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Just Landed: Langatun Château Kefraya Cask Finish and Seven Seals The Age of Pisces

Langatun Château Kefraya Cask Finish
The latest wine cask matured whisky from Langatun has been finished in a cask from one of Lebanon's most prestigious vineyards. Distilled in 2013 and initially matured in a French Chardonnay cask this whisky has been finished for two years in a red wine cask from Lebanon’s Château Kefraya vineyard. It is a limited edition of just 508 bottles.

The 300 hectare Château Kefraya vineyard was planted in 1951 and is located in the Bekaa Valley at 1000 metres above sea level. The cask aged wine produced from Syrah grapes for the vineyard's award winning 'Comte de M’ series, which celebrates the Bekaa valley’s Phoenician heritage.

Tasting Notes:
by Langatun Master Distiller Reto Salfinger
Colour: Reddish brown
Aroma: Spicy, ripe apricot, salted, caramel, crème brûlée, dried figs, hint of cinnamon, cloves, milk chocolate, nuts, marzipan, roasted malt, prunes, nutmeg
Taste: Very characterful, nicely spicy, dried figs, toasted oak, prunes, dried apricots, some marzipan in the background, nuts, licorice, pink pepper, wine gum, roasted almonds
Finish: Warming, spicy, roasted flavors, slight sweetness, subtle woody and bitter notes, heavy red wine, some tannins.

The Langatun Château Kefraya Cask Finish is £84.00 per 500ml bottle, presented in a wooden gift box. To order please click here.

Seven Seals The Age of Pisces
The latest release in the zodiac line, which looks to interpret the characteristics of the star signs in whisky, is The Age of Pisces. To create a whisky that is mysterious, imaginative, delicate and mild, but also romantic and inspiring, the team at Seven Seals have turned to Oloroso sherry wood to finish this whisky to create a rich single malt with notes of dried fruits, oriental spices, fine vanilla and dark chocolate. It is a limited edition of 365 bottles.

Tasting Notes
Colour: Polished mahogany
Aroma: Homemade fig syrup and cardamon
Taste: An indulgent sherry bomb of dried fruit, nuts and spices
Finish: With so much body the nuttiness of this magnificent whisky lingers.

The Seven Seals The Age of Pisces is £69.96 per 500ml bottle, presented in a wooden gift box. To order please click here.