Giffard Crème de Cassis Impérial (Intense Blackcurrant) Liqueur
Liqueur – 70cl
It all began during the very hot summer of 1885…
At that time, Émile Giffard was a dispensing chemist living in Angers (Val de Loire).
He had an inventive, inquiring mind, and was a gourmet as well. He took an interest in the digestive and refreshing properties of mint, and ended up concocting a pure, clear and refined white mint liqueur which he promptly put to the test by offering the guests at the Grand Hotel a sip of his cordial as a relief against the heat wave.
Having found instant success, Émile turned his pharmacy into a distillery and named his liqueur Menthe-Pastille , in reference to the tiny mint sweets that were all the rage in those days.
Five generations later, the family business still bears the GIFFARD name and is proud to uphold the high standards of quality instilled by its original creator.
Crème de Cassis Impérial (Intense Blackcurrant) – Liqueur (crème de fruits) made from infusion of blackcurrants, harvested in the Loire Valley and arise from Sustainable Farming. Very concentrated in fruits, rich in infusion, this Double crème reveals all its power.
Tasting Notes – Aromatic profile very faithful to fresh blackcurrant with notes of red fruits and spices, and vegetal notes.
Unctuous and smooth attack the mouth. The acidity goes crescendo with the tasting to reach a final full of strength. Slight bitterness brought by the tannins of the seeds.
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