Magazine article Russian Life

The Jewel of Russia: Classic

Magazine article Russian Life

The Jewel of Russia: Classic

Article excerpt

Made in: Russia

Distributed n the US by: BMC Imports

Main raw material: Grain

Expected retail price: $ 29.00

The website reviews new and unique premium vodkas. The vodkas are reviewed by our National Vodka Tasting Panel, according to procedures set forth on the website. Each of the seven panel members reviews the vodka independently and post their results to the website, blind to what other reviewers have done.

As of February 25, this vodka had received the highest score (Out of 100) from our Panel. Here is the vodka's combined score, together with our Panel's comments.

Here are the comments our experts shared on this vodka:

I had difficulty opening the vodka, but do think the bottle is outstanding. Vodkaphiles who want to impress their fellow imbibers would do well with this line of vodkas -- difficult to obtain (at least at first), beautifully packaged and quite tasty.

I loved this one. It is clean and fresh-tasting. It strikes me as an excellent Russian-style vodka, with real character and a nose that increases anticipation. Ever so slight aftertaste of alcohol.

Has a rich, almost buttery feel in the mouth. Exceptional.

The smoothest vodka I have yet tasted. Everything about it is superb. Should make a big presence in the crowded marketplace of premium vodkas.

Supple melon, plum, stone fruits, mild mineral and gravel essence hint at camphor. …

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