Discover exceptional French Whiskies in one of the most elegant wine & spirit boutique in Paris, housed in a restored 19th century building on the prestigious Place de Madeleine. The main store presents over 300 various brands and has 2 private tasting areas. The Angel Tasting Room, an intimate chamber lit by LED, where your Passport Gourmet Tasting experience will take place.
STEP 1. Select your preferred Passport Gourmet Tasting option and you will be served 4 glasses (2cl each) during your Masterclass:
Option 1 - French Whiskies - 55€pp
Option 2 - Scottish Whiskies - 55€pp
Option 3 - Tour of the World - 69€pp
STEP 2. PAY A DEPOSIT NOW - Check availability/amount =>
Option 1 or 2 16€pp
Option 3 19€pp
STEP 3. PAY THE BALANCE TO YOUR HOST
Option 1 or 2 39 €pp
Option 3 50€pp
Your host will "un-complicate the apparently complicated" and speak in plain language with a smile. You will leave with confidence in what you have learned about this wonderful product. You will learn about the.
• Origins, history and Whisky production process.
• Effect of ingredients, fermentation, ageing and origin on the taste.
• Best food pairings
• Difference between single and blended malts and what to look for in a good Whisky
French Whiskies have only been available for the last 10-20 years. Many French brands are still not exported but they are gaining ground in the Whisky market quickly, which is no surprise given the:
• French grow high quality ingredients like Barley and Cereals
• Wine, Champagne and Spirit Making savoir-faire.
• Long history of distillation of spirits like Cognac, Calvados and Pommeau,
• Unique tasting attributes coming from casks used to age Sauterne Wines and Cognac.
Bellvoye - the first and only 100% French Triple Malt aged in Oak and Sauternes casks.
Aumance - single grain aged in single Sauterne casks
Bastille - single malt from Angoulême
Bercloux - blend aged in 3 different wood casks
Brenne - single malt made in Cognac
Amorik - malted barley for single malt and wheat for blends from Brittany
Rozelieurs - locally grown barley in Lorraine, easy to drink, and the only French distillery to work only with peaty malts.