As the bucolic Charente River flows silently past the majestic Château Courvoisier, one would hardly guess that the musty Paradis cellars
Actor-comedian-musician Dan Aykroyd, a student of the paranormal, created Crystal Head vodka ($50), which is a glacier-clear spirit that provides enlightenment of its own.
With Johnnie Walker’s first release since launching its top-of-the-line Blue Label King George V edition in 2007, the blended-Scotch-whisk
If the taste of a whisky literally reflected the topography of the place where it was made, then one would expect a dram of Laph
One has to admire the “out-of-the-snifter” approach of
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 pr
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.
Connoisseurs have long been familiar with Louis XIII, the Grande Champagne Cognac composed of 1,200 eaux-de-vie ranging in age f
One of the greatest and richest single-malt whiskies in existence was created against one of the world’s starkest landscapes—a remote, wi
Generally, we are averse to selecting the same distillery for inclusion in our Best of the Best issue two years in a row, even w
By law, cognac must be made in the Cognac region of France, but brandy can be produced anywhere—even in Ukiah, Calif., where 12t
Its luxuriously thick bottle from Saverglass in Feuquières, France, and massive, Mayan-inspired gilded cap by jewelry designer B
Turning 40 can be a momentous occasion, especially at Glenfiddich, one of the few remaining family-owned distill
Founded in 1698, Berry Bros.
Holland’s oldest distillers, the Nolet family, who established their business in 1691, have set a new benchmark for the primary
Tasting Notes Clean, vibrant, and smooth, thanks to a revived 1771 recipe that calls for 19 fresh botanicals, the most of any gin, including
Tasting Notes A bouquet of botanical and floral notes perfectly complements the juniper, light fruit, and lemon-peel flavors, while a sustai
Tasting Notes This 45-year-old single malt develops in the glass like a fine vintage port, revealing floral notes and profound flavors of exo
Tasting Notes An exceptional bouquet and a palate of roasted agave, dried fruit, butterscotch, vanilla, dark chocolate, brown spices, and smo
Tasting Notes Rittenhouse 25 Year Old explodes on the palate with multiple bursts of chocolate, toffee, cherries, and citrus, with a long, sm
Tasting Notes Surprisingly sweet, with an underlying fistful of smokiness and spicy fruit. One of the most elegant expressions of Ardbeg
Tasting Notes Sweet, thick, and meaty, with hints of vanilla and spice, and a long finish.
Tasting Notes Rich and complex, this is like no other bourbon you’ll ever sip.
Tasting Notes This is a muscular single malt, with layer upon layer of complexities, including red berries, oranges, lemon, nuts, and cedar.
Tasting Notes Long years in charred oak barrels have resulted in gentle honey, citrus, cedar, and spices, with a silken, sophisticated finish