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La Fée Parisienne Absinthe, 1 x 70cl

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There is one last stage before we are ready to bottle: A sample is couriered to Marie-Claude Delahaye (in Paris) and George Rowley, who test each batch, using their extensive experience of tasting Absinthe and their knowledge of the original master recipe. Pressure came from wine producers, who saw it as competition to their ailing wine trade trying to recover after the bout of phylloxera.

Tested and approved before bottling by Marie-Claude Delahay, founder and curator of Le Musee de l'Absinthe, Auvers-sur-Oise, France. Launched in 2000, La Fée was the first traditional absinthe to be commercially produced in France since the 1914-15 ban.

The La Fée portfolio is led by La Fée Parisienne Absinthe Superieuere, which is a classic full- strength French green absinthe and generates the bulk of La Fée's sales. Distilled in Paris based on a 19th Century recipe containing wormwood, La Fée Parisienne is a classic Absinthe Supérieure, distilled using 100% natural ingredients, in collaboration with Marie-Claude Delahaye, founder and curator of the French Absinthe Museum. Sophisticated Decadence La Fée Absinthe Parisienne appeals to those seeking a no nonsense classic absinthe experience. The level of Grand wormwood in the distillation has been increased by 60% and the Green and Star Anise has been slightly softened. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.

The base alcohol is distilled from sugar beet, a plant commonly grown in France, Switzerland and throughout the northern hemisphere.This cookie is set by Rubicon Project to control synchronization of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services.

It is distilled in Paris based on a 19th Century recipe and made with 100% natural ingredients including 60% grand wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium). Not as bitter as its Grand cousin, pontica is utilised for its herbal aroma rather than adding any discernible flavour. The single distillation process (all ingredients distilled together in alcohol) will naturally vary from batch to batch – caused by subtle differences in the condition of the ingredients (herbs being dried at different temperatures, humidity levels, terroir, seasonal changes during growing etc). uk accepts no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products by manufacturers or other third parties.La Fee founder, George Rowley worked closely with Marie-Claude to develop the new 'Superieure recipe. The improved 'Superieure' version was released in July 2013 with a new recipe which used natural ingredients and came in a green painted bottle to protect the delicate contents from UV light damage. The Green and Star Anise has been slightly softened allowing the more delicate herbs to emerge, such as fennel, coriander and hyssop.

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