Absinthe of the Month: La Perchée

Absinthe La Perchée is distilled on a farm near the French-Swiss border, located in the small town Les Fourges. All botanicals appart from anise seed are cultivated on the farm own land. This gives maximum control over cultivation, which guarantees premium quality. This high-quality, small-batch Absinthe is the right choice if you appreciate the love and work that artisanale micro-distillers add to their products.

This Set contains:

1 x Absinthe La Perchée   +€0.00
1 x Absinthe Spoon Decorated Feuille   +€0.00

€69.00

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equals €98.57 per 1 Liter
Delivery Time: 2-3 days to USA
SKU: AOM

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New in stock: Absinthe La Perchée is distilled on a farm near the French-Swiss border, approximately 10km distance from Pontarlier. The farm is located in the small town Les Fourges, 1100m above sea level. All botanicals appart from anise seed are cultivated on the farm own land. This gives maximum control over cultivation, which guarantees premium quality. Adittionally, the altitude enhances the aroma structure of the wormwood plants. La Perchée is an Absinthe Superieure with 72% alc. by vol. It's rich bouquet derives from a formula dating back to the haydays of Absinthe back in the 19th century. The Absinthe is clear in color, as no coloring herbs are added after distillation. Therefore La Perchées´ taste is extremly fresh without being too strong on anise. It should be diluted with ice-cold water in a ratio of 1:3 to 1:4. It's up to personal tasting adding a little bit of sugar. Overall this high-quality, small-batch Absinthe is the right choice if you appreciate the love and work that artisanale micro-distillers add to their products.

 

Wormwood, Absinthe and the resulting taste: 

Real wormwood (artemisia absinthium) is a tall, grooved, branched and silvery-green plant. It can grow to 0.8–1.2 metres (2 ft 7 in–3 ft 11 in) ) in height. The leaves are spirally arranged, greenish-grey above and white below, covered with silky silvery-white trichomes. The plant is rich in essential oils. If you rub some leaves between your fingers you will immediately detect it´s aroma. Real worwmood is quite bitter in taste. That´s why you should not use it as a coloration herb. It would destroy the fine structure of the distillate. For coloration other plants and wormwood species are used. Common are hysop, melissa and small wormwood (artemisia pontica). Nevertheless the coloration herbs always add a bit of flavor to the distilled Absinthe. A very smooth and clear taste is achieved by skipping the coloration process. These Absinthes are called "La Bleues" or "Blanches". We also sell them at our store.

 

Additional Info

Additional Info

Country of Origin: France
Alcohol: 72%
Content (l): 0.7
Tasting Notes: Crisp Absinthe with lower anise-level
Contains Colorings: No

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Lovely box for a new absinthe-lover! With this i can try and choose different type of absinthe. Thanks Alandia! Excellente service!
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This is one of the flagship absinthes of Alandia. It has a nice louche and a rich, complex and smooth flavor. You can't go wrong with this one (Maison ALANDIA).
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