Dom Cristina Liqueur (formerly Brandymel & Cristinalda)

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alc./vol: 27%

Proof: 54°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Portugal Portugal

A Portuguese brandy-based, honey-flavoured liqueur from the Algarve region flavoured with herbs from the local hills. The brandy used is distilled from medronho (or arbutus fruit) and as well as honey, lemon oils are added before the product is matured in old oak port pipes for 6-13 months.

Created in 1956 by Oliveiros Cristinalda, this remains a family-owned business with Rodrigo Cristina, one of the Cristinalda company heirs, now managing director.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 08/05/2013

Appearance:

Clear, pale golden.

Aroma:

Pungent, buttered honey covered toast.

Taste:

Rich sweet (but not overly sweet) with waxy honeycomb honey.

Aftertaste:

Warm honeyed finish.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 601716 000015
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Dom Cristina

Produced by: Cristinalda
Owned by: Family owned