Extraordinary Texture

Country of Origin


Key Information

Because Citadelle wanted to represent French traditions, the focus in Citadelle vodka is on flavour.

Citadelle is incredibly smooth with complex aromas that combine to please connoisseurs and amateurs alike.

Citadelle vodka is created in France using the most sophisticated processes. To develop the optimal purity and finesse, the carefully chosen ingredients are distilled 5 times. The micro oxygenation gives Citadelle its extraordinary texture and sophistication.

Vodka can be produced with any ingredient that can be distilled, including molasses, potatoes, tapioca, and any type of grain. However, vodkas produced exclusively from wheat are often the best.

For Citadelle, they chose Capet, a variety of wheat that has been grown in the Beauce region of France for over 1,000 years. In order to create the optimal purity and finesse, only the heart of the grain is used. It is then blended with fresh spring water until fermentation.

The production of a great vodka requires very high quality water, which represents 60% of its composition. Water is used at two stages in vodka production. Initially, it is added to the wheat being prepared for distillation. Much later, it is blended with the distilled spirit making it smoother and reducing the alcohol level to 40 % - 80 proof, its traditional level for drinking. The spring water from the tiny village of Gensac is specially selected for Citadelle. This water is filtered through the limestone in the Grande Champagne area near Cognac and adds a crystalline quality to the finished product.


Be the first to review, comment or discuss.


Don't miss the news.
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

Tag Cloud

Joe Wilkins Josh Beazeley Toddy Pere Magloire Dom Dutch Halloween Elliot Doyle St Patrick's Day Woolton Venice Coffee Erin Davies Aviation Petrus London Jerez Cai Anderson Treacle Bar and Kitchen Dishoom Reading Chris Churchman Hannah Sharp Little Happiness Native Atlantic Bar and Brasserie Edinburgh Christmas Bounty Rum Award Isaac Jones Elliot Shenton Estonia Ron Coclon Steven Young Panos Dimou Spry Joe Lynn Lanique Liqueur Sacred Spirits Hofmeister One Percent Forest Spritz Jindea Dave Marsland Sherry Sankey's Seafood Kitchen and Bar Portobello Road Dark n Stormy Adam Day Birmingham Old Tom Byrrh IO Premium Josh Ambrose Goslings Rum London Holly Law Trailer Happiness 40th Anniversary Select Aperitivo Calvados Samantha Cox Mixologist Marquis de Montesquiou Will Edmondson Alibi Andy Turner Gin John Russell The Smugglers Cove Pilla Brothers The Lakes Distillery Wine Cocktails Fling Bar Services Robert Burns Japan The Bitter Truth Valentine's Antonio Palmarini Luke Bensley Goslings KIN The Spirit Business Gin Masters Rob Squire Herno Gin Black Fire Coffee Liqueur Double Dutch Little Mixers Liverpool Lockdown Cocktails Blended Malt Sam Vesey Denmark Mayfield Viru Daffy's Video Herno Rum Matt Hurst Chester Sam Baxendale RinQuinQuin Arcane Le Verger The Pickled Olive Covid-19 craft beer Pedrino Steel Bonnets Italy Timmy Falzon Distll No9 Armagnac 33CankStreet Callooh Callay St David's Day Rachel Orange Pussers Funkin Batanga Tequila Mecanica Sommelier Simon Dacey Mr Black cocktails Whisky Andrew Miller The Milk Bar Prosecco Manchester Hoxton Xander Driver Kyle Atkinson Hygge Shot Andy Graham Lexa Ulijaszek Jefferson Marella Jack Mitchell