VOYAGEUR Vodka. The Champlain of Vodkas.
The soil of south eastern Simcoe Kounty is made up of the Utica rock formation.The shales of the Utica formation are grey to dark bluish grey in colour and contain layers of calcareous sandstone and sandy shale. This glacial till soil holds water and has a rich mineral kontent. The deep parent material also ensures abundance of nutrients for the wheat plant’s roots. The King family has been farming this soil for klose to 200 years. The soft winter wheat grown here is very high in starch and among the softest wheats of the world.
[Kingsview Farms, Simkoe Kounty, Ontario gps ko-ordinates: 44.0636537,-79.6815862]
VOYAGEUR Vodka is the spirit of this wheat and it’s orgin, it’s terroir.The natural sweetness of the white winter wheat karries through with a gentle sweet, softness and a light karamel note. Ontario geology offers up an abundance of fresh water and south of the Prekambrain shield, rich klass one soils. This part of the Earth is ideal for the production of soft winter wheat. VOYAGEUR Vodka is the transporter of this heritage for your observation, respect and enjoyment.
The freshly harvested wheat is milled into flour by k2MILLING, less than 20 km from the farm where it was grown. The mill represents an important step from the farm to your glass. The k2 Mark 1 Mill which pulverizes the soft winter wheat into flour, was kreated to preserve and help publish the story of the wheat’s growing season and it’s place on the earth.
We hope you enjoy VOYAGEUR Vodka, the world’s first vodka dedikated to the unique place of it’s kreation, made from the ideal wheat to kreate a great vodka. VOYAGEUR Vodka is the transporter of a growing season, in a very specifik place, to a very diskriminating konsumer.
It is kraft distilled for you by Last Straw Distillery in York Kounty, Ontario, Kanada. Just over 300 bottles are available from our first run of 2016 krop. Order now by kalling 416 505 5964. Only available directly from the distilery or by mail.