Distillerie et Domaines de Provence 'Rinquinquin a la Peche' (Peach) Aperitif 15% 750ml$48.99
An unusual blend of Vallée de la Durance peaches, peachtree leaves gathered in autumn, cane sugar and Lubéron white wine, RinQuinQuin is the Provençal aperitif par excellence! If you love flavoured aperitifs and are looking for a taste of Provençal sunshine, then you'll love RinQuinQuin. RinQuinQuin can also be drunk with foie gras and is a pleasantly fruity partner to your desserts. It goes particularly well with fresh fruit salad. Add tonic (1 part RinQuinQuin to 5 parts tonic) for a long refreshing summer afternoon drink. How do you drink it? The RinQuinQuin aperitif is drunk neat, cold, possibly with ice cubes. Tasting Notes: Colour: The colour of Rinquinquin is yellow with golden highlights. Its appearance is clear and brilliant. Nose: Its nose is intense on the peach flesh with a lemony, citrus note. Its freshness, from peach leaves, is given by a vegetal note. Palate: On the tongue, its peach aromas give it a very powerful sweet, fruity flavour. The taste is intense, pleasant, and rich on the peach and English candy. Rinquinquin is a light, fresh aperitif, with a round taste. Storage: Ideally away from light in a dry place with a stable temperature, between 10 and 20°C. After opening: it can be kept cold for several months. The product may show some signs of ageing or oxidation, which does not necessarily change the quality of this aperitif. For more Aperitifs, CLICK HERE
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence 'Gentiane de Lure' (Gentian) Aperitif 16% 750ml$53.00
Gentiane de Lure is one of the two oldest Distilleries et Domaines de Provence recipes. It's an aperitif made from Lubéron white wine, sweet fortified wine, alcohol, sugar, infusion and extracts of gentian roots, infusion of sweet and bitter oranges and a quinquina infusion.It has a gentle bitterness and the true root flavours and aromas of Provence. One of the oldest Distilleries et Domaine de Provence aperitifs, Gentiane de Lure is made for connoisseurs of gentian and lovers of all things bitter. Tasting Notes: Colour: The colour of Gentiane de Lure is accentuated, yellow with aged gold reflections. Nose: The vegetal nose of gentian roots is complicated by a citrus note as well as forest undergrowth and spice, which can be reminiscent of curry. Palate: In the mouth, the attack is fresh on the citrus, the end is more bitter on the gentian. The mouth intensity is powerful with a bitter and tonic taste. The product's taste lingers for a while.
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence Liqueur de Genepi 40% 500ml$91.00
A symbol of the mountains, Génépi enjoys the same aura of mystery that surrounds all inaccessible things. It is a drink for connoisseurs and lovers of herbal liqueurs. - This aromatic liqueur will revive and heat up tired limbs after a day's skiing and is always well received for its digestive qualities at the end of a fondue evening with friends… - Génépi is also an excellent partner for pork chops or a pork roast. - You will enjoy it poured over a lemon sorbet as a palate-cleansing "trou provençal" between courses. Our tip: As a digestif, chilled or on the rocks. Add a few drops [of Génépi] to a sugar cube and dip in coffee (the French call this a "canard"). How do you drink it? Génépi is drunk as a digestif, chilled or at room temperature. Add a few drops [of Génépi] to a sugar cube and dip in coffee (the French call this a "canard"). Over a lemon sorbet as a palate-cleansing "trou provençal" between courses. With pork chops or a pork roast. Organoleptic profile Appearance: At the time of production Génépi is green in color thanks to the presence of chlorophyll. Over time, due to natural oxidation, the color will darken, taking on gold to brown hues. Bouquet: Its nose has the characteristic warmth of the genipi with fresh, floral and menthol notes. Palate: The attack on the palate is predominantly plant flavors which go on to merge with a gentle menthol taste. Génépi is intense with a fairly good length of flavor.
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence 'Orange Colombo' (Orange) Aperitif 15% 750ml$53.00
An infusion of sweet and bitter oranges, lubéron rosé wine, quinquina infusion, curaçao spirit, natural orange flavouring, cane sugar and alcohol. It’s a clever infusion of all these ingredients which gives Orange Colombo its unique flavour. Tasting Notes: Colour: The colour of Orange Colombo depends greatly on that of the rosé wine from which it is made. Its appearance may go from an orange-pink to a light raspberry tint. Nose: On the nose, the first notes are more on the orange rind, with a fruitier note of mandarin. The spicy aromas of mulled wine are also found. Palate: The tastes on the palate are shared between the fruity orange flavour and a more vegetal zest note. The balance between the sugar content and acidity make Orange Colombo a very refreshing aperitif. Its taste lingering on the orange zest is strengthened by the bitterness in the final note. The perfect aperitif for those who love drinks with bitter or spicy flavours. Orange Colombo also goes very well with all dark chocolate cakes.
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence Absente (Absinthe) Liqueur 55% 700ml$119.00
Absente 55 is enjoyed by those in the know in the true tradition that involves a flame, sugar, water and absinthe… a ceremonial ritual that gives free rein to your imagination. Absente 55 derives its bitterness from several of the aromatic plants of absinthe (Artémisia Absinthium). The thujone content is strictly regulated in line with legislation (extract from legislation). The Absente 55 recipe, a blend of absinthe, aniseed flavours, mint and spices, gives it its incomparable colour and unexpected length of flavour. Adapt to suit your mood and taste: serve using the traditional spoon method, onto crushed ice or, if you love your drinks strong, just serve it neat. With Absente 55 there are no rules. How do you drink it? - You can pour the Absente onto crushed ice or ice cubes. - If you like strong drinks then you can drink it neat. - If you prefer it slightly bitter and less sweet, simply add fresh water to your Absente. - Those nostalgic for the past can practice the ritual of bygone days by placing a sugar cube onto an absinthe spoon placed on the rim of the glass and slowly pouring in the water until it melts the sugar and turns the Absente an opalescent green. Absente can also be flambéed and added to cocktails. Tasting Notes: Colour: A beautiful light green with clear shiny glints of yellow. Nose: A subtle aroma of absinthe blended with anise, mint and spices. Palate: Round aniseed attack moving onto a well-structured feel thanks to the presence of the amoise, finishing with the fresh, spicy notes (absinthe, lemon balm and mint) which give Absente its length of flavour Storage: at room temperature, not above 25°C or keep chilled. Store the bottle upright. No use-by date.
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence Absinthe Fountain - 2 pourers$364.00
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence Absinthe Fountain with 2 pourers - Fountains are the ideal way to perform the absinthe ritual and create a uniquely special atmosphere when a few people sit around a table with a fountain, conversation flowing and occasionally leaning in to prepare another glass. As useful as it is decorative, a fountain really conjures up the magical spirit of the absinthe world.
Distilleries et Domaines de Provence Noix de la Saint Jean (Walnut) Aperitif 15% 750ml$53.00
Noix de la St Jean, quite simply a flavour explosion. Noix de St Jean owes its name to the very ingredient that makes it unique: the best Dauphine green walnuts gathered at optimum maturity. On St-Jean (St Jean's Day). The infusion of green nuts is obtained by maceration of fresh nuts (with stain) collected according to the tradition on St. John's day. The nuts are crushed in an old arm crusher then placed to macerate in a mixture of wine and alcohol for 6 to 12 days in order to extract all of the aromatic parts of the fruit. A maceration of the stain of dry nuts also is made. A maceration of spices (cinnamon, cloves, peppers, nutmeg) is made fifteen days before the final product is created. When these macerations end, we draw out the infusions: green nut infusion, nut stain infusion and infusion of aromatics to add them to our aperitif. The fruit or spices, still penetrated with alcohol and flavours, are distilled in our still in order to remove the spirit. Suggestions: The Noix de la St. Jean aperitif is drunk neat, cold without ice. Noix de la St. Jean goes very well with melon and fermented cheeses such as Roquefort, Blues, Stilton, and Fourme d'Ambert. Noix de la St. Jean also goes extremely well with all desserts based on nuts. Tasting Notes: Colour: The colour of Noix de la St. Jean when it is made is somewhat dark red like the wine from which it is made. Over time, the appearance becomes an almost brown, terra cotta colour. Nose: On the nose, the dominant aroma is walnuts completed by a more spicy note of spice bread and dried fruit. Palate: On the palate, the aromas of this aperitif are marked by the walnut and nut stain subtly flattered by a spicy note of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Noix de la Saint-Jean is well balanced between acidity and sugars with a good volume on the palate. The astringency of this nut gives this aperitif a good lingering flavour. Its tannins are fine and not very dry at the finish.
Distilleries et Domaines de Provence Vermouth Forcalquier 18% 750ml$54.00
A new, totally up-to-the-minute aperitif that is both audacious and classic. Vermouth de Forcalquier is a full-flavoured aperitif in a superb vintage-style bottle. Vermouth de Forcalquier is an aromatized wine made with absinthe and vivacious, bitter plants and spices (lemon balm, mint, mugwort, green aniseed, cinnamon, coriander and pink peppercorns). Tasting Notes: Nose: Complex and subtle with fresh notes of absinthe intermingled with spices. Palate: A lively and powerful attack from the absinthe that evolves to reveal complex herbaceous, fruity and sweet notes finishing on rich notes of plants and spices that procure great persistence in the mouth.
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence Farigoule (Thyme) Liqueur 40% 500ml$85.00
Farigoule is the Provençal name for thyme. Indeed, Farigoule is an emblem of Provence. A flavored digestive liqueur from the Haute-Provence region, Farigoule embodies the very spirit of provençal flavors. - Farigoule, a unique traditional liqueur, is served as a digestif, chilled or added to your coffee. - It has all the digestives properties of thyme to round off that perfect meal. - In the kitchen, Farigoule de Forcalquier marries well with grilled chicken and, flambéed; it brings out the flavors of pan of Gambas or large prawns. It can also be used to deglaze the pan for a sauce to go with rabbit. Our tip: Farigoule is delicious served over a lemon or thyme sorbet as a palate-cleansing "trou provençal" between courses. How do you drink it? Farigoule liqueur is drunk neat, chilled or over ice. As a granita: place some crushed ice in a liqueur glass, pour over the Farigoule and place the glass in the freezer until frozen. Served over a lemon or thyme sorbet as a palate-cleansing "trou provençal" between courses. Organoleptic profile Appearance: Farigoule has the color of old gold with the patina of time. The liquid is clear and bright. Bouquet: The aromas are warm, somewhere between the smells of scrubland (spicy) and thyme flower. Palate: The plant notes from the thyme flowers are joined by a lemon flavor, which gives the Farigoule length on the palate and a refreshing finish. Farigoule is elegant, full bodied, plump and well balanced with a memorable length of flavor.
Distilleries et Domaines de Provence XII Dry Gin 42% 700ml$99.00
Gin XII is craft distilled from twelve plants and spices in a plate column still, creating a subtle range of aromas. Gin XII owes its name to the twelve plants and spices that go into its creation. It is characterised by fresh, minty, floral, slightly spicy notes and a beautiful lingering finish. A dry gin with a rich, authentic taste, born of a long period of research and reflection. Gin XII takes full advantage of its Haute-Provence terroir and its subtle blend of herbs such as thyme, rosemary, basil, eucalyptus, sweet almond and mint, which join forces with small juniper berries to express the aromatic intensity of a stroll through the garrigue!
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence Absinthe Fountain - 4 pourers$438.00
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence Absinthe Fountain - 4 pourers. Fountains are the ideal way to perform the absinthe ritual and create a uniquely special atmosphere when a few people sit around a table with a fountain, conversation flowing and occasionally leaning in to prepare another glass. As useful as it is decorative, a fountain really conjures up the magical spirit of the absinthe world.
Distillerie de Provence Absinthe Liqueur Fluo 26% 700ml$73.15
Absente 26 is a low-alcohol absinthe liqueur in the absinthe family. Composed of wormwood, wormwood plants, male aurone, green anise, melissa and peppermint, it becomes fluoresces in the dark under black light (due to the presence of riboflavin, a natural colouring agent). Serving suggestions: Fresh, on crushed ice or in a shot. Ideal in cocktails.
Distilleries et Domaines de Provence Elisir Roux Liqueur 47% 375ml$90.00
Elixir Roux’s recipe is part of the heritage of Distilleries and Domaines de Provence. It was brought up to date by oenologist Hélène Rogeon: “We wanted a stronger, more alcoholic product, which grips well in the mouth while offering great aromatic power. An elixir is rich in flavours that stimulate the palate and leaves the mouth feeling fresh. We favoured plants and spices with tonic and digestive properties. Energising and aphrodisiac Ginseng and Damiana, Lemon Balm and Fennel with digestive and tonic qualities, Star Anise, Sweet Almond, Star Anise, Cinnamon, Peppermint, Absinthe. The manufacturing process remains classic: after maceration of the plants in alcohol for 15 days, the liquid part (infusion) is left to rest between 1 and 3 months and the solid part is distilled. These two parts are then assembled with water, alcohol and sugar for a rest period before filtration and bottling.” The result is bold and full of pep, just like the new generation of strong liquor lovers. Tasting Notes:Colour: Beautiful green colour Nose: Slightly peppery plant fragrance, dominating the freshness of Mint and Lemon Balm Palate: First the strength, then the expression of plants aromatics and spices associated with a slight aniseed touch and a fresh finish. Delicate notes of lemon flavours stimulate the taste buds. Elisir Roux is best enjoyed with a tonic over ice, by itself or in aromatic cocktails
Distillerie et Domaines de Provence La Grande Absente 69% 700ml$154.00
Grande Absente 69, the modern, provocative "green fairy" which inspires the contemporary art scene, embodies all that is spiritual and anti-establishment. Caution, you may become mad... about it! Aside from the traditional absinthe ritual, the different plants and of course the absinthe contained in Grande Absente 69 makes it an ideal addition to an infinite number of cocktails. Shakers at the ready! How do you drink it? A few ideas to use depending on your tastes and desires: Traditionally, with the absinthe spoon ritual: Place a piece of sugar soaked with Grande Absente on an absinthe spoon placed on the edge of the glass. Light the sugar with a flame. Gently pour the water over it, to slowly dissolve the sugar and tint the liqueur with an opalescent green. Pour the Grande Absente over shaved ice. Add a little water only for those who prefer bitter drinks that are not very sweet. And those who love strong sensations will appreciate Grande Absente neat, at 69% alc/vol. In cocktails. Tasting Notes:Colour: beautiful clear green colour with yellow reflections, which look clear and brilliant. Nose: The aromatic power of grande absinthe dominates with the characteristic camphor and menthol notes which then mix in with fresh anise and spice notes. Palate: A powerful attack due to the presence of absinthe, then the structured development leaves room for a fresh and spiced final note that gives the product its lingering taste. Storage: at room temperature, not over 25°C or in the refrigerator. Store the bottle upright. No expiration date.