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Briottet Crème de Mure (Blackberry) 70cl

Briottet Crème de Mure (Blackberry) 70cl

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Briottet Crème de Mure (Blackberry) 70cl: A Taste of Summer Berries

Indulge in the rich, sun-ripened flavour of blackberries with Briottet Crème de Mure, a delectable French liqueur crafted in Dijon since 1836. This 70cl bottle offers a versatile spirit, perfect for sipping neat, crafting cocktails, or adding a touch of fruity sweetness to desserts.

On the Nose:

Briottet Crème de Mure opens with an inviting aroma reminiscent of a summer hedgerow bursting with ripe blackberries. Fresh, plummy notes mingle with subtle hints of earth and spice, creating a complex and enticing bouquet.

On the Palate:

The first sip delivers a burst of intense blackberry flavour, showcasing the liqueur's natural ingredients. The sweetness is well-balanced, avoiding cloyingness, and complemented by a touch of tartness that lingers on the tongue. Hints of vanilla and floral notes add depth and intrigue to the flavour profile. The texture is smooth and luxurious, coating the palate with a delightful creaminess.

Finish:

The finish is clean and refreshing, leaving behind a lingering sweetness alongside the vibrant blackberry essence. The subtle tartness continues to play, creating a balanced and lingering aftertaste that invites another sip.

Serving Suggestions:

Enjoy Briottet Crème de Mure in all its glory:

  • Neat: Serve chilled in a small liqueur glass or snifter for a luxurious after-dinner treat. The full flavour profile of the blackberry shines through perfectly.
  • On the Rocks: Pour over ice cubes in a rocks glass for a refreshing summer drink. The touch of dilution can enhance the floral notes and create a more easy-drinking experience.
  • Cocktails: Briottet Crème de Mure is a versatile ingredient for crafting delicious cocktails. Here are a few suggestions:
    • Bramble: A classic cocktail that perfectly showcases the blackberry liqueur. Combine 50ml gin, 20ml Briottet Crème de Mure, 15ml lemon juice, and 10ml sugar syrup. Shake well with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a fresh blackberry.
    • Kir Mûre: A delightful twist on the traditional Kir cocktail. Combine 1 part Briottet Crème de Mure with 5 parts dry sparkling wine in a champagne flute.
    • Blackberry Fizz: Combine 25ml Briottet Crème de Mure, 25ml fresh lemon juice, 10ml sugar syrup, and a splash of soda water in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a champagne flute topped with soda water. Garnish with a fresh blackberry.

Pairings:

  • Desserts: Briottet Crème de Mure pairs beautifully with a variety of desserts. Drizzle it over vanilla ice cream, fresh fruit salad, or a decadent chocolate cake for an extra burst of flavour.
  • Cheese: Complement a cheeseboard with the liqueur. It pairs particularly well with creamy cheeses like brie or goat cheese.

Overall:

Briottet Crème de Mure is a premium blackberry liqueur that delivers an exceptional taste experience. The natural blackberry flavour is showcased beautifully, creating a liqueur that is both luxurious and refreshing. Its versatility makes it a valuable addition to any home bar, allowing you to enjoy it neat, in cocktails, or as a delightful dessert accompaniment.

If you're looking for a delicious and versatile liqueur to add to your collection, look no further than Briottet Crème de Mure. Order yours today from The General Wine Co. and embark on a delightful journey into the world of blackberries!

 

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