Absenteroux is an alcohol-fortified wine, aromatised with herbs and spices. Absenteroux™ is produced with white wine from Provence (Ugni Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Vermentino & Clairette), sugar, distillates (coriander, anise, lemon balm, mint…), gentian extracts, essence of wormwood ….and a natural aroma of vermouth (orange, plants and spices).
Absenteroux is up to 10 mg of thujone/liter.
Dry botanicals and spices are first macerated into beet alcohol. After specific times, plants and spices are drop of from the liquid. These solid parts are then distilled in small pot still, especially the wormwood. By combining white wines, infusions, distillates and essences, we finally achieve the finish product. Physical, chemical and organoleptic qualities give Absenteroux a unique, delicious character.
Nose and taste:
Light green color with glints of yellow and orange.
Nose: complex and subtle with its fresh melding notes of absinthe (wormwood), gentian and spices.
Mouth: a first rich and powerful attack with the absinthe plant, followed by a complex evolution both vegetal, fruity and sweet developing gentian and spices notes.
How to drink it:
Makes great spritzes.
Enjoy as a long drink, on ice with tonic water.
Delicious chilled, or on the rocks.
Please keep the product refrigerated after opening.