Navigate Your Way To The Whisky Fizz Cocktail
22nd December 2021
Christmas is close and we have a task to complete, we must Naviagte our way using the Star of Bethlehem to find the Garden of Eden, there we will find the Orchard House which contains a Cocktail and its ingredients that will make you feel as though the beautiful English fruits and garden herbs have been blended by the angles themselves.
Sparkling Wine – Weingut Steininger
Located in their beautiful hometown of Langenlois in Austria, surrounded by the Kamptal Valley, Weingut Steininger believes it offers the best conditions for their typical wines and sparkling wines, and they’ve found the perfect combination between tradition and modern cellar technology, without ever compromising on quality.
Weingut Steininger – Grüner Veltliner Reserve Sekt 2018 – Tasting Notes
Aroma 👃 “Garden herbs, freshly cut grass and floral notes on the aroma.”
Flavour 👅 “A soft, creamy like texture, displaying green garden herbs, nettles and freshly cut grass on the palate.”
This Austrian Sparkling Wine Won a Silver Medal in the Herbal Gardens Category at the Glass of Bubbly Awards 2021.
Whisky – Compass Box
Compass Box was founded by John Glaser, while working at a large UK distiller in 2000, he came to the conclusion that there was so much that hadn’t yet been explored in the world of Scotch Whisky. He started Compass Box in his kitchen, where it grew over the years and now he has two dedicated Blending Rooms in London.
You can also find on their website a collection of videos of the Founder & Whiskymaker John Glaser, where he explores surprising truths and misconceptions about Scotch whisky, teaching you a few things about Whisky and the way to enjoy it, it’s called the Whisky School.
Tasting Notes – “Rich Whisky aromas with hints of freshly squeezed apple Juice. A classic whisky taste, with fine hints of green apples, green pears and lemon, gently progressing in the whisky.”
The Navigation Cocktail
- Sparkling Wine
How To Make The Navigation Fizz Cocktail
- Pour in 15mls of your Whisky
- Add 100mls of your Steininger Sparkling Wine
- Drop-in a Lemon Twist, a few slices of Apple and a Mint Leaf
Aroma 👃 “Fresh lemon, mint and green apple, with delightful hints of the whisky in the background on the aroma.”
Flavour 👅 “A fizzy burst of bakery minty flavours, just like a freshly baked green apple and mint cream pastry, with subtle hints of lemon, the whisky takes shape and adds warmth to your mouth, while delivering freshly squeezed green apple juice to the close.”
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