Cointreau Guignolet Cherry Liqueur

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Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Cointreau Guignolet Liqueur

Produced by: Cointreau SA
Owned by: Rémy Cointreau
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alc./vol: 20%

Proof: 40°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of France France

Cointreau’s Guignolet Liqueur is a reincarnation of the first recipes from the archives of la Maison Cointreau, hence the retro label. Cherries were brought the region by King Rene, who lived at the Chateau D'Angers, close to the Cointreau Distillery.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 02/03/2017

Appearance:

Clear, burgundy red.

Aroma:

Cherry, Bakewell Tart, cinnamon, almond, leathery marzipan and prune jam.

Taste:

Fruit cake, dried apricot, cherry and prune jam with mild cinnamon.

Aftertaste:

Prune jam, cherry boiled sweets (hard candy) and mild cinnamon.

Overall:

Guignolet are a style of cherry liqueur that are complex and multidimensional with distinctive jammy prune flavours – this example from Cointreau is an excellent.

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