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Polmos Zyrardów Sp. z o.o., Ulica Mickiewicza 1-3, 96-300 Zyrardow - Poland


Produced in one of the world’s longest operating polish distilleries, which has been making vodka since 1910, Belvedere’s Master Rye Distillers draw from a 600-year polish vodka-making history to artfully craft Polska rye into extraordinary spirits of distinct taste and character.Small and intimate, the Polmos Żyrardów distillery delivers Belvedere’s signature consistent quality and has been recognized by the European Commission for its aggressive sustainability agenda, having reduced energy-related CO2 emissions by 42% since 2012.Belvedere’s production is regulated by the Polska Vodka legal regulation, one of the strictest in the world. As the appellation dictates, all production must take place on Polish soil, the spirit must be made of either grain or potato, and nothing else can be added.
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  • 600


  • 1993


  • 42%


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Polska Rye


Belvedere is created by a collective - a family of employees who distill Belvedere in its hometown of Zyrardów in Poland. Belvedere only sources its Polska rye locally, working closely with eight agricultural partners allowing 100% traceability of the grains. It also started the Raw Spirit Program, launched in partnership with the Technical University of Lodz, to promote the sustainable growth of Polska rye.
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As the vodka category has become more associated with neutrality, Belvedere is proud to challenge the status quo. Belvedere believes that rye, the heart of our brand, delivers a vodka with both distinctive taste and character. Belvedere is Made With Nature –  Polska rye & purified water, distilled by fire.Demonstrating this belief, Belvedere’s Master Rye Distillers have revived the tradition of malting to create Belvedere Heritage 176. With a process that includes steeping, sprouting, and heating Polska rye in kilns up to 176 degrees Fahrenheit, they have unlocked the hidden depths of rye for a true taste of vodka’s past.The Belvedere Single Estate Rye series clearly illustrates the distinct effect that terroir has on the taste of the Dankowskie Diamond rye, when planted in the soil of two different regions of Poland – the lakeside Bartężek and forested Smogóry. When tasted side by side, the two estate vodkas deliver demonstrably different taste profiles. This proves that climate variation affects the taste of Polska rye and the pioneering notion that terroir exists in vodka.
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