The character of Upland brandy is unmistakable: Wafts of dried peaches and apricots, citrus and pineapple are topped by generous vanillas – a depth and complexity of flavour that lingers on the palate, with a dry finish reminiscent of a great XO Cognac.
The grapes are crushed, fermented and then batch-distilled in the handmade pure copper pot-still and matured for many years in small French oak barrels.
This Upland brandy is best when savoured neat after a meal, accompanied perhaps by coffee and dark chocolate.
Gold Medal Award.
Second Place in the Guldkorken International Competition in Stockholm in 2005.
Upland makes South Africa's only Cask Strength (62 % alc.) brandy. Nothing has been added, not even water!
This brandy has a rich deep colour and unforgettable complex aroma that makes it entirely unique. Just as a perfume differs from an eau de toilette, this brandy supersedes regular brandies. Tiny sips are essential. The flavour seems to explode in the mouth.
A special blend in a beautiful crystal decanter, this brandy represents excellent value for the discerning connoisseur.
On the nose - gentle cigar box and pencil shavings, with prominent fruits.
On the palate - flavours of dried peaches, citrus, strawberries, fruit cake and almonds are topped by generous vanillas.
A brandy with great length and a dry finish.
Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man personifies the idea that beauty can be related to perfect proportions and balance, and that perfection involves interaction between man and nature
This brandy epitomises this balance, in the organic farming techniques used to grow the grapes, and the careful distillation and long years of maturation needed to produce it. The character is redolent with flavours of dried peaches, delicate overtones of stewed fruits and nuts, butterscotch, créme brûlée and vanilla, with great length.
Limited release of 50 bottles.
This exquisite brandy is the crowning glory of Upland's finest spirits bottled with pure gold leaf flakes. Only 21 bottles were made. The gold leaf, sparkling as it is suspended and swirls in the glass, illustrates how the best in life is a blend between transient experience and lasting memories. Settling slowly, it echoes the gentle organic farming techniques that ensure our beautiful natural environment is conserved where the grapes for this unique brandy were grown. Sacrificing yield in lieu of intensity of flavour, these techniques ensure that the biodiversity of the farm is enhanced.
Tasting notes: intense complexity on the nose, a veritable melange of spice, fruits and nuts. On the palate nothing dominates, instead the Reserve presents a perfectly integrated mix of dried peaches and apricots, raisins, pineapple, citrus peel, almonds, hazels, cigar box, fruit cake, cinnamon, pimento and vanilla. A long smooth dry finish ensures an unforgettable taste experience.
This brandy is Upland's Director's Reserve. It offers an unforgettable visual and taste experience for the discerning connoisseur or collector.
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