Vemouth has a long history and is basically sweetened wine flavoured with herbs and plants "botanicals" and usually with an extra shot of alcohol for fun - the best known example is probably Martini. Useful as a cocktail component, this style of drink had gradually fallen out of fashion but in Spain has recently seen quite a revival, especially in Catalunya where many of the brands are produced.
This version comes from closer to home in Haro in La Rioja. Martínez Lacuesta is an old-school wine producer, which has been making this "vermút" since 1937. As a point of difference the finished blend is aged in new French oak barrels prior to release. A bitter, aromatic and intensely coloured vermouth, best served cold, accompanied by a slice of orange and an olive.
Jerez and the surrounding area is not just known for Sherry within Spain, but is also an important source of brandy. In this case, this exceptionally smooth spirit spent its last few years in casks which had previously held top quality Pedro Ximénez wine, further adding to its complexity. Dark...
Growth : 100% Grande Champagne.Origin : Selectiopn from local growersdistillers. Blend : Blend of various old Grande Champagne cognacs. Ageing : Each cognacs are aged separately during many long years owing to their origin and then the blend itself, made at the end of the ageing period, is aged for...
The Brana company sources William variety pears from its own orchards. Once appropriately ripened, the fruit is fermented in stainless steel vats under temperature control. Distillation is carried out in copper pot stills.Tasting note: Crystal clear with the palest turquoise blush. Offers impressively fresh, pure and intense aromas of perfectly...