Liqueur d’Edelweiss (d'Edel-eis)

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Closure: Natural driven cork

More about Liqueur d’Edelweiss (d'Edel-eis)

Produced by: Pretty Nature SA
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alc./vol: 37.5%

Proof: 75°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Switzerland Switzerland

This Swiss liqueur is flavoured with edelweiss, a small white flower found high in the Alps, perhaps best known for lending its name to the show tune from the 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music.
Edelweiss (Edelweiß) in German means noble and white, and this short lived perennial plant is generally found at altitudes from 1700 meters to 2700 meters.

In 2000, Christian Borel-Jaquet, a natural products chemist and pharmacist teamed up with Stephen Keller, spirits specialist to create this liqueur.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 23/01/2012


Crystal clear.


Honey, nubuck leather with beguiling floral aromas (honeysuckle blossom).


Honey and peppery alcohol dominate the slightly syrupy palate with buttery floral flavours.


Floral honey finish with lingering black pepper alcohol prickle.

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