Woodford Reserve is a very specific combination of corn, rye and malt creating a cereal-rich flavour. It’s unusual as its triple distilled and matured for six years, creating a smooth yet punchy flavour which is perfect for bringing out the best in your next Old-Fashioned cocktail. Thick and creamy both in aroma and taste, notes of honey, deep spice, fresh leather and cocoa come together to create a flavour you won’t be able to forget. Toast oak spice is your main reminder of the drink when you finish.
Composition: 20% Chardonnay. 40% Pinot Noir. 40% Pinot Meunier. Grapes are sourced from around 40 different crus. Minimum 30 months on the lees before disgorgement. Comments: The current cuvee is based on the 2008 vintage with 14% reserve wines from 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005. Alcohol: 12.5% Dosage: 10g/1 Tasting Notes: Attractive bouquet, with youthful, delicate, creamy hints and touch of yeasty autolysis. In mouth, lively persistent bubbles with clean, soft creamy fruit, excellent intensity and a lingering finish. Elegant and balanced.
Special Cuvée remains the epitome of the Bollinger style guaranteed by the unique stock of 600,000 magnums of reserve wines stored in cellars beneath the streets of Ay and skillfully blended by Chef de Cave Mathieu Kauffmann.
With its history in apothecary Peychaud’s Bitters has a strong authentic flavour which was originally dispensed as a medicinal tonic. Of course, the signature cocktail with Peychaud’s is the Sazerac but the subtle yet spicy flavour makes it a great choice for a wide range of cocktails from Old Fashioned to Whiskey Sours and the overriding flavour in each sip is aromatic cloves. Known as a great all-rounder Peychaud’s can be mixed with virtually anything to create a complex flavour profile.
A Spanish gin that is one of only two gins in the world with its own EU Designation of Origin, Xorigeur is based on an 18th century recipe and was popular with the sailors at that time. The green handled bottle makes it stand out from the crowd but it’s the perfumed flavour and orange-rich character which really make this gin sing. A grape alcohol base gives it a juicy flavour which is peppered with bright herbaceous and spicy notes. Fresh, almost menthol juniper ends each sip, lingering as a quenching aftertaste.
Sazerac Straight Rye Whisky takes its name from the New Orleans coffee house which was known as the home of the Sazerac cocktail. Without this exceptional whisky, the cocktail would be nowhere near as great. Aromas of vanilla, anise, pepper and clove are released but the flavour is subtler, with candied spice and sweet citrus taking over.