On Tuesday after my exciting tasting of Cattier Saphir Champagne I was treated to something else special. On the shelf of the restaurant Jun Ming Xuan, behind a couple of bottles was a quarter bottle of something unexpected.
I’ve talked about this whiskey a lot and finally I’ve got round to doing a tasting. This I must say has to be one of my favorite whiskeys. It’s one I recommend if anyone is looking for a special gift or just something to display on the bar. Sorry not too many images on this one. I did the tasting in my PJ’s in front of the TV.
Royal Salute Scotch Whisky as one of the leading global sponsors of polo across four continents, have now launched a limited edition bottle to celebrate the fact.
Recently I was given a bottle of Jameson from our local Pernod Ricard Representative after I told him I had never tried it. He told me to take it home and let him know what I thought. At first I must be honest I wasn’t expecting much. Jameson is a reasonably priced whisky and I was expecting an equally mediocre taste. I am pleased to say that I was pleasantly surprised.
Take a step back to 1989, over 20 years ago, before the fall of the Berlin Wall that changed the world forever. An old distillery located just outside Pizen, which had been producing high quality pot-still spirits for many years. Now the Czechoslovakian elite decided that they should produce a single malt whisky of ‘unparalleled quality.