Eddu 21 Years Old Graal 70cl 43°

Distillery : Distillerie des Menhirs / Country : France / Reference: : 25527

When making Eddu Gold in 2001, Guy Le Lay, founder of the Breton whisky, had the brilliant idea of setting aside a barrel that stood out from the others.

The years pass, the whisky ages under the watchful eye of Guy's three sons, and after 21 years of patience, the Eddu Grail is born. Bottled at 43°, available in a very limited edition of 304 bottles, this Single Cask is imbued with maturity but also with a surprisingly preserved freshness.

This is the oldest whisky ever bottled in France.

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Volume0.7 L
TypeSingle Cask
DistilleryDistillerie des Menhirs
Age21 years
PeatNon Peated

Located in Brittany (near Quimper), the Distillerie des Menhirs of Plomelin stands out for its originality. Indeed, it transforms black wheat and apples to cider, both emblematic productions of Brittany, into a range of whiskeys, spirits and high-quality cider.

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…

Nose: gourmet, with notes of bitter cocoa, caramel and buckwheat honey, but also fruity with powerful aromas of candied fruit, which evolve towards orange marmalade and raisin cake.

Palate: there are fruity, pastry or even spicy notes, which explode in the mouth and are revealed in perfect unity.

Finish: of a good length, in the continuity of the notes of the mouth.