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Absinthe La Maison Fontaine Verte - 70 cl

A Verte of the range of La Maison Fontiane absinthes.   Read the whole description
  • Alcohol Content : 55°
  • Production Method : Distillation
  • Country of Origin : France
  • Distillery : Emile Pernot
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La Maison Fontaine Verte is masterfully refined using an array of natural herbs including the world-renowned Pontarlier-grown Grande Absinthe. In combination with the natural herbal coloration this creates a classic floral Verte with rich herbal and peppery notes.

Connoisseurs believe that the perfect serve is to drip 3 measures of chilled water from an absinthe fountain over 1 measure of Fontaine Verte. This creates a stimulating, refreshing drink with a vintage green louche. Some prefer a more intense flavour and sip it neat or pour it over ice.

Fontaine Verte is also a wonderfully versatile spirit that can be mixed into an array of sublime cocktails.
- La Maison Fontaine Verte is designed to be a very versatile spirit. On this website are a few ways to enjoy this absinthe, created with the help of one of London’s leading “sipsmiths” and cocktail writer, Allan Gage.

- La Maison Fontaine Verte is a registered trademark of Metropolitan Spirits Ltd.
“Les fils d’Emile Pernot” distillery was founded in 1890 in Pontarlier, France, by Emile Pernot. In 1910, the distillery produced approximately 450 hectolitres; that is not surprising, because in those days, the consumption of absinthe was making good progress.

When “Fee Verte” was banned in 1915, the distillery turned its production to other products such as those made from aniseed, fruit brandies or alcohol made from gentian.

In 2001 the small distillery started to reproduce absinthe with “Un Emile” from an old family recipe.

In 2005, the distillery was sold to François Thevenin, who has since developed the firm to add a touch of modernity.

A year later, at the end of 2006, François Thevenin bought the Klainguer distillery, also situated in Pontarlier, and formed the Pernot – Klainguer distillery.
- At first, savour La Maison Fontaine Verte without any sugar. Then according to your taste, add some eventually.

- For one measure of absinthe (3cl), add 2 to 5 measure of fresh water.
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  • 70 cl
  • 55°
  • Distillation
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  • Green
  • France
  • Pontarlier
  • Emile Pernot
  • Natural cork
  • Natural
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