About Vodka from France

About Vodka from France
As with wine, French spirits are world famous and of exceptional quality. The types of spirits and liqueurs produced in France reads like a what's what of these categories. There are Cognacs and Armagnacs hat are the most refined and compelling of all brandies. In addition, you have herb liqueurs, spice liqueurs, fruit-based liqueurs, as well as dry and sweet vermouth. Eaux-de-vie, produced from wine grapes as well as fruit from Alsace, are among the best of their type found anywhere. There are also gins produced in France and as of recently, vodka as well. Products such as these may not be as well known as those from other countries, but the fact that they are products of France helps give them instant respect.

Top Picks for France


Jean-Marc XO Vodka
97 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of coconut flakes, bison grass, anise, grilled sweet corn, vanilla latte, and fruit cup with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a polished, engaging, breezy finish that exhibits elements of anise cookie, marzipan, and white flowers finish. A playful vodka with a welcoming attitude; exceptionally clean and well-structured.
Awards: 2019 Best Unflavored Vodka
Gemme French Wheat Vodka
92 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Sweet aromas and flavors of butter-pecan, frosted pound cake, and latte with a velvety, crisp, fruity light body and a warming, amusing, medium-length finish that presents accents of Irish cream finish. A creamy sipping vodka that will also play well in decadent cocktails like a White Russian or Chocolate Martini.
92 points $19.99 Best Buy
Oncore Super Premium Vodka
90 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of fresh cream, wet stone, hints of toasty waffle, and white pepper with a round, crisp, dry light body and an effortless, medium-length finish imparting suggestions of hints of citrus zest and almond. A rich and round Vodka that will be great in martinis, on the rocks, or any way you take it.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
FAIR Quinoa Vodka
90 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of white pepper, whipped cream, and shortbread with a silky, crisp, dryish light body and a polished, medium-length finish imparting notes of lemon zest. A well-structured, clean and bright Vodka for sipping, stirring and shaking.
Pinnacle Vodka
90 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of fresh cream and cereal flakes with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a warming, medium-length pink peppercorn and lemon spritz finish. A soft, forgiving vodka with creamy texture; sip on the rocks or in any manner of cocktail.
90 points $12.99 Best Buy
Belle Chasse Vodka
89 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of creme, white florals, spicy rye, and peppercorns with a supple, bright, dryish light body and a smooth, relaxed water crackers, Neufchâtel, white pepper, and sea salt finish. A spicy and nuanced vodka with lots of serving possibilities.
Awards: 2018 Best Buy Bar - Best Value Unflavored Vodka
89 points $14.99 Best Buy
Integré Vodka
88 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of fresh cream, hints of lavender and lemon, and wrapped candies with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and an effortless, delightful, cheery parmesan, caramel flan, hints of geranium, and minerals finish. A creamy vodka that will play very well in shaken cocktails; easy-to-love.
88 points $17.99 Best Buy
Guillotine Vodka au Caviar Petrossian
87 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of bacilli, herring in cream sauce, and toasted rye with a satiny, bright, dryish light body and a seamless, amusing, short finish. True to its word, this vodka tastes of salted fish; zacuzki and vodka in one bottle.
87 points $249.99
Guillotine Originale Vodka
86 points
Clear color. Aromas of lemon zest and minerals with a velvety, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, cheery clean marble, white peach, and custard finish. A clean and citrusy vodka with great structure.
86 points $49.99
Guillotine Heritage Barrel-Aged Vodka
85 points
Amber color. Aromas of cream of wheat with a brown sugar topping, pressed linen, and pink eraser with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, medium-length walnut skin, burnt sugar, brazil nut butter, and ground mustard finish. Notes of caramel lace this oaky vodka that will offer a mild and approachable alternative in whiskey cocktails.
85 points $79.99