Luxardo - Sambuca - 700ml

Luxardo - Sambuca - 700ml

Luxardo

  • £19.99


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Luxardo Classic Sambuca - sweet and smooth with the distinctive flavour of star anise. As an antique tradition would have it a tradition that to this day embraces all the countries of the Mediterranean basin Italy too has its anise basednationalliqueur: Sambuca. It is a sweet and strong liqueur containing essential oils obtained by steam distilling the seeds of star anise which are soluble in pure alcohol. A concentrated solution of sugar and other natural aromas are added to this.Already known and appreciated in ancient times for its therapeutic properties the anise plant originating from China became widespread through the centuries in the countries of the Mediterranean coast where it became widely used for preparing typical dishes and desserts. Above all the oils obtained from anise were used by liqueur firms to produce a selection of liqueurs such as: French Pastis Spanish Anis Turkish Raki and Greek Ouzo.The word Sambuca derives from the Arab word Zammut (= anise).The word "zamm&ugrave" still exists in the Sicilian dialect meaning an anise drink diluted with water luxardo.it


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