Shifting Out Of Neutral

WINES AND SPIRITS

Vodka is usually thought of as a neutral drink, odorless and tasteless. But with premium vodkas being the fastest-growing category in liquor sales, these high-priced spirits are offering a whole new range of aroma and taste. Vodka is most often produced by fermenting and distilling grains or potatoes, but it can also be made from fruits, vegetables or anything else that grows. We tasted some new blends, and here are our favorites:

Ciroc. The only premium vodka on the market made from French grapes, Ciroc has a sweet, citrusy scent and a vaguely fruity taste similar to grappa's. Try it neat...

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