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With a first maturation in French oak casks that contained Cognac, the whisky is refined in Broceliande oak casks. With this version, the distillery's roots run deep in Breton culture, for a truly unique, unparalled Eddu Silver whisky.43,75 €In Stock
In 1921, Eddu’s history began in Plomelin (Finistere, France) when Francès Le Lay, great great grand-mother of the actual managers, bought a second-hand still, destined to mobile cider spirit distilling.
Guillaume, the son of Francès, became a known figure as local distiller in the public workshop of Pont-Menhir, Plomelin. So as for his son René. Francès, Guillaume, René.. Guy almost broke the family legacy training as a maths teacher. But the distillation gene took over and Guy came back on the track laid down by his ancestors. In 1986, Guy and his wife planted orchards and built in Pont Menhir their own distillery, hoping to manufacture a new spirit, unheard of in Brittany: The Pommeau des Menhirs, which would become the first Pommeau in Brittany to bear an Appelation of Controlled Origin.
Having mastered the art of distilling cider, Guy Le Lay, always seeking new products boasting the authentic Breton identity, develops the idea of distilling a new cereal: Breton buckwheat. In 1998, new premises are built and a new still purchased: the idea becomes real. The expert advice of a Spirit Master will lead him to success and guarantee the exceptional quality of the whisky to come…