One of the most delicious and fragrant brandies made from Alsace’s abundant supply of fruit is that of the Williams Pear, Eau-de-vie de poire Williams. It is made by fermenting crushed ripe fruit for up to six weeks, and then distilling it to a relatively low strength which preserves its distinctive bouquet. It is then allowed to age. Williams Pear brandy is perfect finale to meal. It should be served well-chilled or on ice, to develop its delicious long-lasting bouquet. Mixes also well with tonic, soda and vermouth. Can be used as topping on a sorbet
Color: Clear, colorless, with characteristic fruit Eaux-de-Vies brilliance. A supple, fluid Eau-de-Vie.Nose: Clean and typical of Williams Pear, with no strange notes. The intense nose is an indication of the quality of the selection of the original fruits and delicate distillation. Very fruity, long lasting and truly inviting bouquet.Palate: The rounded ‘’ grain ‘’ of the Pear is very noticeable. In the mouth, a very intense floral note gives great freshness. Intense fruity note, with an initial perception of fresh fruit overlaid by ripe fruit and marmalade or jam. Very prominent spicy endnote with a hint of Liquorice typical of williams pear.
Massenez Poire Pear Brandy is a pear eau-de-vie the most delightful and most fragrant. It is made by fermenting crushed ripe fruit for up to six weeks and then distilled at a relatively low strength which preserves its distinctive bouquet.