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Luxardo Maraschino Cherry Liqueur (700ml)

$69. 99
$839.88 Dozen
ABV: 32%

A benchmark elixir from Luxardo, a family owned company founded in 1821. This liqueur is produced by distilling Marasca cherries before maturation in unconventional Finnish ash casks. It pours a viscous water-like colour with tenacious cling to the glass and boasts a spice rack bouquet with penetrating, lifted aromas of cherry juice over secondary notes of fennel, spearmint, anise, sour dough bread and faint glace cherry. The thick, glycerous palate offers decadently rich flavours of sweet ripe cherry above marzipan and a layer of sweet spice. Silky throughout with super texture and a long aftertaste of cherry confectionary and marzipan. It's a world class liqueur. 32.0% Alc./Vol.

Other reviews.... The bouquet is lovely, balanced, properly astringent, ripe and juicy with scents of cherry stone and cherry juice. The palate entry is decadently sweet and textured with vibrant tastes of cherry compote and cherry preserves at midpalate. The finish is svelte, moderately syrupy and downright delicious. An outstanding liqueur: use it in an Aviation Cocktail. - 90-95: Superb/Highly Recommended - wineenthusiast.com

"Clear and bright, this cherry-flavored liqueur has an aroma more reminiscent of an eau de vie than a liqueur. On the palate, however, its texture is creamy and viscous. Its flavor is sugary up front, with an underlying heat, and a vibrant cherry flavor that shines through. While it might prove a bit too thick and sweet to drink on its own, it's obvious why this liqueur plays an essential supporting role in classic cocktails like the Last Word and Aviation." 92 points - distiller.com