MONTERU WINS HIGH SCORES FROM THE BEVERAGE TASTING INSTITUTE

The Beverage Tasting Institute (tastings.com) just announced the scores for the Brandy category today and rated Monteru the highest of the category.

Monteru Rare Cask Finish "Sauternes" Brandy = 94Pts Monteru Rare Cask Finish "Sherry" Brandy = 93Pts Monteru Rare Cask Finish "Triple Toast" Brandy = 93Pts

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This is an excellent news as we are re-inventing the category and it means we are doing the right thing.

See the details below.

Monteru

Rare Cask Finish "Sauternes" Brandy

Category: Dark Brandy

Date Tasted: 11/10/2016

Country: France

Alcohol: 40.8%

94 Points

Gold Medal

Exceptional

Light gold color. Attractive, fruity, floral aromas and flavors of varnished wood, leather and tea leaves, caramelized roasted nuts and dried fruits, and geranium pear and melon with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, nuanced, medium-long rich spices, minerals, and creme brulee finish. A vibrantly delicious brandy with great flavor and texture.

Tasting Info

Style: Complex, Fruity, Spicy & Rich

Aroma: varnished wood, leather and tea leaves, caramelized roasted nuts and dried fruits, and geranium pear and melon

Flavor: rich spices, minerals, and creme brulee

Smoothness: Tingling

Enjoy: in cocktails, on the rocks and neat

Cocktails: French 75, Champs-Élysées, Brandy Benedictine Cream

Bottom Line: A vibrantly delicious brandy with great flavor and texture.

Source: http://www.tastings.com/Spirits-Review/Monteru-Rare-Cask-Finish-Sauternes-Brandy-France-81-6-Proof-12-01-2016.aspx#sthash.TKNeGg29.dpuf

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Monteru

Rare Cask Finish "Sherry" Brandy

Category: Dark Brandy

Date Tasted: 11/10/2016

Country: France

Alcohol: 41.7%

93 Points

Gold Medal

Exceptional

"Light gold color. Attractive aromas and flavors of nougat, honeyed stone fruits and banana, white chocolate cookie, and lemon custard cake with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, long apricot marmalade, sandalwood, baking spices, and sweet cream finish. A silky, satisfying brandy with a rich core of fruit."

Tasting Info

Style: Complex, Fruity, Spicy & Rich

Aroma: nougat, honeyed stone fruits and banana, white chocolate cookie, and lemon custard cake

Flavor: apricot marmalade, sandalwood, baking spices, and sweet cream

Smoothness Smoothness: Warming

Enjoy: in cocktails, neat and on the rocks

Cocktails: Champs-Élysées, Brandy Alexander, Brandy Benedictine Cream

Bottom Line: A silky, satisfying brandy with a rich core of fruit.

Source: http://www.tastings.com/Spirits-Review/Monteru-Rare-Cask-Finish-Sherry-Brandy-France-83-4-Proof-12-01-2016.aspx

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Monteru

Rare Cask Finish "Triple Toast" Brandy

Category: Dark Brandy

Date Tasted: 11/10/2016

Country: France

Alcohol: 42.7%

93 Points

Gold Medal

Exceptional

"Brilliant amber color. Aromas and flavors of leather bound cedar cigar box, peach-mango chutney, cracked peppercorns, nutmeg, and allspice, and fruitcake with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, medium-long oak and tobacco, brown spices, honey cream, and minerals and earth finish. A robust, spicy, very oak-influenced brandy for contemplative sipping or cigars."

Tasting Info

Style: Complex, Fruity, Spicy & Rich

Aroma: leather bound cedar cigar box, peach-mango chutney, cracked peppercorns, nutmeg, and allspice, and fruitcake

Flavor: oak and tobacco, brown spices, honey cream, and minerals and earth

Smoothness: Warming

Enjoy: in cocktails, neat, on the rocks and with cigars

Cocktails: Old Fashioned, Manhattan, Brandy Benedictine Cream

Bottom Line: A robust, spicy, very oak-influenced brandy for contemplative sipping or cigars.

Source: http://www.tastings.com/Spirits-Review/Monteru-Rare-Cask-Finish-Triple-Toast-Brandy-France-85-4-Proof-12-01-2016.aspx

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