Stolichnaya vodka distillery has a rich and deep-rooted history. Founded in 1901 in Moscow, it has become one of the most famous and renowned vodka producers in the world. During the Soviet period, the distillery underwent various transformations, but maintained its artisan tradition and product quality. After the fall of the Soviet Union, Stolichnaya gained a prestigious position internationally, representing the authentic Russian spirit. Today, it continues to produce high-quality vodka, keeping its legacy and timeless charm alive.
Vodka has been distilled since time immemorial in Poland and Russia, which dispute the origin of the spirit; it is a distillate of cereal origin. It is usually distilled by continuous distillation and usually at least 3 times. The final phase of the production process is called “freeze-out”, at a temperature of -18°C, and is inspired by the ancient Russian practice of leaving the barrels outside during the harsh winters, allowing all the impurities from the liquid. Subsequently, Elit is gradually brought back to room temperature, reaches the right alcohol content and is finally bottled after a final filtering process.
It has a crystalline and transparent appearance. On the nose, fragrances of condiments and citrus peel, cut grass, white pepper, and a subtle hint of bee nectar. In the mouth, it presents itself with an extraordinary smoothness and unparalleled softness, with delicate nuances of sweetness and a prolonged finish in which notes of honey and spices emerge again.
Perfect as a gift for a special person. Perfect for a celebration, or for a classy after-dinner with special people.