Stolichnaya Elit is an ultra-premium vodka brand made using a patented freezing technology. Stoli Elit is famed for its smooth taste and has quickly built up a following around the world. Making Stoli Elit is complex process. The spirit undergoes a patented freeze filtration process. This method echoes the age-old Russian tradition of placing newly distilled spirits in wooden barrels outdoors into the icy Russian cold. This served the practical purpose of cooling down the spirit, but also significantly improved the spirit by strengthening it through the removal of water and of any impurities which would freeze to the inside of the barrel, leaving only the purest and most delectable spirit unfrozen in the centre.
Stolichnaya Vodka is the original, authentic, best known and bestselling genuine Russian vodka. It’s the most prestigious vodka brand and is rated the best in the world. At the 2005 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Stolichnaya Vodka brought home the highest honour with - Best Vodka of Show -With more than 600 spirits entries from around the world, judging is based on blind taste tests and medals are awarded on taste alone. This award affirms that Stolichnaya Vodka has developed one of the most highly regarded premium spirits in the industry.