PLEASE NOTE:
All our spirits are produced on the farm by distillation of cider, perry or fermented fruit mash in our wood-fired copper pot still.
We never buy in industrial or neutral spirit.

Poireau

A French name which marks the long association of the Martell family with northwest France and the west of England. A French dictionary will tell you that poireau means a leek. But in vernacular French it means pear spirit which is ‘cut’ with pressed perry pears.

It is deceptively simple in its make-up yet it has probably the most complex flavours of all our drinks. It contains only the product of vintage pears which grow on the farm here and absolutely nothing else. There are not many alcoholic drinks on the market which can make that claim today. The spirit is bottled in our distillery at cask strength of about 20% ABV. The exact level varies from cask to cask. We do not ‘adjust’ the level of alcohol which is marked on the individual bottle.

This is a ‘straight from the bottle’ drink which needs no mixing. Chill it a little in summer and take it at ambient temperature during the winter.

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