This eau de vie reminds me of gourmet moments when
together with friends we would share a warm greengage
tart. Notes of warm greengage almost jammy. The
palate is harmonious with a rustique touch and finishes
on notes of jam, acacia honey and pastry.
It all starts with the choice of fruits, flowers and spices.
Contrary to common belief, spoiled fruits are not used in the distillery. Mette accepts only the best-quality fruits and holds to a high standard in produce. Timing is of utmost importance. Naturally sweet fruits ferment in for around 6 to 8 weeks. Other berries, flowers and spices are put to maceration in a neutral eau-de-vie made of wine and therefore three dimensional rather than flat. And ageing in stainless steel vats up to 10 years is of outmost importance. The exotic components are amazing discoveries: Acacia, Asperule (from which the first aspirin was obtained), Medlar, Greengage Plum, etc.