Category: Guignolet liqueurs
Product of: 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.
Sampled on 02/03/2017
Clear, burgundy red.
Cherry, Bakewell Tart, cinnamon, almond, leathery marzipan and prune jam.
Fruit cake, dried apricot, cherry and prune jam with mild cinnamon.
Prune jam, cherry boiled sweets (hard candy) and mild cinnamon.
Guignolet are a style of cherry liqueur that are complex and multidimensional with distinctive jammy prune flavours – this example from Cointreau is an excellent.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap