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Eddu Silver Broceliande 70cl 42°

Distillery : Distillerie des Menhirs / Country : France / Reference: : 22416

With the Silver range, the Menhirs distillery is the only one to produce a whisky from buckwheat. This version is even more special with its innovative finish in casks made from mythical Broceliande oak. This is the forest of Arthurian tales and legends, featuring enchanter Merlin, Morgane and Viviane fairies, and the Knights of the Round Table.

With a first maturation in French oak casks that previously contained Cognac, this whisky has been 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.

Eddu Silver Broceliande is silky and quite oaky. It reveals floral notes of spices, and lovely flavours of sweet dried fruits.

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Features

Volume0.7 L
ABV42 °
TypePure Buckwheat
DistilleryDistillerie des Menhirs
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
MaturationOak Casks
PeatNon Peated
PackagingCase
Reference:22416

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…

Colour: yellow amber glow.

Nose: quite appealing with delicate vanilla notes of Broceliande oak. Fresh floral scents of wild carnation and bluebell bring voluptuous notes to a fruitiness of roasted almonds and nuts. Develops spicy notes of cinnamon and curry.

Palate: rich and complex, a pleasant woody notes with an edge of vanilla. A bursting fruitiness in the mouth.

Finish: long and perfectly harmonious to the palate. Quite apparent, quite refined.