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Mystery Whiskies at Regional Wines.

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Mystery Whiskies at Regional Wines.

Last September saw 8 stunning mystery whiskies tasted blind at Regional Wines. They were an eclectic set - generally big and broody, a mixture of peat and unpeated, old and young and they kept people guessing to the very end.  In the spirit of mystery spirit - here’s my cryptic write up of the whiskies - see if you can match the tasting notes to the whiskies! Answers on a postcard - or email to john@regionalwines.co.nz The lineup… 1) Glen Garioch 17yo Renaissance 3rd Chapter 50.8% 2) Signatory Clynelish 1995 22yo 56.3%3) Dalmore King Alexander III 46%4) Old Particular Craigellachie The...

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Golden Brown - GlenDronach with Daniel Bruce McLaren - Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 September

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Golden Brown - GlenDronach with Daniel Bruce McLaren - Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 September

Golden Brown - GlenDronach with Daniel Bruce McLaren - Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 September For $110 you'd probably expect a platter of haggis, neeps and tatties to accompany your whisky tasting, but on this occasion, it was the price that secured a seat at the table with the brown and gold Gods of whisky - whisky that most of us mere mortals will never get to taste. This was the much anticipated GlenDronach vertical spanning the 8yo Heilan through to a 27yo Single Cask, Vintage offering from the latest Batch #16 release, and pretty much everything else in between. I’m...

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