Eau de Vie de Poire William: Maison J Colombier

This superb Eau de Vie has intense aromas and tastes of Williams pears (from which it is distilled) and a terrific palate-cleansing finish. It makes for a highly effectual post-prandial restorative.

(50cl bottle).

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Tasting Notes

The only question is whether one should buy it with the visually arresting pear in the bottle or (more economically) without!

About this wine
Grape Variety (Cépage)Non-Wine
VintageNon Vintage
Alcohol By Volume (%)43

Maison J. Colombier

Maison J. Colombier is located in a village 25 kilometers south of Lyon in the northern part of the Rhone valley, where the family farm 8 hectares of Williams pear trees, from which is derive their famous 'Poire William' brandy. A fifth of the orchard is over 100 years old - current custodians are Sophie and Stéphane Jay, the third generation of orchardmen-distillators. The pears harvested are used exclusively by their distillery.


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