Category: French Absinthe Verte
Product of: France
Created by American absinthe expert, Ted Breaux and Combier Distillery, who analysed a rare original 19th century bottle of C.F. Berger absinthe verte from Couvet, Switzerland to formulate this modern replica Jade C.F. Berger (also known as Verte Suisse or V.S. 1898) absinthe.
Sampled on 18/09/2012
Clear, pale golden with greeny blue tinge. With water louches milky very pale dirty green.
Vegetal, herbal nose with barky-wormwood, allspice, fennel and anise. Dried herbal and slightly musty rather than fresh.
Dry herbaceous with continuing musty note. Wormwood, fennel and anise with marjoram and faint clove.
Herbaceous, woody influenced finish.
Closure: Natural cork stopper