Category: Quinquinas (kinas)
Product of: France
Produced by Bigallet since 1875, China China is made from a blend of sweet and bitter orange peels macerated in beet neutral alcohol and re-distilled in alembic stills, along with plants, seeds and spices including gentian. It derives its colour from the addition of caramel.
Sampled on 05/01/2014
Clear, deep brown (almost opaque) with ruby red glints.
Bitter orange peel and marmalade with plump raisons, blackened fruit cake and liquorice.
Bitter orange peel and liquorice with assertive cardamom, black pepper and cinnamon spice. Very complex.
Very long. Zesty orange and strong cardamom spice.
Barcode UPC: 3 336770 000535
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper