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Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur 50cl

Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur 50cl

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Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur: A Taste of Summer in a Bottle (500ml)

Indulge in the delicate floral fragrance and refreshing taste of summer with Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur. Crafted in the heart of Herefordshire, England, this award-winning liqueur is a delightful expression of the elderflower blossom, perfect for sipping on its own or adding a touch of floral flair to your favourite cocktails.

In this detailed tasting note, we'll delve into the captivating world of Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur, exploring its aroma, flavour profile, and ideal serving suggestions.

Aroma:

  • The first impression of Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur is a burst of fresh elderflower blossoms. The delicate, heady fragrance is reminiscent of a summer meadow in full bloom, with subtle hints of honeysuckle and citrus peeking through.
  • As the liqueur opens up, notes of ripe pear and green apple emerge, adding a touch of sweetness and juiciness to the floral bouquet.
  • Underlying the floral and fruity notes is a subtle earthiness that provides depth and complexity to the aroma.

Flavour:

  • The initial sip of Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur delivers a delightful explosion of elderflower. The floral character is bright and intense, yet maintains a delicate balance.
  • The sweetness of the liqueur is gentle and understated, allowing the natural flavour of the elderflower to shine through. Hints of pear, apple, and citrus complement the floral notes, adding a touch of complexity and refreshment.
  • The texture is smooth and slightly syrupy, coating the palate pleasantly without being heavy.
  • The finish is clean and refreshing, with lingering notes of elderflower and a hint of citrus zest.

Overall:

Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur is a captivating and versatile spirit. The delicate balance of floral notes, subtle sweetness, and a touch of earthiness makes it a delightful drink to savour on its own.

Serving Suggestions:

Enjoy Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur in all its glory by:

  • Sipping it neat: For the purist, serve chilled in a coupe glass or over ice for a touch of refreshment.
  • Crafting classic cocktails: Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur elevates classic cocktails like the French 75, Elderflower Fizz, and Hugo Spritz.
  • Adding a floral twist to long drinks: A splash of Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur adds a touch of floral elegance to gin and tonics, prosecco cocktails, and homemade lemonades.

Here are some recipe ideas to get you started:

  • French 75: Combine 2 oz Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur, 1 oz gin, 1/2 oz lemon juice, and a dash of sugar syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a champagne flute topped with chilled champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.
  • Elderflower Fizz: Combine 1.5 oz Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur, 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice, 3/4 oz simple syrup, and soda water in a highball glass filled with ice. Stir gently and garnish with a sprig of mint and a lime wedge.
  • Hugo Spritz:  In a large wine glass filled with ice, combine 2 oz Prosecco, 1.5 oz Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur, a splash of soda water, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a slice of lime.

Food Pairing:

The floral and refreshing character of Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur makes it a perfect partner for a variety of dishes. Here are some suggested pairings:

  • Appetizers:  Pair the liqueur with light and fresh appetizers like goat cheese salad, smoked salmon canapés, or fresh fruit skewers.
  • Desserts:  Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur complements a variety of desserts beautifully, such as lemon tart, panna cotta with fruit compote, or floral-infused cheesecakes.
  • Afternoon Tea:  For a quintessentially British experience, serve Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur alongside afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, scones, and pastries.

In Conclusion:

Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur is a delightful expression of summer in a bottle. Its captivating aroma, delicate floral flavour, and refreshing finish make it a versatile addition to any home bar. Whether you enjoy it neat, in classic cocktails, or as part of a delicious food pairing, Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur is sure to become a new favourite.

Order your 500ml bottle of Williams Chase Elderflower Liqueur today from The General Wine Company and experience the taste of summer!

 

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