Product of: France
Released autumn 2015, Soeurs Cerises is made from a several varieties of cherry with Morello predominating. The fruits are macerated in neutral alcohol and the resulting infusion blended with a distilled cherry eau-de-vie and some Merlet Brothers Blend Cognac.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 24/01/2016
Clear, deep crimson red with purple hues.
Pungent fresh Morello cherry and cherry pie filling with faint almond.
Sweet and sour, richly cherry flavoured palate with jammy Morello fruit, tart acidity and tannins and hints of toasted almond. Faint cognac notes.
Long lingering jammy cherry and cherry pie filling with accompanying acidity.
Richly flavoured with intense Morello cherry and cherry jam and balancing tannins and acidity. Pleasing cognac and almond notes add complexity.