This liqueur is made from an infusion of violet flowers and an extract of violet leaves by Giffard & Cie, a fourth generation family-owned and run liqueur producer in France's Loire Valley. Appearance: Clear, deep purple with garnet tints. Aroma: Very floral, violet, rose, potpourri and granny's soap. Taste: Floral with fresh violet rather parma violet sweets, lavender and rose with light acidity. Good balance of sweetness. Aftertaste: Violet and lavender with faint liquorice.