• Iconique: a cellar master on the unmistakable Frenchness of Grey Goose

    3 days ago - By The Guardian

    In the heart of Picardy, cellar master François Thibault tastes every batch of the spirit he created to ensure the aromas and flavours reflect the quality of the ingredients he uses Stretching from the Parisian suburbs to the vineyards of Champagne, Picardy is a flat, low region dotted with medieval churches and pastel-hued resort towns. The oceanic climate - mild, wet and windy - ensures perfect wheat without irrigation. Sown in autumn, this soft winter wheat matures over nine months. It retains consistent quality year after year, earning Picardy the nickname “the breadbasket of France”...
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