Averna Amaro Siciliano

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alc./vol:
32%

Proof:
64°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

Product of: Product of Italy Italy

Averna Amero is made from an infusion of aromatic herbs, dried flowers, spices and liquorice. Created in 1868 for Salvatore Averna by the herbalist monks of San Spirito Abbey in Caltanissetta, Averna was the first licensed spirit in Sicily and has since grown to become Italy's best-selling amaro.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 01/06/2014

Appearance

Clear, dark chocolate brown with bronze highlights.

Aroma

Aromatic nasal wakening freshness and spice with cola, bitter orange, herbal bark, jasmine, quinine and cigarette ash.

Taste

Bittersweet and lightly spicy. Bitter orange zest, mocha coffee, liquorice, gentian, quinine, caramel, cola and rosemary.

Aftertaste

Liquorice, cola and cacao with orange zest and long lingering gentian freshness.

Overall

Bittersweet and spicy with cinnamon, cola, bitter orange and chocolate notes predominating, Averna is one of the best-known Amari.

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