Flavoured vodkas have only recently become fashionable, but the earliest vodkas were always flavoured, though that was entirely due to necessity. When commercial distillation got underway, during the 14-15th centuries, the original technology was obviously crude, and distillers lacked the ability to rectify ('purify') the spirit.
Viche Pitia Lemon and Milk Vodka is made by a collaboration using Russian recipes, but French equipment in the cognac region. Made using 18th century methods, this is an intriguing vodka. World Drinks Awards 2014: World's Best Flavoured Vodka
Viche Pitia Caraway vodka is made using Russian recipes and technologies (copper pot stills) dating from the 18th century. Due to the fact that very little experience of these stills exists in Russia today, it is produced in the Cognac region. A very interesting vodka.