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Port

Portuguese fortified wine from the Douro Valley in the northern provinces of Portugal Port is produced from grapes grown and processed in the Douro region, the wine produced is then fortified with the addition of distilled grape spirits in order to boost the alcohol content. The wine is then stored and aged, often in barrels stored in caves (Portuguese meaning "cellars"). Some of these casks are then used to provide whisky finishes

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December 2016, Issue 140, page 82

Breaking the Conventions
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December 2016, Issue 140, page 11

Cowboys and Whisky
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December 2016, Issue 140, page 36

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December 2016, Issue 140, page 80

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December 2016, Issue 140, page 46

Maker's Mark
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Passage to India
A country truly embracing whisky

December 2016, Issue 140, page 3

Smoke and Phenolic Compounds
We look at peated malts and ask how they evolve during the ageing process

December 2016, Issue 140, page 48

The Bourbon Cycle
Making your mind up

December 2016, Issue 140, page 13

The Final Countdown
The Battle of the Blends goes to the vote

December 2016, Issue 140, page 40

The Final Curtain
Our books page comes to a close

December 2016, Issue 140, page 77

The Hebridean Whisky Isle
Islay is the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides and for such a small island packs in eight distilleries and a lot more for the visitor

December 2016, Issue 140, page 28

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Hewitts Irish Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 43.00%
7 Soothing. A touch of more-ish dryness.

Rare Malts Caol Ila 1977, 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.30%
8 A wonderful aperitif. Who would have thought of a Scotch to precede Greek food?

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

The Balvenie PortWood 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Bring on the petits-fours.

Rare Malts North Port 19 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.00%
6 Some malts are deservedly rare, but full marks to United for at least giving us the chance to taste them.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Rare Malts Port Ellen 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.90%
9 Bring on the caeser salad.

Adelphi Port Ellen 1975, 24 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.00%
8 Seems to have faded slightly with age.

Finlaggan 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 As a single, it must come from one of the Islay distilleries. Reminds me of Port Ellen, but there is surely not enough stock of that?

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Rare Malts Port Ellen 1978 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.90%
8 An expressive, arousing, version of this fine malt.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenfarclas 40 Years Old, Millennium Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.70%
9 Some of the voluptuousness has sagged with age.

Bowmore Claret
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
7 The fighter beat the boxer, but it was a wonderfully enjoyable contest.

Glenmorangie Port Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Do you smoke after sex? No I have a port finish.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bushmills 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Ireland - 40.00%
8 All the woods are influential, especially the port in the finish. A dextrous balancing act.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Cragganmore 1984 Distillers Edition, Ruby Port Finish, 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Connoisseurs might miss the austerity of the original – or enjoy the added layer of fruity, winey, sweetness.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Balvenie 21 Years Old PortWood
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.60%
9 The full, honeyed, richness of the malt combines beautifully with what seems to be a generous kiss of port.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bowmore Claret
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
9 The fighter beat the boxer, but it was a wonderfully enjoyable contest.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Wild Turkey Rare Breed
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 54.20%
9 This is more like a supercharged Wild One. Defiantly robust, but with Devilish charm. I love it.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Blanton's Original Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 49.50%
8 A bourbon with dessert.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Bowmore Voyage
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.00%
8 Port often leaves a toffeeish note, but not in this case. Perhaps needs a bit more maturity.

Cadenhead's Lochside 19 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.90%
8 This was never a great distillery but it made some perfectly pleasant whiskies and its loss is to be regretted. This bottling is past its best but obviously has rarity value.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Malaga Wood Finish, 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Reminiscent of the port finish but slightly gutsier and less sophisticated. I would love to try it, tapas-style, with Manchego, or perhaps Grazelema, cheese.

Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Too firm and well proportioned to be deemed voluptuous – but it's a delightfully close call.

Bushmills 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Is the house character overwhelmed by the three woods (bourbon, sherry and port)? I'll give it the benefit of the doubt.

Rare Malts Port Ellen 1978 22 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.50%
9 Pungent, powerful and appetising. A dram for the Islay-lover and connoisseur. This distillery should be revived.

Connemara Peated Single Malt
Single Malt - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Lots happening. Chimney pots of smoke. I love this whiskey.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Macallan Fifties
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Closest to The Macallan of today, appropriately enough.

 

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