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Welcome to our 2011 Christmas
Brochure which I hope you
enjoy perusing!

We wish all our customers a very Merry
Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Ally & everyone at the Celtic Whiskey
Shop & Wines on the Green

Celtic Whiskey Shop & Wines on the Green
27-28 Dawson Street
Dublin 2

Call us at 01 675 9744
Fax us at 01 675 9768
Email us at
Shop online at either

Opening Hours
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am – 8pm
Thursday 10.30am – 9pm
Sunday & Bank Holidays 12.30 – 7pm

Extended opening for Christmas
                19th December 9pm
                20th December 9pm
Wednesday       21st December 9pm
Thursday        22nd December 9pm
Friday          23rd December 9pm
Saturday        24th December 6pm

Closed – 25th & 26th December & 1st January.

Shipping & Internet Shopping                                               Midleton 1994
We ship just about anywhere in the world, costs vary so please contact
us for details. It’s only €7.95 per delivery in Ireland.                   Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
Christmas Shipping Deadlines
                                                                           Single Cask 74060
Last day for Nationwide orders Tuesday 20th December
                                                                           Our fourth exclusive single cask bottling from Midleton Distillery,
Last day for UK orders Thursday 15th December
Last day for USA & International orders Friday 9th December                and yet again it is superb. Cask number 74060 was laid down in 1994
                                                                           and yielded around 260 bottles. It shows some really nice pot still along
Terms & conditions                                                         along with some fresh, fruity and spiced characters. It is bottled at 46%
Payment: Celtic Whiskey Shop & Wines on the Green accept payment           and is unchilfiltered. These bottles are becoming quite collectible and are
by cheque, cash, Mastercard, Visa, American Express & Laser.               very popular so don’t miss out!
Payment must be cleared before any goods are dispatched.
Products: All products within this brochure are offered subject to
                                                                           Tasting note:
availability. Vintages may vary from those shown. All prices are subject
to change owing to duty, tax, currency fluctuations, supplier increases    ‘Shows great pot still character on the nose with aromas of fresh figs,
or a typographical error. Prices are inclusive of VAT at 21%.              honeysuckle, truffles, jasmine, acacia honey and ginger bread. Mouth
Offers: All offers end 1st January 2012.                                   filling and chewy on the palate with good viscosity. Flavours of
                                                                           marshmallow, gingerbread, truffles, vanilla and toasted bread. Evolves
Images: All images are for the purpose of illustration only.               into a more fruity style on the finish. Excellent length.’
                                                                                                                                          Irish Distillers   3
Midleton Barry                                                                                 Redbreast Cask
Crocket Legacy, Single                                                                         Strength 57.7%
Pot Still Irish Whiskey                                                                        The latest addition to the Redbreast
                                                                                               range. The Cask Strength bottling has
Named after the famed Master Distiller at                                                      a surprisingly refined and civilised na-
Midleton, Barry Crockett this has been matured                                                 ture considering it’s whopping 57.7%
in both bourbon barrels and new oak barrels.                                                   alcohol. Highly complex tasting with
Soft and delicate aromas with acacia honey,                                                    flavours of cookie dough, tropical
white flowers, baked bread and some caramel                                                    fruits, exotic spices and vanilla.
toffee nuances. The palate is soft and light
with medium body and a highly complex
flavour profile. Citrus fruits, mixed peel, toffee,
cocoa, honey, Belgian waffles, engine oil and
marshmallow all make an appearance.

An outstanding whiskey!
2011 San Francisco International Spirits
     Competition- Gold
2011 Spirits Business Masters - Master

                                                                                                            €69 .95

Redbreast 15 Year-Old                                                                          Powers Johns Lane Reserve
Single Pot Still Irish
Whiskey                                                                                        12 Year-Old Single Pot Still
                                                                                               Irish Whiskey
This whiskey is considered by many as the classic                                              Released earlier this year to universal ac-
Irish Whiskey. Bottled at 46% alcohol and                                                      claim This is a recreation of the old style
non-chill-filtered, poured neat it has the typically                                           of Powers previously made in John’s Lane
assertive aroma of Irish Pot Still Whiskey, full of                                            off Thomas St in Dublin. Earthy and spicy
character yet smooth and mellow with hints of                                                  in character with flavours of mocha, dried

almonds, soft fruit, spices and applewood.                                                     apricots, marmalade and dried figs. Choco-
                                                                                               late and dusty oak on the finish.
The effect of maturation in a combination of
oloroso sherry casks & bourbon casks is an                                                     2011 Spirits Business
important element in the rich complexity of the                                                     Masters - Master
taste. Nutty sherry notes along with toasted wood                                              2012 Jim Murray Whisky Bible
and vanilla combine with smooth, oily perfume                                                       ‘Irish Whiskey of the Year’
flavours, giving a very sophisticated fine old
                                                                                                           Was €54.99
2011 Spirits Business Masters – Gold                                                                       Save €5.50
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Redbreast 12 Year-                                          Green Spot Single
Old Single Pot Still
Irish Whiskey
                                                            Pot Still Irish
                                                                                                             €49 .49
Consistently our top selling                                Is a 100% Single Pot Still that
whiskey since the day we opened                             can trace its roots to the early
and one of the few pure pot still                           1900’s, when Jameson sold
whiskeys available! A real treat                            whiskey to wine merchants
to taste with flavours of toffee,                           Mitchell & Son. Sometimes
spice, brazil nuts, fruit cake and                          giving a sweet-honey feel more
chocolate.                                                  associated with Perthshire
                                                            malts from Scotland. But the
                Was €40.99                                  pot still is confident enough
                Save €4.10                                  to confirm this as Irish with a
                                                            maturity greater than the age
                 OFFER PRICE

                                                            of the whiskey used.

                                                            “This is a tremendous
2011 San Francisco International Spirits                      whiskey”
     Competition - Double Gold                              Jim Murray                 ONLY

2011 WWA World Whiskies Awards - Best Pot                   Whisky Bible
     Still Irish Whiskey
2011 Malt Advocate - Irish Whiskey of the year

                                                             Free whiskey tastings in-store! Ask staff for details.
4   Jameson

    Jameson Reserves Gift Set
    A beautifully presented gift box
    containing a 20cl bottle of Jameson
    12 Year Old Special Reserve, Jameson
    Gold Reserve and the outstanding
    Jameson 18 Year Old Limited
    Reserve. Ideal for a special gift.

                                   Was €94.99
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                                       €85 .49

    Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey                                                        Jameson Rarest
                                                                                            Vintage Reserve
                                                                                            Irish Whiskey
    The Rolls Royce of Irish whiskeys! A
                                                                                            The ultimate expression of
    deliciously complex blend comprising
                                                                                            Jameson distilling and blend-
    of whiskeys aged up to 30 years old                                                     ing expertise. The pick of
    in ex-Bourbon barrels. Brimming                                                         older grain whiskeys blended
    with lip smacking flavours of stem                                                      with very rare matured pot
                                                                                            still whiskey was further aged
    ginger, vanilla, honey, kumquats                                                        in specially commissioned
    and marzipan. A whiskey that is                                                         port pipes. The resulting
    easy to drink, yet full flavoured and                                                   union has a glorious, rich
                                                                                            fruit character. An excep-
    incredible more-ish.                                                                    tional dram.
                                       Was €145
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                                                                                            2011 San Francisco International
                                                                                            Spirits Competition- Gold

    Jameson 18 Year-Old                                 Jameson 12 Year Old                 Jameson
    Limited Reserve                                     Special Reserve                     Gold Reserve
    A wonderfully mellow complex                        Is a warm welcoming handshake       ‘Honey and barley all the
    taste with a lingering finale of                    into the Reserves whiskey family,   way, wonderfully rich and
    vanilla oak, spice and toffee.                      it is a minimum 12 years in         silky, cocoa shows early with
    Matured for between 18 to 25                        maturation using bourbon and        a fruit chocolate character.
    years in bourbon & oloroso                          most delectably oloroso sherry      If you don’t enjoy this, then
    sherry casks and finished in                        casks. This is a whiskey of         you just don’t get what Irish
    first fill bourbon barrels.                         great character with complex        Whiskey is all about.’
    Possibly my favourite                               flavours of toasted wood,           Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible
    Midleton Whiskey!                                   spice and sherry that are           94/100
                                                        superbly mellowed.
                  Was €120                                           Was €34.99                         Was €71.99
                  Save €12                                           Save €3.50                         Save €7.20
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                                                                      OFFER PRICE                         OFFER PRICE
                   €108                                              €31      .49
    2011 San Francisco International                                                        2011 San Francisco International
    Spirits Competition - Gold                                                              Spirits Competition - Gold

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                                                                                                               Independent Irish                 5
Inish Turk Beg                                             Inish Turk Beg Single Malt
                                                           (100cl), 44%
Named after an island in
                                                           One of the best new Irish Whiskey releases in recent years. Once
Clew Bay, off the west coast
                                                           we tasted this we were blown away. Incredibly fruity with a
of Ireland. This new venture                               freshness and lip-smacking quality that leaves you gasping for
has released just one special                              more. Uniquely, this is partly matured in old Poitin barrels.
release single malt that is
limited to just 2888 unique
hand blown bottles. The
whiskey comes from Cooley
Distillery and in partly aged
on the Island.



Knappogue                                                                                        Knappogue
Castle 12                                                                                        Castle 16 Year
Year Old                                                                                         Old Sherry
Single Malt                                                                                      Finish Single
A great example
                                                Knappogue Castle Single Malts                    Like the twelve year old
of how good triple                           Originally founded by Mark Edwin                    this is triple distilled Irish
distilled Irish single                        Andrews as the label for some very                 single malt, but in this case
malt can get. This                                                                               it is partly matured in sherry
                                                old (and expensive) Tullamore
is soft, creamy and                                                                              casks. Limited to just 1900
light with some lovely                       whiskey from the 1950’s. The brand                  individually numbered bottles.
citrus and apricot fruit                        has been kept going with some                    Flavours of roasted nuts,
flavours. fruit and                                                                              crème caramel, marzipan and
                                               great independent releases using
spice characters.                                                                                marshmallow. Presented in a
                                               malt whiskeys from both Cooley                    wooden box.
                                             and Bushmills distillery. The current
    ONLY                                       releases all come from Bushmills
   €42 .99                                     and have been very popular with
                                                both staff and customers alike.

                                                                                                               €64 .99

Writers Tears                                                                                    Writers
Pot Still                                                                                        Tears
Blend                                                                                            Cask
Awarded an incredible 93/100
in Jim Murray’s Whiskey
Bible. This is a unique blend
of pot still whiskey with triple
distilled malt whiskey and has                    Founded by Bernard and                              ONLY

consistently been one of our
best selling premium whis-
                                                 Rosemary Walsh, this small                           €135
                                             independent company started off
keys. Deliciously fruity and
creamy with some zesty citrus
                                             by making their own Irish Coffee
fruit and spice characters.                     drink called ‘Hot Irishman’.                    The latest addition to the Writers Tears
                                                                                                range. A blend of pot still whiskey and triple
                                              Soon they discovered a growing
                                                                                                distilled single malt and bottled at natural
                                               passion for Irish Whiskey and                    strength. Full-on flavours of mixed citrus
                                              released the Writers Tears brand                  peel, exotic spices and marshmallow. Pack-
              €37 .99                               to universal acclaim.                       aged in a large ‘book’ style box with two
                                                                                                Glencairn tasting glasses.

                                   Last day for nationwide Christmas deliveries, 20th December!
6   Cooley Distillery

    Cooley distillery along with its sister distillery at Kilbeggan
    are Ireland’s two independent distilleries. Cooley’s Award
    Winning portfolio of Irish whiskeys have won over 135 Gold
    Medals during the last 10 years. Cooley has been honoured as
    European Distiller of the Year for the last three years.
                                                     Connemara 18 Year Old
                                                     Single Malt, Emilio Hidalgo Amontillado
                                                     Cask Finish 46%
                                                     We have been in the extremely fortunate position of having a close working
    Tyrconnell 11 yo Anima Negra                     relationship with our fine wine suppliers and occasionally we will pester them for
    Mallorcan Wine Cask Finish                       one or two of their casks. We then ship these to Ireland to be immediately filled with
    We have already released one Tyrconnell          whiskey. Recently we coaxed two old solera sherry
    Anima Negra single cask, which was loved by      casks from the hands of Bodegas Emilio Hidalgo,
    staff and customers alike. This is the second    a Palo Cortado cask which was filled with
    edition and it is even better. Anima Negra are
                                                     Tyrconnell whiskey and is still maturing. The
    not well known but they are considered to be
    one of Spain’s best wineries.                    other one is this Amontillado Finish Connemara.
    The dark, spicy fruit characters                 This is possibly our favourite Connemara
    from the wine cask have
    enhanced the soft, but gently                    yet released. The balance is just perfect;
    spicy nature of the Tyrconnell                   there is a smoky intensity from the peated
    malt. An exotic and spicy                        malt which combines seamlessly with rich
    tasting whiskey with some                        chocolate and dried fruit flavours. A great
    lip-smacking fruitiness.
                                                     fireside whiskey for keeping the winter
                                                     cold at bay.



                  €74         .99

    Tyrconnell 11yo Single                           Connemara Bog Oak Finish                         Connemara Single Malt
    Malt, Single Cask                                Single Malt                                      The standard bearer for Cooley Distillery
                                                     A very special whiskey that represents of the    and still one of the best whiskeys around
    The kind folks at Cooley Distillery                                                               (providing that you like them smoky).
                                                     pioneering spirit at Cooley. For this bottling
    occasionally send us cask samples                                                                 Connemara has won more medals and awards
                                                     they took some standard casks and replaced
    of Tyrconnell for us to select our                                                                in the last ten years than any other Irish
                                                     the ends with Irish Bog Oak staves. The casks
    exclusive bottlings. These editions                                                               Whiskey. If you haven’t tried this in a while
                                                     were filled with Connemara then laid on their
    are all matured in bourbon barrels                                                                then it is well worth
                                                     sides to increase the influence
    and are amongst the best available                                                                going back to. It has
                                                     of the bog oak. Only three
    from the distillery .They are great                                                               a lot more body and
                                                     casks were filled
    value for money and we will be                                                                    depth of flavour than
                                                     and they yielded
    carrying more in the future so keep                                                               previously and it’s
    an eye out for them!                                                                              all wrapped up in one
                                                     1000 bottles.
                                                                                                      big smoky bear hug.
    Displays aromas of exotic fruits,
    spice and vanilla on the nose. The
    palate is full bodied and complex
    with flavours of apple, cinnamon,
    ginger, vanilla and spicy oak.
    Warming and long on the finish.
                       ONLY                                 ONLY                                           ONLY

                      €49       .99                     €250                                              €35.99

    Please see in-store for full Irish Whiskey range!
                                                                                                      Cooley Distillery                 7

 Connemara 12YO                                                             Kilbeggan 18YO
 Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey                                           Blended Irish Whiskey
 A regular bottling in the Connemara range. Unfortunately                   The replacement to the hugely popular Kilbeggan 15
 this seems to always get overlooked by customers who head                  Year Old. This is just as smooth and malty tasting, but
 straight for the special editions! What a shame, it is a great             a slightly increased proportion of Sherry cask ageing has
 tasting drop of whiskey. It has the nicest balance of flavour of           added more spiciness and depth. One taste will have you
 all the Connemara range and has deservedly won countless                   hooked, it is incredibly more-ish, so much so that one
 medals and awards.                                                         bottle may not be enough!

 Gentle peat smoke, with
 complex flavours of crème
 brulee, banana and
 caramel toffee.

    ONLY                                                                               ONLY

   €72.99                                                                          €95

Tyrconnell                                      Greenore 18YO                                     Lockes 8yo Single
Madeira Single Malt                             Single Grain Irish Whiskey                        Malt Irish Whiskey
                                                Cooley are often praised for the quality of       Aged up to 10 years in ex-
This was awarded Irish Whiskey
                                                their grain whiskey and this bottling shows       bourbon casks and containing
of the Year 2009 in Jim Murray’s
                                                it at its best. Lighter and softer than a malt    10% peated malt, this is a
Whisky Bible. It’s still just as good
                                                whiskey, this this has a universal appeal that    mouth-filling and full-bodied
and is still the best Madeira Finish
                                                even non-whiskey drinkers may find enjoyable.     malt with flavours of peaches,
whiskey we have tried!
                                                                                                  barley malt and vanilla essence.
                                                Sweet and gentle with
It is very well rounded and
                                                pure fruit flavours and                           A touch of smoke on the finish
harmonious with flavours of
                                                a mouth-watering                                  adds complexity and warmth.
dried fruits, crème caramel and
roasted nuts.

                was €69.99                                                                                        was €34.99
                Save €10                                                                                          Save €5
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                 €59       .99
                                                        €84       .99

                                                                 Last day for USA Christmas deliveries, 9th December!
8   Scottish Single Malts

    GlenDronach 1971 40                                                 Glendronach 21 Year
    Year-Old Speyside                                                   Old ‘Parliament’
    Single Malt, Cask                                                   Speyside Single Malt
    1436 Pedro Ximenez
    Puncheon                                                            €79 .99
    €399 .99
    Spicy and full of life. A basket                                    A new release from
    of freshly picked brambles and                                      Glendronach, one of our
    raspberries. Huge coffee and                                        favourite distilleries. This
    roasted walnut structure.                                           is a limited edition bottling
                                                                        that has been matured in
    Powerful and full flavoured.                                        both Oloroso and Pedro
    Nuts, chocolate and dried                                           Ximenez Sherry butts.
    Mediterranean fruits including                                      With a taste like liquidised
    figs, dates and sweet raisins.                                      Christmas pudding this is
                                                                        sure to be very popular over

    Bowmore 12 Year                    Bowmore 18 Year
    Old Islay Single                   Old Islay Single
    Malt                               Malt
    €34 .99                            €74 .99
    40%                                43%
    A classic Islay malt. Lots         One of our all time
    of pungent smoke on the            favourite Scotch whiskies.
    nose with some floral notes        The 18 year-old is a highly
    and hints of dried fruits.         complex single malt with
    Full flavoured on the palate       heady flavours of dried
    with flavours of caramelised       fruits, caramel toffee,
    fruits, roasted nuts and lots      jasmine and lavender. Great
    of peat smoke.                     as an after dinner drink or
                                       with chocolate!

                                       Springbank                                     BenRiach 1989
    Auchentoshan 3
                                       10 Year-Old                                    22 Year-Old Speyside
    Wood Lowland
                                       Campbeltown                                    Single Malt, Cask 4813
    Single Malt
                                       Single Malt                                    Sauternes Finish
    €46 .99
                                       €44 .99                                        €99 .99
                                       46%                                            49%
    Another staff favourite.
                                       One of the few remaining                       Soft white summer
    This is a richly flavoured,
                                       Campbeltown distilleries still                 fruits, with peach and
    sweet-ish style of
                                       in production. Springbank                      apricot influences ever
    whisky but without any
                                       is an iconic distillery                        present. A light and airy
    smokiness whatsoever.
                                       with a huge following                          character, reminiscent
    Triple distilled (like most
                                       amongst connoisseurs. It                       of the great outdoors.
    Irish whiskeys) but with
                                       is characterised by a fresh,                   Subtle oak finished with
    lots of body and spiced
                                       zesty, almost briny quality                    a dollop of honey.
    fruit flavours. The Three
    Wood is matured in three           combined with a hint of
    types of cask including            smoke and delicious candied
    a period in sweet Pedro            fruit flavours.
    Ximenez Sherry Butts.

    We can ship to most countries worldwide!
                                                                                                                                     Bourbon             9

Jefferson’s Kentucky
Straight Bourbon
A small family firm that specialise in
releasing small batch Bourbons. Jefferson’s
select their whiskeys from the best distilleries
in Kentucky and bottle them when they
are deemed ready. Unlike other small batch
whiskeys (where up to 300 casks are used)
Jefferson’s generally bottle from just 8-12
casks at a time. Their fantastic 18 year-old
was one of the star performers at this year’s
Whiskey Live in Dublin.

Jefferson’s 18 Year Old Presi-                     Jefferson’s Reserve Kentucky                       Jefferson’s Very Small Batch –
dential Select                                     Straight Bourbon                                   Limited Availability!
47%                                                45.1%                                              41.15%
€99 .99                                            €64 .99                                            €47 .99
A very rare bottling from the old Stitzel-Weller   This Reserve bottling has been receiving           A great small batch Bourbon that is drawn
distillery and one of the stars at this year’s     rave reviews in the States. It is made using the   from barrels aged between 6 and 8 years.
Whiskey Live Dublin event. This whiskey was        same mashbill as the Small Batch but is aged       Distilled using a mix of 60% corn, 30% rye
distilled just a year before Diageo permanently    for longer, giving more complexity and plenty      and 10% malted barley and matured in lightly
closed the distillery. Bourbon fans talk about     of resin-y oak character. The nose on this         charred oak giving this Bourbon light and gentle
Stitzel-Weller in the same hushed tones as malt    whisky is incredible, laiden with spice and rich   character. One for fans of smoother and softer
fans talk about Port Ellen or Brora in Scotland.   fruit aromas. Big and full bodied on the palate    bourbons, this goes down a treat.
Grab a bottle of this before it is all gone!       with a chewy/fruity character. A great whisky
                                                   for cigar smokers.

                                                   “We stock many other Bourbons such as Knob Creek, Four Roses,
                                                    Buffalo Trace, Bulleit, Eagle Rare, Elijah Craig, George T Stagg,
                                                    Jim Beam, Makers Mark, Old Fitzgerald, Old Grandad & Woodford Re-
                                                    serve. We also have a range of Jack Daniels including Gentleman Jack,
                                                    Single Barrel & Silver Select.”

      Swedish, Indian, Welsh & Canadian Whiskies instore or online at
10 Japanese Whiskeys

    Nikka Whisky                        Nikka From                        Nikka Pure
                                        The Barrel                        Malt Black
    One of the oldest whisky            50cl                              50cl
    producers in Japan. Nikka was       €36 .99                           €36 .99
    founded in 1934 after Masataka
                                        Named ‘From The                   Primarily from Nikka’s
    Taketsuru had travelled to
                                        Barrel’ because the               Yoichi Distillery. This
    Scotland in 1918 to learn the       malt and grain whiskies           is characterised by rich
    distilling trade. The company is    are ‘married’ together            toffee and fudge flavours,
    now owned by the Asahi group        for a period at the same          with a smokiness that
    and operate two distilleries, one   strength to produce a             comes through strongest
                                        harmonious and soft               on the finish. A very well
    called Yoichi and one called
                                        blend. Flavours of                balanced whisky.
    Miyagikyo. Their whiskies are       boiled sweets, vanilla,
    regular winners at the World        apricots and citrus
    Whisky Awards and many              peel with a faint hint
    other events.                       of peat smoke.

    Nikka All Malt                      Nikka Yoichi                      Nikka Miyagikyo
    €32 .99                             15 Year Old                       12 Year Old
                                        €99 .99                           €89 .99
    A one of a kind whisky.
    The All Malt uniquely               A deliciously fruity and floral   A fresh and floral tasting malt
    combines whiskies                   single malt with aromas of        with light peat smoke. Sweet
    drawn from both pot                 white flowers, lychees and        hints of vanilla with light
    stills and column stills.           dessert grapes. Silky smooth      smoke & citrus fruits
    Usually column still                to taste with pronounced
    whiskies are made using             vanilla and citrus fruit
    corn, but in this case              flavours leading to a faintly
    malted barley is used. A            smoky finish.
    clean and fresh tasting
    whisky with delicate
    peat smoke.
                                                                                                 Fortified Wines     11
Taylors 2007                                          Barbeito Malvasia
Vintage Port                                          10 Year Old Madeira            Fortified
   ONLY                                                   ONLY

 €69.99                                                 €29.99
Taylors are well known                                Previously referred to         Fortified wines can be
as producers of some of                               as Malmsey, Malvasia           traced back to the days
the finest ports and this is                          is a sweet style of
from one of the best recent                           Madeira and is matured         when exported wines had
vintages. Robert Parker 95
Points, ‘The 2007 Taylor
                                                      traditionally in heated
                                                      warehouses. We would
                                                                                     to endure long sea journeys
Fladgate Vintage Port is                              describe the taste as          before reaching Ireland and
a blend of multiple sites                             ‘Christmas in a glass’,
meant to express the house                            packed full of spiced
                                                                                     the UK. To stop the wine
style in a great year. It                             raisin, date and fig fruit     from spoiling brandy or
displays a superb aromatic                            flavours with hints of
array of pencil lead, Asian                           caramel and roasted            grape spirit was often added
spices, incense, blackberry,                          nuts.                          which also helped to kill
and floral notes. Dense,
suave, and opulent on the                                                            off any yeast and keep the
palate, this is a mouth-filling, intense, layered                                    wine fresh. We are big fans
wine that has superb grip and concentration.’
2007 is described as producing well structured                                       of all fortified wines and
but incredibly refined Ports that are very capable
of extended ageing. We would recommend
                                                                                     have the biggest selection in
laying this one down for enjoyment in 10+ years                                      Ireland including Port from
time, however it is very easy to enjoy even at this
young age.
                                                                                     Taylors, Grahams, Quinta
                                                                                     da Gaivosa & Quinta da
Barbeito Sercial 10                                   Malaga 1908 PX                 Peca; Sherry from Emilio
Year Old Madeira                                      Antigua De Guardia             Hidalgo, Gonzalez Byass
    ONLY                                                  ONLY                       & Delgado Zaleta; Madeira
  €29           .99
                                                        €29.99                       from Barbeito; Malaga from
                                                                                     Antigua Casa de Guardia
The driest style of                                   Not nearly as well known       and Marsala from Pellegrino.
Madeira, Sercial has a
fresh and nutty character
                                                      as Sherry but equally as
                                                      good, Malaga is a similar
                                                                                     They are not just for
making it an ideal                                    style wine that is a usually   Christmas time, and often
aperitif. Similar to a dry                            sweeter and fuller bodied.
sherry but with a fuller                              This wine is made from
                                                                                     partner exceptionally well
more rounded palate.                                  the Pedro Ximenez grape        with cheese, roasted nuts
This pairs really well                                and has a velvety, unctuous
with pâté, onion soup or                              texture with flavours of
                                                                                     and desserts.
with olives and almonds.                              liquidised dates, caramel
                                                      toffees and dried figs.

Quinta da Gaivosa 10                                  Barbeito 30 Year
Year Old Tawny Port                                   Old Malvasia
                                                      Madeira Special Lot

  €24.99                                                  ONLY

Tawny Ports are primarily                             A rare and very special
aged in oak, unlike                                   Madeira that is limited
Vintage Ports which are                               to just 1550 bottles
predominantly aged in                                 worldwide. Off-dry with
bottle. The oak ageing                                an intensely fruity palate.
gives the wine a more open                            It is crammed full with
and nutty character but                               highly complex flavours
also means they are ready                             of orange peel, lemon,
to drink without further                              nuts and exotic spices.
ageing. There are ideal
with cheeses or as an after
dinner digestif

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12 Cognac & Armagnac

   We stock a large range of Cognacs including Hennessy,                                Cognac Francois
   Remy Martin & Martell but we find the best value is to be                            Voyer Grande
                                                                                        Champagne VSOP
   found in the boutique producers such as Francois Voyer
   and Cognac Park.                                                                     100% Grande Champagne
                                                                                        made up of 7 to 14 year old
                                                                                        Eaux de Vie.

   Cognac Francois Voyer XO Grande Champagne                                            Mellow & subtly persistent
                                                                                        flavours of linden, dried
   This stunning XO is a blend of Eaux                                                  flowers with a touch of apricot.
   de Vies of 20 to 30 years old.
                                                                                        14.5/20 Gault et Millau Guide
   Flowery notes give way to aromas
   & flavours of vanilla, dried fruits,
   walnuts mixed with spices & pepper.

   Gold Medal & Best in Class Interna-
   tional Wine & Spirits Competition 2011
   Gold Medal & Best in Class
   International Wine & Spirit
   Competition 2008,
   Gold Medal International                                                             Cognac Francois Voyer Extra
   Spirit Challenge 2007 & 2008,                                                        Grande Champagne
   Gold Medal 2010 Paris                                                                Monumental! A festival of exceptional aromas;
                                                                                        cinnamon, cloves, vanilla, spices, dried fruits
                                                                                        with light tobacco notes.
                                                                                        Cognac doesn’t get any
                                                                                        better than this!

                                                                                        Gold Medal Paris 2010
                                                                                        Coup de Coeur 2010
                                                                                        Guide Hachette
                                                                                        ‘Those who don’t

                                                                                        want to follow
                                                                                        the crowd!’


                                                                                        €199 .99

   Delord Bas Armagnac                      Delord Bas                                  Delord Vintage
   25 Year-Old                              Armagnac XO                                 Armagnac 1961
   Of all the spirits we sell,              Bas Armagnac Delord XO is                   First notice the dark mahogany
   this possibly offers the most            aged for a minimum of 6 years               colour with some orangey tints.
   outstanding quality/ value               in oak and received this well               Then, approaching your nose
   ratio. Winner of the Trofeo              deserved review                             to the precious liquid, discover
   Habanos Armagnac Cuba                    ‘‘The burnished/tawny/bronze                a fine bouquet dominated by
   ‘Best alliance between a cigar           colour is gorgeous; excellent               coffee and vanilla, with a touch
   and armagnac’.                           clarity. The first inhalations              of orange and cocoa. In the
   Elegant on the nose with                 come across laid back aromas                mouth the flavours are mellow
   peppery and spicy notes.                 of caramel, marshmallow,                    and ample, with a certain heat
   In the mouth it unveils its              and cotton candy; aeration                  on the finish. The flavours
   complexity of cocoa, spices,             brings out the depth and key                on the palate are fairly light,
   pepper, well-balanced                    importance of the oak through               reminiscent of coffee, cocoa
   tannins, vanilla & walnut.               scents of vanilla bean, dark                and wood.
   A fabulous Bas Armagnac!                 honey, nougat, pipe tobacco
                                            and rancio. The palate entry
   Gold Concours de Armagnac                is fat, buttery and creamy; at
   2008, 7th Best Spirit in the             mid-palate the taste profile
   World,                                   soars as robust flavours take
   Paul Pacult,                             charge, most prominently,
   Spirits Critic                           honey, dark toffee and cocoa.
                                            Texture is heavy. Finishes on
                                            a honeyed note. An excellent

                                                                                                                  €199 .99
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   1981, 1971, 1961, 1951, 1941, 1931 Vintage Armagnacs available!
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Cognac                                                                    Cognac
Park XO                                                                   Park

                                                                        €119 .99

                                                                        A new addition to the Cognac Park range is this 40 year-old XO
                                                                        Extra which is beautifully presented in this prestige decanter. A
                                                                        remarkably creamy & complex cognac. Aromas of ripe fruits,
                                                                        honey & vanilla complement the rich flavours of spice, hazelnut

                                                                        and dark chocolate.

Last year the Cognac Park XO won a prestigious
                                                                        Du Buisson
Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World
Spirits Competition. This year at the Los Angeles
                                                                        Reserve Cognac
World Wine & Spirits Competition it won just
about everything! Gold Medal, Best Cognac, Best                                                               ONLY

                                                                        Borderies is Cognac’s most
Brandy & Best Spirit of the show!                                       unique region. This 18 year is
                                                                        a picture perfect example of
An intense nose; cooked fruits, tobacco, vanilla,                       the complexity inherent in this
coconut, smoked wood & a hint of musk. Full,                            wonderful little region. The
supple, oily, powerful & generous on the palate.                        floridity is intense including
A full, fruity mouth with good intensity.                               violets, citrus blossom, and
                                                                        subtle herbal fennel seed. Sweet
                                                                        vanilla bean and soft oakiness
                                                                        brings it all the way home.
                                                                        Exceptional value!

Chateau du Breuil Calvados
Chateau du Breuil Calvados                          Chateau du Breuil                                  Chateau du Breuil Calvados
Reserve du Chateau                                  Calvados 15 Year-Old                               Reserve des Seigneurs
8 Year-Old                                                                                             20 Year-Old XO
                                                    A special blend of Calvados aged
Slowly matured in oak casks for 8                                                                      An exceptional blend of the most
                                                    for at least 15 years. The younger
years, this fine blend is light and                                                                    prestigious calvados. A full-bodied,
                                                    calvados gives it a fragrant
fruity with ripe apple, walnut,                                                                        rich, complex calvados with
                                                    apple bouquet whilst the
almond & vanilla.                                                                                      dried fruits, spice & oak.
                                                    more mature calvados imparts
                                                    a rich, vanilla oak flavour.
Silver Medal and Best in Class                                                                         Gold Medal Paris 2006,
                                                    Highest recommendation
International Wine & Spirit                                                                            Bronze Medal
                                                    - Paul Pacult, Spirit Critic.
Competition 2008.                                                                                      International Wine & Spirit
                                                    Silver Medal International                         Competition 2009.
                                                    Wine & Spirit Competition
                                                    2006 & 2008,
                                                    Silver Medal Paris 2010.

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14 Wines for Christmas & the Festive Season
     Senorio de Cuzcurrita 2005,                            Chateau Lynch Bages 2007,                             Chateau Potensac 1996,
     Rioja Spain                                            Pauillac, Bordeaux                                    Haut-Medoc, Bordeaux

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     We think this is the best Rioja in Ireland             One of Ireland’s favourite fine wines! How-          ‘This is the most amazing wine this estate has
     under €20 and it has a very loyal customer             ever, the price has rocketed and this might          ever produced. It is rich and long-lived. It
     following!                                             well be the last vintage we have sub €100.           boasts a sweet, earthy, blackcurrant & cherry
                                                                                                                 liqueur scented nose. There is terrific fruit
     Robert Parker 92 Points, ‘100% Tempra-                 Wine Enthusiast Magazine 93 Points ‘Rich,            intensity and purity as well as an impressively
     nillo, it was aged for 24 months in seasoned           impressively ripe fruit, the fruit dense and         rich finish.’
     French oak. Deep purple-coloured with                  black, with juicy black plum flavours fol-
     a brooding bouquet of cigar box, violets,              lowed by dusty tannins. The wine is chunky,          Robert Parker 89/100
     leather, black cherry, and blackberry, on the          powerful for the year, the dryness smoothed          Wine Spectator 88 Points
     palate it is medium to full-bodied with a              by new wood.’
     velvety-texture, succulent black fruit, loads of
     earthy spice notes, and a sense of elegance.

     Grands-                                  Chateauneuf                           Chateau des                             Montagny Les
     Echezeaux                                du Pape Cuvee                         Karantes                                Guignottes 2009,
     Grand Cru 2007,                          Mourre des                            2009, La                                Burgundy, France
     Mongeard-                                Perdrix 2007,                         Clape,
     Mugneret                                 Domaine de la                         Languedoc,
                                              Charbonniere                          France

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     We’ve managed to get a small             A blend of 70% Grenache,              Two years ago the 2007 won the          This is a delicious chardonnay
     allocation of this iconic wine.          15% Mourvedre and 15%                 Silver, last year the 2008 won a        from Montagny which is in the
     Complex, powerful with violet            Syrah from vines of 30-50 years.      Gold and this year the 2009 won         Cote Chalonnaise sub region of
     & black fruits with a velvety            Fermentation in steel tanks and       the Regional Trophy for best            Burgundy. A blend from three
     texture. Wine Spectator 93               wood and ageing in barrels and        Languedoc wine in the Decanter          different vineyard sites with
     Points, ‘A classy red, silky and         foudres for 12-18 months. This        World Wine Awards. A blend of           20% of the wine getting a little
     elegant, whose blackberry,               is a classic Chateauneuf!             50% Syrah, 40% Grenache &               oak. It has an apple scent with
     black currant and liquorice              Robert Parker 91+ Points ,            10% Mourvedre which is aged             subtle sweet spice and hints of
     flavors build to a long finish.          ‘The dense ruby/purple-tinged         in large French oak barrels for 12      lemon. Refreshing and surpris-
     Harmonious, with a mineral               2007 Chateauneuf du Pape              months. Decanter Magazine gave          ingly complex for a wine of its
     element playing out on the               Mourre des Perdrix exhibits           it the following quote                  price tag. The 20% oak gives
     aftertaste.’                             plenty of pepper, lavender,           ‘Smooth, spicy, mineral and ripe        it a delicious creamy texture to
                                              raspberry, black currant, and         fruit with good firmness and            the wine. A bronze medal win-
                                              floral characteristics. Full-         richness. Jammy and fleshy on           ner at the Concours des vins
                                              bodied with moderate tannin,          the mid-palate with an attractive       de la Cote Chalonnaise 2011
                                              superb depth and purity,              wild spice aroma on the finish.’        and also quoted in the French
                                              and a broad, compelling,                                                      Hachette Guide 2012.
                                              40-second finish.’

     90% of our wines are sourced & imported by ourselves!.
                                                                                           Wines for Christmas & the Festive Season                 15
Easthope Winegrowers,                            Finca La Colina Verdejo 2010                       Domaine Avela ‘Theodore’
The Gatecrasher Sauvignon                        Cien X Cien, Rueda, Spain                          2008, Languedoc, France
2008, New Zealand

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Rod & Emma Easthope two of New                   Made from grapes that were specially               This is the only wine produced at the estate,
Zealands leading talents wondered what           selected from old vines grown in the Finca La      which is considered as one of the greatest
would happen if a carefully selected             Colina, this wine really reveals the potential     wines of the French Languedoc & certainly
Sauvignon Blanc vineyard was afforded the        of Verdejo. Intense, complex and elegant on        one of the most exclusive. Only 5000 bottles
attention to detail normally reserved for        the nose with herbaceous aromatics. Full-          are produced per year with the vast majority
iconic red vineyards. What if the fruit was      flavoured, rich with a spectrum of ripe fruits,    being enjoyed at 3 Star Michelin restaurants
handpicked, whole punch pressed, fermented       good body and a crisp, persistent finish. This     such as El Bulli, Georges Blanc, Alain
and matured with indigenous yeast in used        wine was awarded 93 points by the Penin            Ducasse Plaza Athenece & more. A blend
French barriques with little intervention.       Guide 2012 (the highest score ever for a           of Carignan, Grenache, Syrah & Cinsault
                                                 young verdejo), a Gold Medal by Mundus             it reminds us of a the very best wines of the
‘Unlike any Sauvignon Blanc from New             Vini 2011 and a Silver Medal in this years         rhone. Great harmony & intensity of flavour
Zealand, let alone any Sauvignon Blanc I’ve      Decanter World Wine Awards!                        with black cherry, sweet spices, blackberry
ever tasted. If blind tasted, I would have                                                          & herbs. Rich but with perfect balance. Silky
placed it somewhere between Chassagne &                                                             tannins.
Puligny Montrachet. It is a great white wine!’
Lars Veale

Two Hands                                        Plic Plic Plic 2009,                               AN/2 2008
Bella’s Garden                                   Montsant, Spain                                    Anima Negra,
Shiraz 2009,                                                                                        Mallorca, Spain
Barossa Valley,

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Our favourite from our Two Hands range           Our top tip for great value and quality            From a cult winery based in Mallorca,
of stunning Aussie reds. Big and powerful        is 2 new reds from the winemakers from             the wines are sold in the best restaurants
but with a lovely freshness. Wine Spectator      Anima Negra in Mallorca. This one is from          in Ireland! Robert Parker 90 Points
94 Points, ‘Complex, focused, fresh &            Monsant which surrounds Priorat and is             ‘The 2008 AN/2 is made up of 65% Callet,
distinctive for its mineral-accented cherry &    an old vine blend of Carignan & Grenache            20% Mantonegre and Fogoneu, and 15%
plum flavours, hinting at liquorice, bay leaf,   which spends 6 months in French & Spanish           Syrah aged for 13 months in 35% new
black tea and pepper as the finish lingers       oak. Rich aromas of coffee & blackberries           French oak. Wood smoke, earth notes,
against refined mouth caressing tannins.         with balsamic notes, combined with vanilla,         cinnamon, clove, and black cherry aromas
This has depth and lingers well.’                caramel & chocolate. Light toasty oak with          are followed by a vibrant, sweetly fruited,
                                                 minerals. Fresh, creamy & long lasting. Label       racy wine with good intensity and length.
                                                 designed by comic artist Pere Joan.                 Drink this outstanding effort over the
                                                                                                     next 5-6 years.’

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   Over 40 Champagnes, all on offer, all the time!
                                                              Wine & Champagne Gift Sets             17

Champagne & Truffle
Gift Sets
 Cattier 1er Cru Champagne                      Bollinger Special Cuvee
 Brut NV                                        Brut NV
 Skelligs Rum & Black                           Skelligs Rum & Black
 Cherry Truffles                                Cherry Truffles
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Champagne & Port
Gift Sets
 Cattier 1er Cru                                Bollinger Special Cuvee
 Champagne                                      Brut Champagne
 Quinta da Peca                                 Quinta da Gaivosa
 Reserva Port                                   Vintage Port 2003

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Dinner Party
Gift Sets
 Cattier 1er Cru                                Cattier 1er Cru Champagne
 Champagne                                      Chablis Vieilles Vignes 2007 Daniel-Etienne Dafaix
 Chablis Vieilles                               Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2009 Domaine
 Vignes 2007 Daniel-                            de la Charbonniere
 Etienne Defaix                                 Quinta da Gaivosa
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18 Gift Sets
    Bordeaux Classics                                          Sugar Loaf Duo
    Chateau Lamothe-Vincent                                    Sugar Loaf Sauvignon
    Sauvignon 2010                                             Blanc 2011
    Chateau Lamothe-Vincent                                    Sugar Loaf Pinot Noir
    Merlot 2010                                                2010

    Award winning pair from                                    High quality fruity wines
    top Bordeaux producer.                                     named after the Sugar Loaf
                                                               Islands in New Zealand.

    Cardboard Gift Box                                         Cardboard Gift Box
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    Wooden Gift Box                                            Red & Silver Gift Box
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    New Wave Spanish                                           Christmas Favourites
    Vinos Sanz Verdejo 2010                                    Chablis Vieilles Vignes 2007
    Anima Negra AN/2 2008                                      Daniel-Etienne Defaix
                                                               Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2009
    Modern, fun but highly                                     Domaine de la Charbonniere
    prized wines!
                                                               As the title says, these wines
                                                               are super popular
                                                               at Christmas!
    Cardboard Gift Box
    €31.95                                                     Red & Silver Gift Box
    Red & Silver Gift Box                                      €49.95
    €34.95                                                     Wooden Gift Box

    Italian Fashion Designer Gift Sets
    Choose any 2 of the following wines in your gift set

    • Wines made by Feudi del Pisciotto, Sicilia
    • Nero D’Avola Versace Label Wine Spectator 89
      Points, 3 Glasses Gambero Rosso
    • Merlot Valentino 91 Points Wine Spectator.
    • A succulent merlot, delicious lingering fruit.
    • Cabernet Sauvignon Missoni Wine Spectator 89
    • Points. Nice ripe fruit, lightly spicy & tasty finish.
    • Grillo Carolina Marengo Wine Spectator 91 Points.
      Full-bodied white. Juicy, ripe exotic fruits.

    Any 2 bottles in Red/Silver Gift Box


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Christmas Mini Hamper
• Chateau Lamothe-Vincent Sauvignon 2010
• Chateau Lamothe-Vincent Merlot 2010
• Prosecco La Farra Frizzante
• O’Conaill 70% Chocolate
• Skelligs Rum & Black Cherry Truffles
• Skelligs Amaretto Apricots



                                               Deluxe Mini Hamper
                                               • Le Sughere di Frassinello 2006
                                               • Pinot Grigio Unterebner 2010 Cantina Tramin
                                               • Cattier 1er Cru Champagne
                                               • O’Conaill 70% Chocolate
                                               • Skelligs Rum & Black Cherry Truffles
                                               • Skelligs Amaretto Apricots



Seasonal Favourites
• Prosecco La Farra Frizzante
• Sancerre Bernard Reverdy 2010
• Vacqueyras 2009 Domaine de la Charbonniere
• Quinta da Peca Reserva Port
• Muscat Beaumes de Venise 2010 37.5cl
• O’Conaill 70% Chocolate
• Skelligs Rum & Black Cherry Truffles
• Skelligs Amaretto Apricots



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