Fruit Brandies

 

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Fruit Brandies and European style Eau-de-Vie

 

Canadian Kirsch

Kirsch - Cherry Spirit$41.49 – 375 ml bottle

The finest tree-ripened cherries from local orchards are hand picked, carefully fermented and distilled using a German copper pot still and centuries-old traditional methods. The resulting hand-crafted distillates have rich aromas and fruit flavours that are typical of Kirschwasser in Germany's Black Forest region, Austria, and Switzerland. Enjoy an after dinner drink or add as an ingredient to fine confections. Great in cheese fondue, Black Forest cake or "Kaffee Schnaps".

 

Pear Williams

Pear Williams spirit $41.49 – 375 ml bottle

Classic Willliams (Bartlett) pear brandy is the epitome of what eau-de-vie is about. Clean, aromatic, and distinct, Pear Williams captures the essence of the fruit from which it came. The finest tree-ripened Williams (Bartlett) pears from local orchards are hand-picked, carefully fermented and distilled using a German copper pot still and centuries-old traditional methods. The resulting hand-crafted distillate has a rich aroma and fruit flavour that are typical of the Williams pear, considered one of the most precious fruits throughout Europe. You'll love this after a day playing in the snow.

 

Italian Prune

Italian Prune spirit$41.49 – 375 ml bottle

This is a very popular "schnaps" in Southern Germany, known in the south as "Zwetschgenwasser". Clear and with no added sugar, this smooth eau-de-vie is a treat to be shared with friends after a day working or playing outdoors. Serve in a cocktail or pure at room temperature as a digestif after dinner!

 

Aged Italian Prune

Aged Italian Prune spiritIn Eastern Europe this is a traditional specialty called Slibowitz. Aged in oak barrels, this award winning eau-de-vie is warm and smooth with hints of vanilla. Sip at room temperature in a cognac glass. Enjoy the many layers of aroma of this amazing spirit.

Gold Medal Destillata 2013, Austria 

Our Aged Italian Prune got the gold medal for strong expression, intensive aroma of prunes with hints of cinnamon and very nice wood aroma; harmonious, persistent and with long fruitiness.