Hennessy V.S

This is literally my first time drinking Hennessy, I have been thinking of trying cognac for a while now and of course Hennessy was the natural choice. Cognac is a type of brandy produced in France, an eau de vie. It is aged for a minimum of two years, the longer they age the smoother […]

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The Glenlivet

When it comes to whiskey, I usually drink Johnnie Walker Black label, but a friend of mine pointed out the fact that it is a blended Scotch whisky (Scotch WHISKY┬áis spelt without the “e”) and that if I am serious about my whiskey I should be drinking single malt. A single malt Scotch whisky is […]

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The Chocolate Block

I recently got to enjoy a 2015 bottle of The Chocolate Block. A 71% Syrah (Shiraz*), 15% Grenache, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cinsault and 1% Viognier blend. The 1675 barriques were produced entierly from Swartland fruit. It has blackberry and red berry fruit aromas, also a little spicy. The Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon give it […]

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