With the esteemed history that it was the first brandy sold as a Brandy de Jerez, Fundador is a classic Spanish brandy which has been pleasing palates since the 19th century. Sherry-oaked barrels give each bottle its distinct flavour and add a warmth to its hues. Rich in spices with brandy butter notes, Fundador evokes memories of Christmas pudding and finishes on a sweet apricot note. Highly memorable and a wonderful after dinner drink, enjoy it with ice.
A quintessentially French flavour, Jules Clairon Napoleon is a warm and sweet brandy which has been nurtured to develop its distinctive flavour and aroma. Small, hand selected oak barrels are used in the maturation process and help to develop the lingering caramel flavour that Jules Clairon Napoleon is known for. A balanced mix of spirits ensures the Ideal for your brandy balloon and naturally warmed in the hand after dinner.
Made from 100% holandas spirits and aged using the traditional Criaderas y Solera system. Lepanto Solera Gran Reserva Pedro Ximenez is then aged for at least 15 years in American oak barrels; 12 in barrels previously holding Tio Pepe and three in barrels holding Noe, a 30 year old Pedro Ximenez.
Superb quality brandy from well-loved producer, Osborne, the chaps behind 103 Brandy and Osborne Veterano. Made in Jerez with a blend of 100% Airen grapes, the Magno is aged in a Solera system of American oak casks which have been seasoned with Sherry. Lots of rich, plummy notes with touches of hazelnut, citrus, vanilla and honey.
Double-distilled plum brandy from Croatian maestros, Maraska, which is aged for a minimum of two years before being placed in bottles that almost look like the FA Community Shield. Almost. Serve it over ice to get the most of all those excellent natural plum flavours.
A Greek brandy which needs no introduction really, but we’ll give you one anyway! Metaxa 5 Stars is the result of a secret recipe developed in 1888 blending together plump Attica grapes and sweet grape spirits. Metaxa 5Stars has a flavour which is more raisin heavy than fruit and it has a light woody taste which works wonderfully with the mellow balance of grapes and spirits. The smoothness of Metaxa 5 Stars ensures it’s wonderful when drunk neat or splashed over ice.
One of the smoothest brandies on the market, Metaxa 7 Stars is an intense and warm fruity drink which offers intense notes of flavour delivered by the sun ripened Muscat grapes of the Aegean islands. Darker than your average brandy Metaxa 7 Stars beings on a refined fruity notes and then leads into a ripe peach and muscat balance which is followed by a semblance of spicy notes including herbal honey, carob and a touch of dried prune. Finishing on a smooth and satisfying note of black raisin, Metaxa 7 Stars is an intensely flavoured brandy you won’t forget in hurry.
Aged for five years in Hogshead barrels, Somerset Cider Brandy 5 year old is an autumnal flavour with notes of mellow spice and fruit. It’s a beautifully English flavour which evokes natural wild flowers and ripe harvest fruit. The maturation process allows the flavours to blend beautifully and develop into a soft, subtle balance which is wonderfully smooth and velvety on the palate. Produced with love in the West Country, Somerset Cider Brandy 5 year old is a real British classic.
A Spanish brandy from Spanish Oak, proving once again that brandy definitely wasn't made to gather dust at the back of the drinks cabinet. It's made from Pedro Ximénez grapes, and aged in a solera system in American oak sherry-seasoned barrels. There's absolutely none of that colouring or sweetener business over here, just great tasting brandy. The Pedro Ximénez grapes make for a sweeter than usual flavour profile, and it's more than ideal for mixing.usly held Fino sherry.
Maraska make their Cherrica Cherry Liqueur with the same cherries that inspired their name - the Marasca cherry. Delicious over ice or even as part of a dessert. With Pancake Day coming up (if Pancake Day has already been and gone by the time you read this, start counting down to the next Pancake Day because you should always be looking forward to Pancake Day), a little splash of Cherrica over a generous scoop of vanilla ice-cream would go rather well atop your pancakes.
An innovative eau-de-vie from Martell, which is made by finishing their acclaimed VSOP Cognac in Kentucky bourbon barrels. This finishing process adds rich aromatic tones to Martell's delicate, pure Cognac, layering the characteristic candied fruit and plum notes with vanilla and toasted oak.
Copper Republic Honeybush Wood Finish Brandy is an African fynbos influenced Cape Brandy. Double distilled in copper potstills using only the finest grapes from the Western Cape region of South Africa, then slow aged in ex-bourbon casks and finished with African Honeybush wood, this is a brandy that celebrates unique indigenous flavours.