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La Clandestine Absinthe Tasting Notes
Appearance Clarity Crystal clear
Legs Slow, small and long
Color Clear, turning milky white when louched
Nose Condition Elegant
Development Initially sweet floral, further abundant herbal notes when louched
Character A perfect balance of the absinthe “trinity” (wormwood, anise, fennel)
Palate Sweetness Initial honey sweetness giving way to wormwood’s mild bitterness
Body Very full-bodied
Intensity Medium
Mouthfeel Smooth neat, even at 53%, even smoother and luscious louched
Character Fresh floral notes like an alpine meadow, with vanilla, rose petals, a touch of mint and spice, and perfectly balanced with no one flavor dominating
Alcohol Subtle, even at 53%
Finish Clean and long lasting
Conclusion Quality Outstanding example of a Swiss blanche
Origin Couvet, Val-de-Travers, Switzerland

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