Chambord Liqueur is an infusion of red and black raspberries, Madagascar vanilla and XO cognac. The drink was first made in 1982, and was inspired by a raspberry liqueur produced for King Louis XIV . First, the freshest blackberries and raspberries are chosen. Then the juices are squeezed, soaked in French spirits and left to mingle for four weeks. More French spirits are added. After two weeks the infusion has infused. Bravo. Next, the fruit is pressed. The natural juices and sugars are captured. And bon. We have a delicious, sweet base that becomes Chambord Liqueur.