Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap
Product of: France
This French liquorice based spirit is one of Europe’s and the world’s best-selling spirit brands. It dates back to 1932 when the 22 year-old Paul Ricard created his aniseed-flavoured drink and established a firm in Marseille to produce and market what he called pastis. Read more
Sampled on 06/01/2013
Clear, golden amber. Turns cloudy with water.
There’s a green, almost grassy, note to the pungent anise and liquorice nose.
The muscular palate demands taming with. Rich anise, but bone dry with a touch of fennel and herbal complexity, soft liquorice and minty lemon freshness.
Long lingering herbal liquorice.