Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap
Product of: France
Confectioners Jean-Baptiste Combier and his wife created what is claimed to be the first orange liqueur of this style in 1834. Combier Triple Sec is still made using sun-dried orange skins from Saint-Raphaël, Haiti steeped in alcohol for 24 hours and distilled in 100-year-old copper-pot stills.
Sampled on 17/09/2015
Superbly clean fragrant orange blossom and bitter orange zest with preserved oranges, cooked lemons and waxy notes of orange scented candle. Faint notes of brazil nut shells.
Syrupy yet dry. Opens with zesty orange essence and quickly develops becomes drier with notes of Lady Grey tea (bergamot). A steely note runs through the mid palate turning lavender/parma violet.
Zesty orange finish with lingering note of icing sugar.
Orange blossom and zesty orange peel with bergamot and very faint lavender/parma violet.