terroirs, allowing Malbec's fruity and easily digestible qualities come to the forefront.
Single Cask Nation Ben Nevis Single Malt Scotch Whisky 20 year oldThis cask bottling, distilled in November 1996, spent twenty years maturing in a refill oloroso sherry puncheon. Color: Polished brass. Nose: Has a terrific weight to it with green and yellow wine gums, warm sugar cookies, candied nuts, creme brûlée, spun sugar, and a hint of pine. Palate: Complex and multi-layered given the experience begins with slightly medicinal notes but then moves quickly to flavors of Parma Violets, Medjool dates, hint of cocoa and coffee beans, Filberts, cookies and cream. Finish: Long and warming with a rich sweetness (chocolate truffles), vanilla wafers, molasses cookies, and dark wood. On the label: A complex, multi-layered whisky with great weight that opens on candied nuts and spun sugar before becoming dense and fruity mid-palate with dark cocoa/coffee notes that finishes with a rich sweetness.
Chateau de Manissy Lirac Rouge 2014This wine with burning pebbles and candied cherry aromas, lightly roasted, blending of three grape varieties : Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, expresses rich flavours, combined with smoothness and character. Pair with cooked meals as Cassoulet, Couscous and Chili con Carne, as well as with most cheese varieties.
Bodega Noemia de Patagonia A Lisa 2014A dense violet and plum color, with a bouquet of dark berries, cherry, minerals, and cocoa. Medium-bodied with an excellent structure, notes of cherry and cassis; with balanced, persistent tannins. Food Pairing: A flexible wine that can be served by the glass on its own; pairs well with pasta, fish, white meats and red meats.
Jack Ryan Beggars Bush Single Malt Irish Whiskey 12 year oldJack Ryan 'Beggars Bush' Single Malt Irish Whiskey 46% has been aged for 12 years, with no chill filtration, allowing the true flavours of the whiskey to be retained. The whiskey has been matured in ex-bourbon barrels hand-picked by the family themselves, to deliver a unique taste. The golden amber glow and nose of sweet, oaky vanilla, sets you up for a delicious mouthful of silky, honey sweetness with a long, warm-hearted, lingering, spicy finish.
Mamete Prevostini Sassella Valtellina Superiore 2013Purple-red color, aromas of blueberry and blackberry flavors with strong yet silky with a final refreshing licorice and almond.
Brooklyn Winery Unoaked Chardonnay 2015Light in color but intense in aromatics and flavor this Stainless Steel fermented Chardonnay is well balanced with bright acidity and a creamy texture. Notes of fresh picked strawberries, essence of grapefruit, and wet fresh water river stones along with hints of honeydew melon and white peach are apparent throughout. Fresh and vibrant now.
Glendronach Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12 year oldAppearance: Deep amber-red gold. Nose: Sweet, creamy vanilla, with hints of ginger. Spiced mulled wine and pear. Palate: Rich, creamy, silky-smooth. Warm, rich oak and sherry sweetness, full mouth feel, raisins and soft fruits. Spicy with medium length and a dry finish. Conclusion: Long, full and firm, slightly nutty.
Cakebread Reserve Chardonnay 2004Our 2004 Napa Valley Reserve Chardonnay opens with toasty, buttery scents from barrel and malolactic fermentation. As the wine airs, lovely fresh pear, Fuji apple and ripe melon scents emerge, with subtle mineral tones adding intrigue. Lushly textured, with a silky viscosity, the creamy palate offers layered pear, apple and melon fruit flavors enriched by toasty oak tones and a hint of baked bread in the wine's long, luxurious finish. Wonderfully concentrated and beautifully balanced, this superb Napa Valley Chardonnay will continue developing in the bottle for another 5-8 years.
Dewar's Signature Blended Scotch WhiskyDewar's Signature is the culmination of more than 150 years of blending tradition, yet few will ever be privileged to experience a whisky this sublime, this rarefied and this complex. At the heart of this blend is Aberfeldy Single Malt, aged beyond its years, adding distinction and maturity to the other fine and rare whiskies specially selected for our 'signature' style. Color: Deep golden amber. Nose: Sweet and balanced. Rich, fruity mellow notes of sultanas, raisins, apples and honey with vanilla and toffee overtones. Palate: Sweet and smooth with a full bodied creamy texture and mouth warming effect. Body: Full bodied. Finish: Long and pleasant with a slightly dry finish.
Ballantine's Blended Scotch Whisky 17 year oldNose: Deep, balanced, elegant with hints of oak, smoke and vanilla. Colour: Clear, golden amber. Taste: Full and complex, vibrant honey sweetness and creamy vanilla flavours with hints of oak and peat smoke. Finish: Long, lightly smoky, vanilla and finally a hint of salt.
Daou Cabernet Sauvignon 2016Blackberry, cassis, plum and currant aromas greet the nose, surrounded by black olives, anise, leather and cigar box. Notes of graphite and crushed stone mingle with just a hint of cool mint. Robust and full bodied, an undercurrent of restrained power is palpable just below the surface at the core of this wine. Firm, fine grained tannins provide ample backbone for the layers of boysenberry, black cherry, licorice and dried herb flavors. Meaty and fleshy while retaining an overall elegance, it finishes with authority and finesse.
Smooth Ambler Contradiction BourbonContradiction blends two whiskeys. One is a 'wheater', or wheated Bourbon and the other is a Bourbon made with rye. We are very proud of our knack for bringing you great spirits we hand-make and excellent spirits we hand-select; Contradiction is the opportunity to enjoy in a single sip the convergence of those two very different efforts.