Host's Guide Holiday 2012: Winter Vintages

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Armand Rousseau 2008 Chambertin Grand Cru
Badia a Coltobuono 2007 Sangioveto di Toscana
Brewer-Clifton 2009 Pinot Noir Clos Pepe Vineyard
Capiaux Cellars 2010 Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard
Dana Estate 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Lotus Vineyard
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2009 La Tâche Grand Cru
En Route 2010 Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Les Pommiers
Inman Family 2009 Pinot Noir Olivet Grange Vineyard
Kenzo 2009 Ai
Monteverro 2008Terra di Monteverro
San Felice 2007 Pugnitello de San Felice
Staglin Family Vineyards 2009 Ineo Napa Valley
Tenuta San Guido 2009 Sassicaia
Vérité 2008 La Joie
Vineyard Seven and Eight 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

The new Scotch comes from one of Scotland’s oldest and smallest distilleries…
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Photograph courtesy of hotel Matlali
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Photo by Holly Houk
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The limited-edition distillation pays tribute to the Norse god Odin…
The spirit distinguishes itself by employing Japanese ingredients and techniques…