Aged: No age statement
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.
Luxardo is the best selling sambuca brand in the UK market has recently launched a new range of flavours including this cream variant "with a hint of coffee". Others include: cranberry, pomegranate, spiced apple and raspberry.
Review and Tasting
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.