Chartreuse 1605 Liqueur d'Elixir Liqueur

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Barcode UPC: 3 023481 100707
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Chartreuse 1605 Liqueur d'Elixir

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alc./vol: 56%

Proof: 112°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

This monastic liqueur commemorates 1605, when Marshal François Hannibal d'Estrées, presented the Carthusian monks of Paris with a recipe for an 'Elixir of Life'. Four hundred years later, in 2005, this rendition of the original recipe, bottled at 56% was first released.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 07/08/2012

Appearance:

Clear, emerald/olive green.

Aroma:

Herbaceous and slightly earthy/peaty with pungent peppery alcohol, pine, aniseed and crushed mint leaves and faint basil.

Taste:

Get beyond the alcohol punch (we’ve reduced to approx. 43%) and you’ll find this green coloured liqueur has an equally verdant flavour. Very fresh minty herbal palate with aniseed, gentian and génépi. Lighter in sugar than other Chartreuse offerings.

Aftertaste:

Lingering minty herbal leafy freshness. Fades with celery notes.

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