Aged: No age statement
Product of: Italy
An Italian bitter liqueur flavoured with 40 botanicals (including liquorice root, nutmeg and sweet and bitter oranges). Amaro Montenegro, "the liqueur of the virtues", was created in 1885 by distiller and herbalist, Stanislao Cobianchi.
The name 'Montenegro' is a homage to the second queen of Italy, Princess Elena Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro, on occasion of her marriage in 1896 to Victor Emmanuel III, the Italian sovereign at the time.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 01/05/2014
Clear, golden amber with burnished copper highlights.
Tizer (British fizzy fruit drink), mandarin, cola cube sweets (candy) and fresh coriander with white pepper spice.
Initially sweet turning mildly bitter with orange zest, coriander, cherry, vanilla and clove.
Slightly soapy bitter citrusy finish.
Much sweeter and fruitier than many other darker amaros.