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La Valote - Fornoni

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Absinthe La Valote

The last of the three signature absinthes from La Valote.

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La Valote - Fornoni 2011-12-15 20:42:43 Markus Hartsmar
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Reviewed by Markus Hartsmar    December 15, 2011

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And the last one of the La Valote absinthes - the Fornoni variation. This one was actually the least good one. Upon smelling it I couldn't really detect anything special going on. It was very much like the Bovet but with less aromas actually coming out.

The louche was actually a bit thinner than the others but this too did turn to a nice white. Taste-wise this wasn't a surprise. I'm surprised however, that they bothered to release this one since the Bovet is much like this, only better. There's really not much else to say about it. Yes - I'd drink it again but there are many others much better, the La Valote Bovet is one.

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