Category: Blackcurrant (crème de cassis) liqueurs
Product of: France
The original cassis made with the original blackcurrant variety, Noir de Bourgogne, used due to its intensely aromatic flavour. Noir de Bourgogne is now little used by most cassis producers as it is a very fragile variety easy damaged by adverse weather conditions with a low yield. Read more
Sampled on 21/04/2014
Clear, deep (almost opaque) maroon red.
Intense fresh blackcurrant and blackcurrant jam with an earthy note.
Thick and syrupy mouth feel with intense blackcurrant and blackberry with fruits natural tartness more balancing sugar. Subtle woody earthy notes add complexity.
Long, tongue coating tart jammy bramble fruit.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap