Miclo Eau-de-Vie Carafon De Poire William 70cl 43% ABV
The finest of Pear Eau de Vie from world famous producer's Miclo presented in the traditional fashion in a superb decanter with the pear in the bottle. Also known as a “Poire Prisonniere” or imprisoned pear.
Miclo’s “Les Fruits Captifs” contains a whole pear in a small carafe of pear Eaux de Vie. The fruit is grown in the warm orchards of the Rhone Valley. The carafons are slipped over the young fruits when they are very small and are suspended on the pear tree until the fruits ripens. Fermentation of the fruits is followed by distillation; the eaux de vie generated contains 70% alcohol before a reduction obtained by the addition of water from the Vosges mountain to make it ready for consumption. The eaux de vie is added to the jar containing the captive fruit.
The spirit and the pear each lends the other intriguing characteristics. Smell the pear! Bite the pear!