Miscellaneous

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Miscellaneous

I can’t resist sharing the tasting-notes of my Port Charlotte Cask, a sample of which I got two weeks ago (filled on 21st July 2001 – drawn on 4th July 2014, hence nearly 13 Year-old). More on Bruichladdich Cantilena 2014 and on Highland Park Dark Origin…

The Four Seasons of Whisky. . . when Winter is on its Way

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The Four Seasons of Whisky. . . when Winter is on its Way

That last part of the Four seasons of whisky is not very. . . seasonal but let’s close the cycle with Winter so as to have a complete picture. It is not surprising to concentrate on sweet flavours. Winter calls for comfort food. There is an air of simplicity and sobriety in winter. Uniformity of […]

Cantilena Music Festival Tunes In With Islay

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Cantilena Music Festival Tunes In With Islay

With a concert every night, Cantilena Music Festival orchestra played to a full house all week long. Bach, Vivaldi, Schubert, Mendelssohn resounded in the distilleries as well as in Ionad Challum Chille Ile, the gaelic centre. The now traditional Music and Whisky tasting in Islay Hotel featured the Four seasons. The Music and Whisky tasting […]