No age statement
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap
Product of: Italy
Traditionally all the countries of the Mediterranean basin boast an anise based national liqueur and Italy is no exception. Luxardo flavour their sambucas with green Sicilian aniseed which they steam distil to extract the essential oils which are soluble in neutral alcohol.
Sampled on 17/03/2012
Opaque, wet sand / café crème colour.
Mocha coffee, liquorice and aniseed.
Sweet but the thick cream helps mellow this. The flavour is of refreshing aniseed and liquorice.
Biscuity coffee emerges in the creamy aniseed and liquorice finish.