Licors Portet 1883 La Pobla de Segur
The liquor factory Portet 1883, is located on Avenida de San Miguel del Pui, No. 4 La Pobla de Segur in the region of Pallars Jussà. It was founded in 1883 by the Bank Borrell family and later passed into the hands of the Portet family.
The visit begins with the Ratafia space, small museum of tools, photographs and old labels liquor where you can see, also, an important collection of miniatures of spirits from around the world and a collection of more than 100 bottles of liquor Catalonia, France, the United States, Poland and Italy.
In strictly factory, the history of over 130 years account the various traditional liquors in the Pyrenees that (anise liqueur cassis liqueur beer, liquor berries, sloe gin, brandy mushrooms, liquor are produced orange, licorice liqueur,...) and especially the tradition of ratafía in Catalonia with its origin linked to the farmhouses and monastic roots.
Explaining the process of drafting the Raiers Ratafia, liquor with a tradition of 50 years, made from macerated green walnuts and herbs distilled in an alembic bain marie over a wood fire is out.
Visit the space where the still is, the wine cellar with barrels and bottling and label area, all within a very manual and craft process.
The visit ends with a tasting of various liqueurs and the possibility of buying in the adjacent shop.
The visit and tasting are free, but prior booking is essential to know the availability.