Chartreuse V.E.P. Jaune (Yellow) Liqueur

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Closure: Wax-sealed natural cork stopper

More about Chartreuse V.E.P. Jaune (Yellow)

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alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 8 years

Product of: Product of France France

A specially matured version of Yellow Chartreuse, aged for at least eight years in oak vats. The initials ‘V.E.P.’ stand for ‘Vieillissement Exceptionnellement Prolongé’, meaning, ‘exceptionally long ageing’. The individually numbered, wax-sealed bottles used are identical to those used in 1840.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 07/08/2012

Appearance:

(J.1818) Clear, pale greeny-yellow.

Aroma:

Herbal forest floor nose sprinkled with black peppery alcohol. Génépi, basil, lemon thyme and mint with pinecone woody aromas.

Taste:

The wonderfully complex honeyed-silky palate has minty freshness, rooty notes and is mellow yet with grippy alcohol bite.

Aftertaste:

Herbal honey finish with minty freshness.

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