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Skinos Mastiha Spirit (700ml)

GREECE
$49. 99 Bottle
$599.88 Dozen
ABV: 30%
Ancient Greeks knew it as a cure for bellyaches. Roman emperors used to spice their wine with it. Turkish Sultan's harem ladies chewed it for fresh breath and fighting boredom.
From the small Mediterranean island of Chios, the only place where Mastiha tree's aromatic sap is harvested, this distinctive spirit has traveled the world. The sap is harvested by pricking the trees, causing them to 'weep'. The sap is then cleaned and distilled in a base of high quality neutral spirit which captures the aroma and flavour of the Mastiha. Sugar and mineral water are added before bottling. Enjoy chilled or as an after dinner drink. 30% Alc./Vol.

Other reviews... Light, syrupy with an almost minty pine cleansing freshness. Mellow and refined. 5 Stars - www.diffordsguide.com