Cellier aux Champagnes

Company ,  Wine cellars ,  Local produce at Troyes

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  • Troyes sloe gin is made using its original recipe. It is still made in the Cellier Saint Pierre distillery, opposite Troyes cathedral.
    The "cellier" or "storeroom" is a building dating from the end of the 12th century and was called the tithe store; the shop is a canon's residence built in the 17th century, the cellar tunnel leading to the cathedral.
    Cellier Saint Pierre was occupied by wine merchants in the 1800s; it has been owned by the Formont family since 1933.
    Troyes sloe gin has been distilled since 1840 and it won a gold medal at the Paris international exhibition in 1900.
    As far as the manufacturing method is concerned, the kernels are ground and macerated in alcohol, then undergo double distillation in a still.
    The spirit obtained is combined with other natural ingredients which give it its complexity and manufacturing secret.
    Troyes sloe gin is a 40% proof liqueur; it is drunk as a digestif, possibly chilled, on a sorbet or frozen nougat –“trou Champenois”-, as a cocktail with Champagne or quite simply to be enjoyed for its own sake.
  • Environment
    • In the town centre
  • Spoken languages
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
  • Group visits
    Le Cellier aux Champagnes situé au pied de la cathédrale de Troyes, peut vous accueillir pour des dégustations et dîners dans un cadre historique, jusqu'à 120 personnes en dîner assis et 200 personnes en cocktail. Notre cave et la distillerie permettent de découvrir un large choix de vins, ainsi que la Prunelle de Troyes.
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 200  Person(s)
Openings
  • All year
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:30 PM