The only difference with green absinthe is its highest ranking reaching 45º. This type of absinthe is the most consumed in the south of Valencia.
Your name Rigal is an assimilation that the founder, Uncle Pepe Pla declined to drinking “pastis” Pernod or Ricard of the French company of the same name. At the end Ricard eventually became regal in Destilerías Plà.
This French influence in the name is not surprising as the absinthe late SXIX and early twentieth centuries was considered a national drink of France and Uncle Pepe had brought from Paris the books of formulas that subsequently most give rise Pla liquors.
In late SXIX when Destilerías Plà born absinthe was one of the most consumed liquor in the world. Uncle Pepe Pla who had brought their books mixtures from Paris also caught somewhat bohemian spirit distilling the capital of the Seine. There absinthe had become one of the main images of the bohemian movement, so that even its price soared by huge demand.
Famous artists such as Van Gogh, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Edgar A. Poe and Charles Baudelaire were true fans of absinthe. With it said reaching a visionary state of artistic inspiration that helped them in their compositions.
Specially designed to give a special date. The 100 cl bottles of Absinthe Rigal are filled by hand one by one, they lacran, labeled and are prepared to offer at weddings, baptisms or any other kind of celebration. Besides the gift bottles can be customized in different ways; own labels for each event or a book with name and date that links as detailed by the sealed envelope.