Staritsky & Levitsky
Staritsky Levitsky is a group of vodka enthusiasts, passionate about reviving the heritage and traditions of authentic, small batch vodka distillation in the historic birthplace of the vodka production. After years of field trips, tastings and recipe research in the geographic “vodka belt” of Europe (Russia, Ukraine and Poland), they found – in 2010 – the perfect place for their venture in the city of Lviv, in Ukraine, close to the Polish border, where they started the distillery Staritsky & Levitsky. This place is unique for many reasons. It is close to the protected Carpathian Mountains, with its available supply of crystal clear water wells, it has access to Ukraine’s Black Soil – the bread basket of Europe – which produces unique grains for distillation and there is a vodka distillation tradition which dates back for more than 100 years. Their mission is to use these locally sourced ingredients and revive the historic traditions, in order to create small batch, beautifully designed and authentic products for vodka aficionados just like themselves.
This is a soft yet full-bodied vodka. A developing creamy richness, with hints of butter and a warm dry spice on the long finish.
Sip on its own or enjoy in a cocktail.