Category: Blackcurrant (crème de cassis) liqueurs
Product of: France
Founded in 1874 the Gabriel Boudier house have been making this Crème de Cassis de Dijon ever since. They macerate the blackcurrants in 30% alc./vol. alcohol and then balance the blackcurrants natural acidity with sugar.
Sampled on 27/08/2012
Clear, deep (almost opaque) maroon red.
Intense concentrated blackcurrant fruit and blackcurrant pie filling.
Explodes with concentrated blackcurrant fruit with intense tartness balancing surgery sweetness. Subtle green sappy notes add complexity.
Long, bittersweet blackcurrant fruit.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap