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Review: Chopin Wheat Vodka

Chopin Wheat Vodka was introduced March 2011 along with Chopin Rye Vodka.  Both join their original Chopin Potato Vodka, that was launched in the US in 1997.  All three are produced at a distillery that dates back to the 19th century.  This distillery was acquired by the Dorda family in 2003.  It sits on 17 acres in the countryside village of Krzesk in the Eastern Podlasie Region of Poland.  100% of Chopin’s alcohol is produced from raw hand selected materials.  Most companies purchase bulk alcohol from large commercial distilleries.  Chopin Wheat vodka is crafted from winter wheat naturally grown within 25 miles of the distillery and purified artesian well water.  It is distilled four times in a copper column still in the spring, and filtered 5 times before bottling on site.  When I think of Poland I think of Polish Vodka.  When I think of Polish Vodka I think of rye or potato based vodkas.  I am interested in seeing how a Polish wheat vodka compares.  For the record Belvedere, Sobieski, Potocki, Wyborowa, and Zubrowka, produce rye vodka in Poland.  Luksusowa, Lyna, Vesica, and Chopin distill their potato vodka in Poland. Read more »