eau de vie

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strong coarse brandy

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The eaux-de-vie used to make Camus Borderies XO Cognac have aromatic intensity and velvety texture.
The rules for creating it are much stricter than other eaux-de-vie.
Made with up to 12 year-old eaux-de-vie, the marque comes in a sleek modern package to appeal to consumers of superpremium spirits.
Winters and founder Jorg Rupf strive to highlight that and other subtle flavors in their Hangar One vodkas, single-malt whiskey, and eaux-de-vie, all of which can be sampled in their new tasting room at a converted airplane hangar in Alameda.
Cognacs tend, with few exceptions, to be blends of eaux-de-vie of different ages, and the letter, star and name designations are connected to the age of the youngest ingredient.
In the greedy '80s, the nicer '90s, and throughout the past decades and centuries, people with good taste have always appreciated eaux-de-vie - those clear, exquisitely perfumed fruit brandies.
The Moscato is distilled from finished wine, in the style of eaux-de-vie (fruit brandies) from Alsace.
The epitomy of French refinement, the Louis XIII Cognac is an extraordinary blend of grande Champagne eaux-de-vie, the most prestigious of the six crus classed in the region of Cognac.
The new line extension is made from a blend of 35 to 45 unique, pale and gold colored eaux-de-vie selected for their floral characteristics, the company says.
The eaux-de-vie are later transferred to older casks, to allow evaporation and oxidation, the essential part of the ageing process.
During the holidays especially, eaux-de-vie (waters of life)--and the closely related fruit liqueurs and grappas--can hit just the right note either served after dinner or given as a gift.
The Peak distillery makes its organic gin, vodka, and eaux-de-vie from locally grown, organic fruit and unprocessed mountain water drawn from its CapRock source at 10,500 feet, 20 miles from the distillery.
An unbroken succession of seven generations of master blenders from the Fillioux family has preserved a familial knowledge of the firm's extensive cellars and a heritage of excellence blending eaux-de-vie.
Intensely fruity eaux-de-vie and experimental liqueurs that bridge wine-making and distillation are made by Bonny Doon Vineyard (also Ca' del Solo), Santa Cruz, California; Clear Creek Distillery, Portland; and Domaine Charbay Winery & Distillery, St.