One has to admire the “out-of-the-snifter” approach of Courvoisier
Louis XIII was originally registered by Paul-Emilee Rémy Martin on June 13, 1874, as Louis XIII, Âge Inconnu (Age Unknown).
Not since 1977, when Grand Marnier introduced the extraordinary Cent Cinquantenaire to commemorate its 150th anniversary, has the brand produced a liqueur as in-depth and haunting as Grand Marnier
Due to the strict laws regulating their production, certified single-vintage Cognacs are somewhat elusive.
We begin to age from the moment we are born.
The familiar black-and-yellow label of the world’s number-one selling Cognac is getting a face-lift this month when
An interest in health products does not generally lead one down the path to becoming a distiller.
By law, cognac must be made in the Cognac region of France, but brandy can be produced anywhere—even in Ukiah, Calif., where 12th-generation distiller Miles Karakasevic makes an unusual
Turning 40 can be a momentous occasion, especially at Glenfiddich, one of the few remaining family-owned distilleries in Scotland.
Holland’s oldest distillers, the Nolet family, who established their business in 1691, have set a new benchmark for the primary component of the martini.
Its luxuriously thick bottle from Saverglass in Feuquières, France, and massive, Mayan-inspired gilded cap by jewelry designer Bill Wall both suggest to the uninitiated, even before thei
Connoisseurs have long been familiar with Louis XIII, the Grande Champagne Cognac composed of 1,200 eaux-de-vie ranging in age from 40 to 100 years.
Founded in 1698, Berry Bros.
One of the greatest and richest single-malt whiskies in existence was created against one of the world’s starkest landscapes—a remote, windswept island in the Orkney archipelago.
Generally, we are averse to selecting the same distillery for inclusion in our Best of the Best issue two years in a row, even when the whiskeys in question are dramatically different.
Tasting Notes Creamy and rich, a beautiful amalgam of intense vanilla, orange, and nutmeg flavors more akin to those of a fine Cognac than a rum.
Tasting Notes An exceptional bouquet and a palate of roasted agave, dried fruit, butterscotch, vanilla, dark chocolate, brown spices, and smoky wood.
Tasting Notes Long years in charred oak barrels have resulted in gentle honey, citrus, cedar, and spices, with a silken, sophisticated finish that is almost Cognac-like in texture.
Tasting Notes While the regular Johnnie Walker Blue Label combines rich and luxurious fruitcake and cream flavors, this special edition of Blue Label King George V is more restrained, more layere
Tasting Notes Glenlivet’s trademark honey and floral nuances are heightened by rich sherry undertones of fruit and spice.
Tasting Notes This 40-year-old Highland Park selection, bottled at a cask strength of 40.7 percent, offers a nose of honey and sweet bramble.
Tasting Notes Smooth and balanced, with aromas of stone fruit, creamy marzipan, nuts, and chocolate-orange.
Tasting Notes Beautiful depth and nuances of rose petals and fruit. Worth Knowing Distilled from whole grape clusters rather than from grape skins left over from winemaking.
Tasting Notes Le Voyage packs leather, musk, and cherry-strawberry perfume alongside gobs of ripe fruit, toasty wood, unctuous vanilla, and layers of spice.
Tasting Notes This elegant grappa delivers sweet flavors of fig, apricot, and cinnamon, followed by a black-licorice finish.
Tasting Notes Aromas of vanilla, cream, spiced flowers, and fruit precede a palate that blends flavors of passion fruit, ginger, nutmeg, and sandalwood.
Tasting Notes A sexy ginger nose and intense, sweet ginger flavor, accompanied by a touch of vanilla and definite alcoholic heat.
Tasting Notes This wheat-based vodka delivers smoky accents that blend well with its lighter floral notes.
Tasting Notes This very limited-edition single malt carries deep notes of exotic dried fruits with a wonderfully soft, spicy finish with lingering touches of citrus.
Tasting Notes The flavors are luscious and youthful, redolent of tropical fruit, honey, and vanilla.