As opposed to other spirits, Eau de Vie’s emphasis is on freshness, liveliness and capturing the intense essence of fruit and rarely sees any wood in the process.
Just as the Europeans recognised the synergy of flavours fruit and the process of distillation could produce, Yalumba too saw the potential for Viognier’s intense apricot fruit flavours to create a similar style of spirit with a unique twist. Yalumba V de Vie is a pure spirit which captures the essence of Viognier. This is not only a first for Yalumba but a ‘one of a kind’ in the Australian liquor landscape as the only Australian distilled Viognier available.
By distilling Yalumba’s enviable resource of Eden Valley Viognier in a traditional copper pot still and utilising only the heart of the runs with no wood influence, they have been able to maximise the preservation of Viognier’s aromas and flavours in a clear spirit.
The result is a soft, mellow spirit exuding exotic perfumes of fragrant musk and apricot kernel aromas combined with a clean refreshing palate. Yalumba V de Vie is an ideal digestive or interesting combination with food.