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XO Alambic presents Cameo-de-Vie VSOP

Blue Mountain Station's craft distillery creates new apple brandy


November 21, 2019

Michele Smith

Distiller Rusty Figgins at Blue Mountain Station.

DAYTON-Founder and master distiller Rusty Figgins has announced the release of a new apple brandy at XO Alambic, named Cameo-de-Vie. The distillery, located at the Blue Mountain Station in Dayton, will offer tastings this Friday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

Cameo-de-Vie is a bit of a play on words. Made mostly from the Cameo apple, a Washington-original apple variety, Cameo-de-Vie is an eau-de-vie de pomme, or apple brandy, if you will. Comprised also of Braeburn and cider apples, with a healthy measure of Bosc, Bartlett and d'Anjou pears for additional complexity, this apple bran...

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