These are distilled as far as 96.5% and 93.5%, then blended together, with 95% being Ugni Blanc and 5% being Mauzac Blanc.
The name "Cî-roc" is a portmanteau of the French word cime, meaning peak or summit-top, and the French roche, meaning rock, a reference to the high-altitude vineyards of the Gaillac region where the Mauzac grapes are grown Since they distill the product at 96% and do not age it, it fulfills the qualities of a vodka.
Having worked for French cognac-maker Hennessy for ten years, he was approached by the British-based Diageo – which owns a 34% stake in Hennessy – to produce a vodka made from grapes as opposed to grain or potato common among most vodka.
Initially launched for the North American market in 2003, NFL footballer Earl Little was one of the first American brand ambassadors to promote the beverage to appeal to the brand's intended urban clientele.
Skeletal remains of animal hunters dating back about 10,000 years were found around Broward County, showing that perhaps human beings had lived in the area even earlier. City services were added in the 1960s with the building of the first fire department building near North Perry Airport.
The town started as agricultural land occupied by dairy farms and grew after World War II as servicemen were retiring, including large eastern sections that were part of the Waldrep Dairy Farm. However, University Drive was the western edge of habitable land for residents.