Like Lillet Blanc, the main grape variety in Lillet Rosé is Sémillon. These wines are combined with natural liqueurs, handcrafted in Podensac from sweet and bitter oranges and berries. It is this meticulously balanced blend that gives Lillet Rosé its delicate aromas. Colour: Brilliant rosé. Nose: Light aromas of berries, orange blossom and grapefruit. Mouth: Fresh, lively and fruity. Balanced structure. Slightly acidic. Finish: Long aromas.
Dubonnet has always been seen as the expression of a tradition and a French art de vivre admired the world over. Naturally flavoured by plants and spices, this elegant aperitif from France is patiently aged in oak barrels in cool, dark cellars.
Gonzalez Byass has relaunched a historic brand of vermouth, La Copa. Based on the original 19th-century recipe, this is made using a blend of eight-year-old oloroso and Pedro Ximénez sherries. Flavoured with botanical including wormwood, clove, orange peel, nutmeg, angelica and quinine, this is a sweeter style of vermouth that works well in cocktails.
Martini's answer to the selection of bitter aperitifs, the Martini Bitter has been relaunched in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the renowned Italian drinks brand. Rich in classic quinine bitterness, backed up by plenty of sweetness and well-rounded orange notes.
Mahogany red Spanish vermouth, barrel aged in oak for 1 year. With intense notes of ripe fruit and herbs, accompanied by vanilla and cardamom. Balanced acidity with a lightly bitter aftertaste.
The recipe is based on one of Yzaguirre's recipes dating back to the 19th century.
Yzaguirre Vermouth Rojo Reserva has been awarded the title of "Best Vermouth of Catalonia".
Montifaud Pineau is a rare and much underappreciated aperitif produced in the Cognac region of France. The flavour is a combination of the freshest grape juice, from harvested Colombard grapes and effortlessly smooth cognac, delivering a flavour which is rich and of exceptional quality. The grape notes come through beautifully amongst the heat of the alcohol and it ends on an enjoyably light and sweet note.
A bitter liqueur that blends Italian and Australian drinking cultures. Building on what is common to both Italian amaro and Australian coffee: fruit, spice and herbs, this is a modern bittersweet coffee liqueur made with 14 botanicals, including coriander, liquorice root, illawarra plum and gentian – as well as cold brew coffee, of course. Mr Black's Coffee Amaro has rounded, dark caramel notes alongside bitter citrus and a herbal complexity.
Montifaud Pinneau is a rare and much underappreciated aperitif produced in the Cognac region of France. The flavour is a combination of the freshest grape juice, from harvested Colombard grapes and effortlessly smooth cognac, delivering a flavour which is rich and of exceptional quality. The grape notes come through beautifully amongst the heat of the alcohol and it ends on an enjoyably light and sweet note.