Category: Pear Eaux-de-Vie
Product of: Saint Helena
Tungi (pronounced “Toon-Jee”) is an eau-de-vie distilled from the fermented juice of the prickly pear, which grows wild on the remote Atlantic island of Saint Helena. A British overseas territory, Saint Helena is most famous as the place where Napoleon was exiled in 1815, and where he died in 1821. Read more
Sampled on 31/03/2013
Pungent, reminiscent of grappa but with notes of hairspray and pear drops.
Fiery with fruity pear notes and cracked black pepper heat.
Incredibly lasting. Black pepper and pear re-emerge but the dominant note is sour.
Barcode UPC: 5 001035 601700
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap