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La Vieille Ferme Blanc 2015, Rhône, France

My Rating 83 Points. Price $9. Light golden in color. Gorgeous nose of white flowers, tropical fruits, citrus, lemons, grapefruits, light banana, kiwis, pineapples, green apples, minerals and white pepper.

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What’s in the glass tonight March 15th – Cotés du Rhone

Off Topic: Famille Quiot Jerome Quiot Cotés du Rhone Rouge 2014 – $$

I am off on a Rhone Rouge bender…Deep carmine. 14% alc. 48 more words

Glen Elgin 1998 (Bottled 2014) Connoisseur's Choice ~ 46% (Gordon & MacPhail)

Whisky Review: Glen Elgin 1998 (Bottled 2014) Connoisseur’s Choice

Category: Speyside single malt scotch whisky

Origin: Glen Elgin Distillery

Bottling: Gordon & MacPhail; Connoisseur’s Choice… 452 more words

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Balblair 2005 Vintage 1st Release ~ 46% (InverHouse)

Whisky Review: Balblair 2005 Vintage 1st Release

Category: Highland single malt scotch whisky

Origin: Balblair Distillery

Bottling: Inver House Distillers Ltd.

ABV: 46%

Cost: £38.75 from MoM… 241 more words

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Talisker “Storm” (45.8%, OB, 2013)

Time for another Talisker, and quite a controversial one. Talisker have a very competitive 10yo on offer. One that did change over time. Just compare recent ones to those of ten years ago or twenty, or thirty… Nevertheless, it’s always good and always affordable. 1,003 more words

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Don José 12yo 2003/2015 (53.6%, Isla del Ron, IdR 012, 252 bottles, Panama)

Don José you might ask? “I know only of Panamanian Rums called Abuelo”. Well, Don José is the distillery owned by Varela Hermanos. Abuelo is a Panamanian Rum brand owned by…Varela Hermanos. 538 more words


Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

L and I tramped around Lake Waikaremoana in the Te Urewera national park over Christmas. Our kids were all with their other parents, so rather that sit around home by ourselves, we thought to head out into the bush for a 4-day circuit of the lake. 147 more words