Chartreuse Elixir Vegetal (Chartreuse Élixir Végétal)

alc./vol:
71%

Proof:
142°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

Product of: Product of France France


Élixir Végétal de la Grande Chartreuse is the original tonic (elixir of life) first created by Brother Antoine in 1764, accordingly it is classified a pharmaceutical product in France. Take by dripping five drops on a sugar cube or in a little sugared water, or add a few dashes to hot chocolate.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 07/08/2012

Appearance

Clear, khaki green with forest green flecks.

Aroma

Candied angelica, eucalyptus, liquorice, tobacco leaf, freshly cut grass and mint leaves with ginger cake, spruce needles and cracked black pepper spirit.

Taste

Strong in alcohol and equally strong in flavour with herbaceous, rootyness with peppermint, ginger, fresh vegetal flavours with hints of lemon, aniseed and tobacco.

Aftertaste

Lingering bitter root flavours with lingering crushed peppermint leaf.

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