Distillerie Pernot Absinthe Berthe de Joux 56% 700ml$171.00
Les fils d'Emile Pernot is a traditional French distillery founded in 1889 by Emile-Ferdinand Pernot in Pontarlier, in the Haut Doubs. The green absinthe Berthe de Joux 56 ° Les fils d'Emile Pernot has been carefully distilled in century-old stills with a base of wine alcohol. The result is spicy, grassy, fresh, peppery and terribly complex at the same time. Absinthe Berthe de Joux is the very first absinthe entirely created and produced by our master distiller Dominique Rousselet (to whom also the Authentic absinthe), an absinthe very rich in mountain perfumes combined with a refinement worthy of the greatest 19th century absinthes, a BIG surprise! Absinthe Berthe de Joux has been carefully distilled in our century-old stills with a wine alcohol base for its silky and fruity notes, green anise for its gourmet and spicy notes, fennel for its roundness in the mouth, the great absinthe of Pontarlier for its aromatic power and its herbaceous notes from our mountains, and many other natural plants kept secret. Absinthe Berthe de Joux offers you a unique journey not only through time in order to rediscover the majestic flavors of the absinthes of yesteryear, but also a trip to our beautiful region with an aromatic bouquet rich in scents of the Jura mountains. As for the origin of the name Berthe de Joux, here is the explanation: Amauri III de Joux crossed paths around 1170. His wife, Berthe, barely nubile, waited several years for him when one evening, a wounded knight presented himself at the castle. It was the young Amey de Montfaucon, a very handsome boy if legend is to be believed, Berthe, who had no more news from the Holy Land and believing her husband had fallen under the blows of the infidels, consoled herself in the arms of that childhood friend. Returning when we were no longer expected, Amauri surprised the two lovers. Drunk with rage, he pierced Amey de Montfaucon with three sword blows and ordered that his body be hung on a gallows planted on the rocks of the "Fauconnière". As for the unfaithful wife, she was condemned to be locked up for her life in a tiny dungeon where she could only stand on her knees, facing a narrow slit offering for only show the naked body, dislocated and eaten by crows. of her beautiful lover. On the death of Amauri, his son, the young Henri de Joux, took pity on his mother whom he sent to end his days "amended" and repented at the abbey of Montbenoît. This late remorse near Amauri's tomb was perhaps not enough to appease the divine anger because, nearly eight centuries later, some practiced ears still hear, when the north wind blows at night near the entrenchment of Chauffaud, " Pray, vassals, pray on your knees, Pray to God for Berthe de Joux! »Fairy tale or true story? The Berthe's existence is attested in medieval charters. She still lived in Montbenoît in 1228. Amey de Montfaucon, or its namesake, Count de Montbéliard, lived in the 12th century. As for the place called "Fauconnière, it would take its name from Amey de Montfaucon ...
Distillerie Pernot Absinthe Bourgeois (dominant anise) 55% 500ml$111.00
Absinthe Bourgeois 55 ° Les Fils by Emile Pernot, sweet and aniseed, will appeal to neophytes as well as to the most discerning absinthe lovers. Its relatively mild, subtle taste and its naturally green complexion make it a very pleasant absinthe to drink. La Bourgeois is a distilled absinthe that already existed long before the ban on absinthe. Its very famous label designed by the Mourgue Brothers represents a black cat drinking from a glass of absinthe. The table takes up the main characteristics of the one that Charles Maire had imagined for the Pernod Fils absinthe, namely: the table, the glass, the carafe, not to mention the Pontarlier diary.
Distillerie Pernot Liqueur de Sapin (Fir tree buds maceration & mountain plants) 40% 500ml$61.00
A light and mellow herbal liqueur, very appreciated in winter, traditionally known for relieving cough. You can drink it neat, or in a “grog”, and also to sweeten your absinthe. At the Emile Pernot distillery, the Sapin liqueur is an Art, it follows a very strict protocol in 2 complex steps: 1. A meticulous distillation of 24 rigorously selected herbs. 2. A fir buds and sugar maceration. Whereas Sapin liqueurs are usually made on the base of a simple alcohol, sugar and fir buds or even branches maceration, the Emile Pernot distillery uses his savoir-faire to service a refined and rare liqueur unique in the world.Its alpines and floral aromas will carry you to the great fragrances of our Jura mountains.The Sapin liqueur is traditionally drunk chilled without ice, in a little liqueur glass at the end of a meal.Little trick recently discovered: replace the sugar in your absinthe by a little dose of Sapin liqueur, the result is surprising!
Distillerie Pernot Absinthe Deniset Jeune (Artemisia Absinthium de Pontarlier) 56% 500ml$110.00
The Deniset Jeune absinthe is one of the few clear absinthes made in Pontarlier. It is characterised by its freshness and distinct wormwood flavour. The name Deniset Jeune refers to a former absinthe producer, Henri Deniset, inventors of the pine-bud liqueur. Henri Deniset started making his absinthe in 1867 in Pontarlier. His distillery became famous under the name Deniset-Klainguer, and after almost 110 years of operation was acquired in 2006 by the Emile Pernot distillery, keeping the important historical brand alive. The label is a vintage Deniset Jeune absinthe advertising poster, sketched by French artist Marcellin Auzolle, featuring the character Pierrot (beloved by Belle Epoque absinthe producers) in a scene from Don Juan famous play. Enjoy Deniset Jeune in the traditional way, with fresh water and sugar to taste, or in cocktails.
Distillerie Pernot Absinthe Authentique (Grande Absinthe de Pontarlier) 65% 700ml$188.00
Les fils d'Emile Pernot is a traditional French distillery founded in 1889 by Emile-Ferdinand Pernot in Pontarlier, in the Haut Doubs. Les Fils Authentique 65 ° Absinthe by Emile Pernot is a fresh, distilled green absinthe with powerful notes of absinthe. The power of natural plants wrapped in a sheet of freshness. Gold medal at the Concours Général Agricole 2013! Authentic absinthe is, to a certain extent, quite close to Berthe de Joux, especially in terms of the aromatic power of the distilled plants.It is young and fresh, we could even say that it is the most refreshing absinthe. from the Fils Emile Pernot distillery. The great absinthe is, like in Berthe de Joux, very prominent while marrying perfectly with the green anise and the fennel which invade your mouth and settle down for an eternity. We personally recommend keeping it in the mouth a little before swallowing it, so you will feel all the power of the great absinthe of Pontarlier.
Distillerie Pernot Absinthe Cousin Jeune (Artemisia Absinthium & green anise) 65% 700ml$183.00
Les fils d'Emile Pernot is a traditional French distillery founded in 1889 by Emile-Ferdinand Pernot in Pontarlier, in the Haut Doubs. The Absinthe Cousin Jeune 65 ° Les Fils by Emile Pernot is a fairly strong white absinthe with a slight hint of bitterness. Floral, powerful and surprisingly aromatic, it will appeal to the uninitiated as well as to the most informed amateurs. Titrating at 65 °, it is in line with our best absinthes such as the Authentique or the Vieux Pontarlier. The last white absinthe born from the imagination of our Master Distiller. Long on the palate with a slight bitterness at the end of the mouth, it will not leave you indifferent. Gold medal at the Concours Général Agricole 2014! Its label uses a well-known advertising poster from the Cousin Jeune house. It represents a young red-haired woman with voluptuous shapes carrying a glass and a bottle of Cousin Jeune absinthe on a tray. This poster and its slogan: "Ask for my cousin" written in large letters invites you to taste this absinthe with a refreshing taste lengthened with water, in the traditional way.
Distillerie Pernot Liqueur d'Absinthe 25% 700ml$71.00
Delicate, subtly perfumed. The best way to discover the wormwood flavour, not much known. You can use it in your cocktails, as well as on a scoop of lemon icecream.
Emile Pernot Absinthe Glass$22.00
The famous "Pontarlier" glass, the most elegant of absinthe glasses, with its dose clearly marked by a bulb-shaped reservoir that can be found on Charles Maire's famous chromolithograph for Pernod Fils absinthe.