Tsantali Ouzo

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of Greece Greece

Nick-named ‘the Greek-Column’, in reference to the bottle shape, Tsantali ouzo continues to be traditionally made in copper pot stills to a recipe first created by Giorgakis Tsantalis in 1890.

In 1945 Evangelos Tsantalis opened a commercial distillery and quickly rose to be one of the major suppliers of ouzo to the Greek market.

Review and Tasting


Sampled before 1st May 2011

Appearance:

Crystal clear. Louches with addition of water to turn milky grey-white.

Aroma:

Clean liquorice nose with spicy, minty, floral aromas.

Taste:

Hint of sweetness to the palate with minty, grassy flavours struggling for attention over the balanced liquorice and aniseed.

Aftertaste:

Long lasting, slightly sweet liquorice finish.

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