Produced by Distilleries de Provence, Absente 55 is created using the classic wormwood plant, thujone and a blend of aniseed essences. Infusions of mint, lemon balm, cane sugar, and water give a traditional, fresh but spicy taste with a subtle aroma.
Intense and full of fresh fruit flavours, Tosolini Moscato Grappa utilises Muscat grapes to deliver a smooth and aromatic flavour. Tosolini Moscato Grappa releases a bouquet of stunning aromas, most prominently tangy grape. The intense flavour of the grapes is closely followed and complimented by notes of fresh blossom, menthol mint and floral honeysuckle. A wonderful after dinner drink, perfectly paired with a range of indulgent desserts, the fresh tang of the grapes is what lingers longest.
L'Entêté (can be translated as „the persistent“) is a premium absinthe made with grand wormwood a wormwood field in the Loire Valley, right next to the distillery, fennel from the Provence, and green anise from Spain. This absinthe is a hommage to the traditional and refreshing flavours of absinthe, brought into the 20th Century.
At first, enjoy L'Entêté without sugar (due to its relatively low alcohol compared to other Vertes). Dilute one part absinthe with 3 to 5 parts of iced water.
From the Domus range comes another intriguing Grappa - this time, the spirit is made using the Nebbiolo grape and has been matured to help develop its flavour profile. Nebbiolo grape are the core of all brilliant Barolo wines, but do they make great Grappa? Absolutely!
Roasted apricot, walnut, dry cinnamon, juicy prune and a touch of brandied cherry.
Enjoy a date with the Green Fairy! Grande Absente is a premium absinthe, high proof without being overwhelming. Vividly neon green with a bouquet of aromas incorporating mint, lemon blame, aniseed and of course wormwood, Grande Absente Original is made to a pre-ban absinthe recipe the flavour builds as you enjoy each sip. Enjoyed by absinthe connoisseurs and dedicated spirits advocates around the world in the traditional way with sugar and water.
Spring water clear and aromatically fruity, Tosolini Cividina Grappa is robust and awash with the fresh flavour of grapes. Distilled in Northern Italy in traditional copper stills, there is a Slavic and Austrian influence due to the region of the distillery. With sweet brandy undertones mixed with the pomace of the grapes, Tosolini Cividana Grappa has a mellow flavour which marries wonderfully with aromatic notes and the sweetness of grapes throughout.
48 individual herbs and spices provide the exceptional flavour of Henri Bardouin Pastis. Slowly infused in alcohol these herbs and spices are able to develop and release their finest flavours. The botanicals combined create a sweet, warm and spiced flavour
A 20cl bottle of Jade's VS1898 Absinthe, a 'Verte Suisse' styled after the top quality spirit of the late 19th century. This has been reverse engineered from a bottle made at the C.F. Berger distillery before it closed in 1910.
An exceptionally crafted vintage-style absinthe created as a tribute to one of the world’s most famous pre-ban absinthes, Pernod Fils. Jade 1901 has a balanced flavour with a strong herbal aroma and an aftertaste rich in wormwood and aniseed. It has a distinct pale golden colour with a greenish tinge and fresh, woody aromas with notes of sage, tarragon and lime blossom. The alcohol content combined with the strength of wormwood provide the characteristic palate-numbing sensation absinthe is known for.
Jade Terminus is an homage to one of the best absinthes of the Belle Epoque: Cusenier Oxygenée. The Cusenier distillery created this absinthe in reponse to claims that absinthe was dangerous, and claimed that their proprietary oxygenation process left the absinthe free of any potentially deleterious properties. We now know that absinthe is only as harmful as any other alcoholic drink, however this unique oxygenation process lent a unique character to the absinthe, so to make Jade Terminus Oxygenee Ted Breaux decided to use a hot oxygenation process closely mirroring the original technique.
This handcrafted absinthe is distilled by T.A. Breaux, according to traditional french methods, and aged fully for several years. Absinthe alembics from the 19th century have been used for its destillation in the historical Combier distillery. This absinthe is made of a eau-de-vie base spirit, unusual Alpine varieties of wormwood, and other European herbs. No sugar or artificial colours are in the recipe. This absinthe has rested for an average of 3 years before bottling.
By 1897, the house of Edouard Pernod boasted a reputation for crafting some of the best absinthe the world has ever known. At the time of the ban (in 1915 in France), Edouard Pernod had become the 3rd largest absinthe distiller in France. The Edouard Pernod label was considered by many absinthe connoisseurs to be one of the finest marques, certainly on par with the famed Pernod Fils, A. Junod and Fritz Duval
The drink which sparked a new revolution, La Fee Absinthe Parisienne was one of the first absinthes newly licensed when the drink was once again made legal. Distilled in Paris utilising a 19th century recipe, La Fee Parisienne is exclusively authenticated by Marie-Claude Delahaye, founder and curator of the absinthe museum. With classic green hues and the flavours of traditional wormwood, fennel anise and hyssop it has both an herbal aroma and sharp aniseed flavour.
The Williams pear takes centre stage in this sweet and satisfying eau de vie. Lesgrevil Poire William eau de vie combines the sweet flavours of the pear with the intensity of the distilled alcohol and combined they create an enticing blend which is wonderfully enjoyed as a digestif. The sweet and fruity flavour of the pear is wonderfully teamed with your after dinner cheeseboard or a light dessert.
Through artfully fermenting and distilling the juices of the fresh raspberries of the Vosges Mountains, Lesgrevil Framboise Eau de Vie is full of fruity flavour. The sharp but sweet fruitiness of this eau de vie is teamed with a slight dryness which adds complexity for the palate. It is best enjoyed simply, served over ice or simply straight from the fridge. You could even use it to add a raspberry twist to spritzers and coolers.
No drinks cupboard is complete without a classic Kirsch. Lesgrevil Kirschwasser is authentically flavoured using traditional production methods. The cherry fruit, stones and juice are all fermented to create a rich and vibrant cherry flavour which Lesgrevil has harmoniously teamed with light notes of almond. Adding Kirsch to your cocktails ensures a strong hit of sweet cherry flavour or you can alternative use it to pep up desserts, flavoured pastries or even drink alone.
Wonderful craftsmanship allows the producers at Lesgrevil to develop the sweet and enticing flavour of Mirabelle Plum Eau de Vie. Lesgrevil Mirabelle Eau de Vie spends five to six year maturing to ensure a strong and intense flavour which also delivers surprising smoothness. Aromas of the sweet Mirabelle plum are paired wonderfully with its juicy flavour. Mirabelle plums are known for their deep, recognisable flavour and Lesgrevil have captured it perfectly in their Eau de Vie.
Bottled at 40% abv, instead of the regular 50%, the Nardini Grappa Bianco 40 makes for a smoother, lighter sip that might crack open up the cracking would of grappa to people who wouldn't have tried it before. It still maintains the floral notes and citrus zest, but it's gentler on the palate, making this traditional Italian drink perfect for sipping.
The original absinthe, Henri Louis Pernod founded the world’s first absinthe distillery and their modern product still uses many of the methods and ingredients of their original blend. Deceptively milder than its high proof alcohol content, Pernod Absinthe is understated and smooth to drink with the notes of aniseed and wormwood present but not overwhelming. Light green in colour is has natural herbal aromas and a distinctive touch of lemon, best enjoyed with water and sugar.
Pernod was created to sate the appetite of the French for aniseed. Without the inclusion of notorious wormwood Pernod could be enjoyed once absinthe was banned and its strong and distinct flavour ensures it’s still enjoyed today. Turning cloudy when water is added to improve the taste, Pernod is rich with aniseed, rooty liquorice and fennel working in perfectly harmony. The herbal complexity of each drink makes it even more enjoyable and helps temper the intensity of the liquorice.
ABA Pisco is a prized Chilean creation which is produced using a double distillation method in copper pot stills. Perfect for Chile’s favourite Pisco Sour cocktail, ABA utilises the fresh, juicy grapes of the Muscat variety, grown in the Chilean Andes. Crystal clear and exceptionally flavoured, ABA Pisco offers the taste of jasmine flowers, sweet honey and tangerine creating a flavour which is soft on the palate and syrupy sweet.
Using only Quebranta grapes from the Ica area of Peru, Soldeica Pisco is a strongly flavoured crystal clear pisco which has the comforting aroma of cooking bread dough. Oily and nutty scents are also released and the flavour is sweet and light, with a mouthfeel which is slightly oily and smooth. Aromatic flavours are led by herbaceous notes and that bready aroma becomes apparent in the flavour too. Easily drinkable and delicately sweet, each sip of Soldeica Pisco is exceptional.
Ricard Pastis is a uniquely produced aperitif which brings together three separate ingredients blended perfectly together with neutral alcohol and caramel to create a rich, intense flavour. Liquorice root, green anise and fennel are the three ingredients which deliver the traditional and complex flavours of Ricard. There’s a grassy edge to this pastis which helps it stand out from the crowd and it also has a minty citrus freshness which balances against the warm, liquorice tones.
Grappa obtained from the pomace of the noble variety Nebbiolo
Clear, crystal clear.
Intense, great nesse typical of the variety Nebbiolo da Barolo.
Of great elegance and harmony