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Issue 125 - Fine Wines and Spirits from DFS

Whisky Magazine Issue 125
January 2015


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Fine Wines and Spirits from DFS

Joe showcases some rare whiskies available at Changi airport

Singapore Changi airport is currently hosting an extraordinary collection of over 80 fine wines and spirits, including many rare and highly collectable Scotch whiskies. This unashamedly upmarket selection forms DFS Group's fourth annual Masters of Wines and Spirits collection, which was first unveiled at a lavish party in downtown Singapore in November last year.

Among the many whiskies in the collection are several exclusives to DFS including The Dalmore 45 Years Old, a 41% ABV expression first laid into casks in 1968 and limited to only 30 bottles. Presented in a Glencairn Crystal decanter decorated with the whisky's silver stag emblem, the whisky itself offers up grilled pineapple, treacle and dark chocolate notes on the nose while the palate delivers a mix of nuts, espresso coffee and dates.

Collectors of The Macallan will also be drawn to the fourth edition of the now famous The Masters of Photography Series and the last full set of this iteration in the series available for sale. This sumptuous package features a unique book of acclaimed photographer Elliott Erwitt's quirky photos of Scottish life which cleverly contains a 35cl bottle of single-cask The Macallan whisky within its pages. A separate signed print of one of Erwitt's photos is also included.

The new Johnnie Walker Epic Dates Collection comprises three whiskies celebrating milestones in the whisky's long and eventful history. The 1938 Edition marks the whisky's first advertising campaign and is descr...

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