MERLET Cassis de Saintonge Boisee 20%
Cremes De Fruits, France / Poitou-charentes, 70cl, Ref: 3205
Concentrated blackcurrant, with a surprising richness. Just a few drops are enough! Blackcurrants grow all around the Merlet Distillery, on the wine-producing soil of Saintonge Boisée. Stringent production criteria with reduced yields, monitored harvests and ripeness inspections result in particularly delicious fruit.
Style: Powerful and rich. Nose: Ripe blackcurrants, spicy notes, black tea. Palate: Concentrated and balanced. Finish: Very long, old-fashioned jam.
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AwardsGold Medal, Outstanding, International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013 94/100, Excellent, Highly Recommended, Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2013 Gold Medal, Paris Concours Général Agricole agricultural competition 2011 Gold Medal, Metz International Fruit Eaux-de-vie and Liqueurs Competition 2006
- Appearance : violet, almost black.
- Nose : extremely powerful, ripe blackcurrants. Develops notes of spices, mint and black tea on aeration.
- Palate : its thickness reflects the extremely concentrated fruit. Blackcurrants immediately coat the palate. Perfect balance between sugar, acidity and alcohol.
- Overall : almost never-ending, with aromas of old-fashioned jam.
- The brand
Wine-growers in the French region of Saintonge for over two centuries, the Merlet family installed its first still in around 1850 in order to begin distilling and producing cognac. Over generations, they have refined their craft and now produce unique eaux de vie that are characteristic of the Saintonge terroir. Everything, from the alchemy of the still’s copper to the oak of the barrels, comes together over time to allow their eaux de vie to blossom into harmonious cognacs. In the 1970s, the creation of the Cassis plantation represented the first step in the diversification of the local wine-making terroir. The birth of the Crème de Cassis of Saintonge Boisée led to the creation of a range of fruit crèmes that are today extremely well-known.
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