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Antica Sambuca Classic can be enjoyed alone, with ice cubes, with a coffee or as a cocktail ingredient. It has a sweet taste with floral aromas of star anise, coriander, iris and rose as well as a slightly acidic finish which gives a pleasant balance to any preparation.
Description of Antica Classic Sambuca
Antica Classic Sambuca
- Colour: No colourings are added to this liqueur, keeping it clear in the bottle and the glass.
- Aroma: As with most Sambucas, star anise provides the main scent. Some other botanicals that lend their scent to this beverage include cinnamon, fennel, iris, coriander, roses, and citrus fruits. Altogether, this makes for a one-of-a-kind scent profile.
- Taste: As a liqueur, this alcoholic beverage is sweeter than most. This helps the drink to go down smoothly. The botanicals that provide this drink with its signature scent also provides it with a similar taste. Overall, this drink is spicy and sweet at the same time!
PRODUCER: The Antica Classic Sambuca brand was crafted by Rossi D'Asoago, Italy. The company relaunched in 2004. Today, the brand is famous, not only in Italy but around the world.
PRODUCTION DETAILS: The alcohol base used in this is made from sugar derived from beets. Alcohol made from sugar (much like rum) is not uncommon, as it provides a tasteless base. In liqueurs, sugars are added to make the drink sweeter. Beet sugar is also used for this. Almost a dozen botanicals are included in the making of this drink, including cinnamon, white pepper, sweet orange, rose, wormwood, anise, and fennel. Antica Classic Sambuca also insists on using demineralized water in its distilling process.