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Etter Pear Williams Eau-de-Vie

Since 1870, the Etter family has been synonymous with fine Swiss eau-de-vie. In this bottle is distilled more than 10 pounds of fresh Williams pears from the right bank of the Rhône in the Canton of Valais. The brandy then gently evolves for years in glass demijohns before bottling. Pear brandy is famously enjoyed sipped neat after dinner, or as aperitif mixed with club soda. Add lime juice, sugar and club soda for a Pear Rickey highball.

keeps indefinitely
(50-65ºF)
keeps indefinitely
(room temp)
pour varies
(59-64ºF)

About Etter Soehne AG

The name Etter is synonymous worldwide with fine cherry brandy, or kirsch, as well as other clear fruit brandies, or eaux-de-vie. Paul Etter founded the distillery in the Swiss region of Zug in 1870. Etter remains a family-owned business, with the fourth generation, Eveline and Gabriel Galliker-Etter, taking the reins from longtime leader Hans Etter in 2012. Kirsch was the only expression produced by Etter until 1981, when the distillery started to expand its range. The brandies gently evolve for years in glass demijohns before bottling. This glass aging is essential to reveal the uncommon depth and richness of these spirits. The classic kirsch eau-de-vie is produced using small, black cherries sourced from the best locations around Lake Zug. Full details

About Fruit Brandy

Fruit brandy, or eau-de-vie (eaux-de-vie in the plural; "water of life" in translation), is brandy made with any fruit apart from grapes. Most commonly, orchard fruits such as apples, pears, plums, cherries and blackberries are harvested, crushed and fermented, and the resulting must distilled twice. Most eaux-de-vie are bottled without ageing to preserve the integrity of the fruit character. These spirits are an important part of cultures in areas of Europe where production is most common and traditional. Full details

SKU Vintage Region Origin Desc Cepage % Alc Size/Pack Finish BTL Barcode Cs Barcode Cs Wgt
HZ 5060NVZugCHBrandy; Fruit42.0%375/12T Cap761069343003476106930013028.76 kg