Category: Pear liqueurs
Product of: France
Around twenty pounds of ripe Willians pears are required to make each bottle of Belle de Brillet pear liqueur. The pears are macerated in neutral alcohol and the essence blended with Brillet Cognac and sugar.
Sampled on 02/07/2012
Clear golden amber.
Heady, full-bodied, eaux de vie complexity with cognac and green pine sappy notes.
Perfumed intensity, with pear skin, ripe pear flesh, and poached pear, with caramelized pastry and underlying cognac character.
Long, complex and integrated finish continues pear intensity and fades with caramelized pastry.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap