10 wood-aged spirits for holiday gift-giving

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There are tons of spices, plenty of sugary sweets and numerous special occasion delights (lobster, caviar, champagne).

Described as the most perfectly crafted 18-year-old blended Scotch whisky John Walker and his sons have ever produced, Platinum offers a deep, complex layering of smoky flavor.

Blended from a limited number of casks (single malt and grain whiskeys) each matured for a minimum of 18 years.

4 Herradura Coleccion de la Casa, Reserva 2013 – Cognac Cask Finish Reposado: A mouthful of a title and a delicious mouthful of small-batch tequila from the house of Herradura.

Created in honor of Knob Creek founder Booker Noe, this new expression is best enjoyed neat or with an ice cube or two.

Look for notes of creamy vanilla and sweet fruit in this smoky, peaty charmer; $59.99.

More than 160 years of blending traditions are poured into this rare whisky from each of Scotland’s whisky regions that has been double barrel aged to incomparable smoothness; $199.99. …read more

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