Bénédictine

Bénédictine
Bénédictine
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  • Last updated: 05/08/09

Description:

  • Bénédictine is a brandy or cognac based herbal liqueur beverage produced in France. Its recipe contains 27 plants and spices.

History:

  • The fabulous history of Benedictine began during the Renaissance when a Venetian monk at the Abbey of Fécamp, Dom Bernardo Vincelli, created an elixir from 27 plants & spices from the 4 corners of the globe. This elixir was highly regarded in the court of King François I, and the drink, which by now has become famous, was produced by the Benedictine monks up until the end of the 18th century.