Mirabelle: this small yellow plum, sweet and fragrant, gives a spirit among the finest. His favorite lands are in Lorraine, Alsace and Franche Comté. Mirabelle plum from Lorraine has a regulated designation.
The locally distilled fruits come only from the Lorraine orchards and from two varieties: the mirabelle from Nancy and the mirabelle from Metz. It takes 18 kg of fruit, in principle, to obtain a liter of spirit. Aging takes 6 to 12 months in old oak barrels that do not color the product but soften the aggressiveness of its young age.