Chartreuse

Chartreuse liqueurs are especially valuable spirits that are produced by monks of the Carthusian order in the grand charter house of the monastery, in Voiron – near Grenoble, in France.

The production of Chartreuse liqueur is wound up in many secrets and myths. There are only two monks, Minister Benoit and Brother Jean-Jacques, who know the 130 various ingredients of the original recipe. Other sources relating to the original recipe are known by a third monk. We are relatively sure that ca. 1/3 of the ingredients originate in the Chartreuse region and the other 2/3 come from all over the world. All the ingredients, even including the coloring agents, used in all the charterhouse-produced liqueurs are 100% organic.
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Chartreuse Elixir Végétal - 10cl

France / 69%
(29 Reviews)

A legendary herbal liqueur, that was used as a medicinal elixir in the past. Tod...

The promising title of this recipe manuscript, from which the monk and pharmacist Jérôme Maubec developed the élixir végétal in 1737, bears the following words: “Elixir for long life”. The drink wou ...

 $215/Liter  $21.50
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Chartreuse 1605 - 70cl

France / 56%
(2 Reviews)

The Chartreuse 1605 was developed in order to celebrate the 400th anniversary of...

In 1605, martial Francois Hannibal d'Estrées gave the recipe for a so-called “elixir for long life” to a Carthusian monk. This was the beginning of the long history of Chartreuse liquor. To celebrate the 400th anniversary of this important ...

 $76.50/Liter  $53.50
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Chartreuse Verte - 70cl

France / 55%
(20 Reviews)

Chartreuse Verte was created in 1764 as a lighter alternative to élixir végétal....

Chartreuse Verte was created in 1764 as a lighter alternative to élixir végétal. The details regarding the original recipes' 130 ingredients have remained a well-kept secret. It is however known that sesame seeds are extracted to produce ...

 $66.50/Liter  $46.50
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Liqueur Chartreuse Verte V.E.P. - 1L

France / 54%
(21 Reviews)

Chartreuse V.E.P. is a wonderful digestif at 54% ABV, and is best enjoyed chille...

V.E.P. stands for Vieillissement Exceptionnellement Prolongé, or in English “aged for an especially time”. Chartreuse V.E.P. is respectively identical to both Chartreuse Jaune and Chartreuse Verte in its composition and production ...

 $178/Liter  $178
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